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    • Abraham Lincoln's travels

    • Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. This monument is located in front of the Grandview Public Library of Spencer County, Indiana. It is believed Lincoln used to haul hoop-poles to Rockport, Indiana. One time while hauling poles, Lincoln was stung and a...
    • Dunes purchase

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. The first purchase of Dunes State Park on September 2, 1925. Governor Jackson and W.P. Gleason stood together on the highest point of Mount Jackson. Governor Jackson presented Gleason with a cane for commemoration. ...
    • Governor Jackson and family

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. The first purchase of Indiana Dunes State Park on September 2, 1925. Governor Jackson and his family pose on the Dunes shore in front of the Governor's cottage. The cottage is seen 150 feet behind them overlooking the...
    • Governor Jackson and household

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson with family and household members at their cottage on Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes State Park. Governor Jackson and family vacationed at the Lake in August 1925. This photograph is part of the album...
    • Deed presentation

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Ed Jackson presented the deed of the first purchase of Indiana Dunes State Park to W.A. Guthrie, Chairman of the State Conservation Board and Custodian of Indiana Dunes State Park. This photograph is part of...
    • Indiana flag on Mount Green

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. John O. Bowers, Gary Attorney, presented the deed of 106 acres to Everett L. Gardner, Chairman of the Dunes Park Purchasing Committee. The first purchase of duneland for Indiana Dunes State Park included Mount Green. ...
    • Presentation of Deed

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Everett L. Gardner, Chairman of the Dunes State Park Purchasing Committee, presented to Governor Ed Jackson the deed to 106 acres of duneland. This was the first purchase for Indiana Dunes State Park, September 2,...
    • Reading the Dunes deed

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson read the deed for the first purchase of 106 acres for Indiana Dunes State Park while John O. Bowers examined the check for $32,034.00. This photograph is part of the album "First Purchase of the Dunes."
    • Dunes first purchase check

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson presented John O. Bowers a check for $32,034.00 in payment for the first purchase of 106 acres of duneland for Indiana Dunes State Park. This photograph is part of the album "First Purchase of the...
    • Kiwanis Club proclamation

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Mr. T.A. Gottschalk stood on Mount Green reading a proclamation issued September 29, 1922, by the Indiana State Kiwanis in favor of the Indiana Dunes State Park. In photograph (left to right): T.A. Gottschalk, W.P....
    • Governor Jackson address on Mount Green

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson, on top Mount Green, delivered an address to the members of the Conservation Department and the Indiana Dunes State Park Purchasing Committee. He requested speedy action of the succeeding purchases of...
    • Ray Carlson

    • Historic People and Figures; Naturalist Services;
    • Color Photograph. Picture of Ray Carlson, former IN Dept. of Natural Resources Park Naturalist, taken during interpretive naturalist training session held at McCormick's Creek State Park.

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