Portion of Mineral Springs Road Closed During Duneland Harvest Festival
The National Park Service will close off the portion of Mineral Springs Road between Oak Hill Road and U.S. Highway 20, in Porter, Indiana, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 19& 20. This closure will allow visitors to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Duneland Harvest Festival to safely park and walk into the program site at Chellberg Farm.
For more information on this closure, please contact ranger Rich Eshenaur and for information on Duneland Harvest Festival, please contact the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center at (219)395-8914.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 391 units of the National Park System ranging form Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Watch the PBS series “America’s Best Idea” premiering on September 26, 2009, to learn more about our national parks. More information can be found at www.nps.gov/INDU.
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“Century of Progress” homes at the 1933-1934 Chicago World’s Fair showcased innovative building materials and designs. In 1935, developer Robert Bartlett moved five of these houses to Beverly Shores. These homes are being restored.