The public is invited to the opening of the new temporary exhibit at the
Westchester Township History Museum, “Westchester at War: WWII”, on
Saturday, Sept. 22 from 2-5 p.m.
The museum, and educational and cultural service of Westchester Public
Library, is housed in the historic Brown Mansion located at 700 W. Porter
Avenue in Chesterton. The exhibit will through Nov. 25.
“Westchester at War: WWII” is the first of an annual
series of exhibits which will highlight the efforts of Westchester Township
residents during times of war. All participation, including the efforts of
those who served in the military and those who remained at home, will be
Visit the new exhibit and see how the community
gathered in support of the war effort -- efforts that garnered Chesterton
recognition on WGN Radio. Enjoy refreshments, and listen to music of the
1930s and the 1940s. The Wolfgang Singers of Hobart High School will perform
at 2:30, 3:15, and 4:00 p.m.
The museum is open to the public free of charge Wednesday-Saturday from 1-5
p.m. or by appointment. For more information, call the museum at 983-9715.