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INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Join rangers at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for an afternoon exploring two of our historic homesteads on Saturday, May 27, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Meet at 12:00 pm in the Bailly/Chellberg parking lot for an informative 90-minute hike to the Bailly Cemetery. Upon returning, explore the interiors of the Chellberg Farmhouse and the historic Bailly Homestead from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Learn about early settlers and farmers who came to this region in the 1800s. You can also see the farm animals who have recently returned to the Chellberg Farm.
The Bailly Homestead / Chellberg Farm main parking lot is located on Mineral Springs Road between U.S. Highway 20 and U.S. Highway 12 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 www.nps.gov/indu and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 417 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Up to 2 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.