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The Center for Culver History hosts the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library’s traveling exhibit through July 20th.  The exhibit celebrates the life and work of Indiana’s premier social critic and writer, and features interactive displays and replicas of Kurt, Jr.’s typewriter, Purple Heart and more. Running along with the Memorial Library display is an exhibit curated […]

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Check out our NEW set of 8 note cards! ┬áSend out Thank-You’s or Forget-Me-Not’s in high style with vintage images from Culver’s diverse history. They were commissioned by the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver, IN and were inspired by a collection of old photos and postcards. ┬áThe images were selected by Judy Kimmel Sawhook […]

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On Dec. 28, 1985, the Maxinkuckee Village lost one of the last vestiges of its formerly active business community, the Manor Market at the northeast corner of East Shore Drive and 18B Road, to fire. The market, known in the 1930s as Van’s, changed its name to R & J circa 1947. Apartments were also […]

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        ABOVE: In 1941, the garage and tenant residence at the Marmon cottage, at 1100 East Shore Drive on Lake Maxinkuckee, burned to the ground. The structure likely dated to the 1880s, when Daniel and Elizabeth Marmon arrived here and established the cottage, today occupied by the Greenleaf descendants of the Marmons. […]

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