Friday, May 6, 2011
Lake County Historical Group To Discuss Train Wreck
The Merrillville/Ross Township Historical Society in Lake County will meet on Sunday, May 15 at 1 pm at the Merrillville/Ross Township Museum (13 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville IN 46410). Richard Lytle, author of "The Great Circus Train Wreck of 1918," will present a program about the famous Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus Train that crashed in 1918 on its way to Hammond. There will be a book signing following the presentation and refreshments will be served. This program is free and open to the public.