Bailly Homestead Candlelight Tour at National Lakeshore

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Date: June 23, 2017

Take a candlelight tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s historic Bailly Homestead on Saturday, July 8, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Learn about life in Northwest Indiana 150 years ago during this free, night-time tour. Meet the ranger at the Bailly/Chellberg parking lot at 7:30 pm and be prepared for a leisurely 1/3 mile hike through the woods to the homestead. No reservations are necessary.
Park volunteers and staff will introduce visitors to the Native American Potawatomi lifestyle as well as the life of fur traders like Joseph Bailly. Learn about the Bailly family history as you tour the Bailly home. Then enjoy a night hike on your way back to the parking lot. Bring a flashlight and insect repellent.
The Bailly/Chellberg parking lot is located at 618 North Mineral Springs Road in Porter, Indiana. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at and our Facebook page at

Last updated: June 23, 2017

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