"Women Making History: Trailblazers of La Porte County"



  The current display for Fall of 2018 at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum is entitled “Women Making History: Trailblazers of La Porte County.” Featured are 15 amazing women, past and present, who, in their own unique ways, have made a difference in the building of La Porte County History.

   Some of those featured are first woman mayor of La Porte, Kathy Chroback, founder of VNA Hospice for La Porte County, Sandra Kowalski, Unity Foundation President, Maggi Spartz, and first settler in La Porte County, Miriam Benedict. Others include a Civil War nurse, a piano virtuoso, a lighthouse keeper, and a Naval Officer.