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Lake County, Indiana Resources

Historical Societies

Merrillville - Ross Township Historical Society
13 W. 73rd Avenue
Merrillville, In.
(219)756-2042 -Sundays from 1-4 p.m.

Lake Station Historical Society INC
PO Box 5253
Lake Station, IN 46405-2232
Phone: 219/962-2836

Hammond Historical Society INC
564 State St.
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: 219/931-5100

East Chicago Historical Society
2401 E. Columbus Dr.
East Chicago , IN 46312
Phone: 219/397-2453

Schererville Historical Society
PO Box 333
Schererville, IN 46375
Phone: 219/322-1699

Marktown Preservation Society
%Paul Meyers
405 Prospect
East Chicago , IN 46312

Hobart Historical Society INC
PO Box 24
Hobart , IN 46342
Phone: 219/942-0970

Dyer Historical Society INC
Dyer Town Hall
1 Town Sq.
Dyer , IN 46311
Phone: 219/865-6108
Fax: 219/865-4233

Lake County Historical Society & Museum
5131 Canterbury Ave.
Portage, IN 46368
Phone: 219/662-3975

Three Creeks Historical Association INC
% Lowell Public Library
1505 Commercial Ave.
Lowell, IN 46356

ST. John Historical Society INC
PO Box 134
ST. John, IN 46373
Phone: 219/365-8550

South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society
% Donald Barman
7910 W. 109th Ave.
Crown Point, IN 46307

Highland Historical Society
% Bank of Highland
2611 Highway Ave.
Highland, IN 46322

Griffith Historical Society
PO Box 678
Griffith, IN 46319
Phone: 219/924-7246

Whiting - Robersdale Historical Society
1610 119th St.
Whiting , IN 46394
Phone: 219/659-1432

Hessville Historical Scociety
7205 Kennedy Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323
Phone: 219/844-5666

Munster Historical Society
1005 Ridge Rd.
Munster, IN 46321
Phone: 219/836-8810

Gary Historical Cultural Society
2409 W. 5th Ave.
Gary, IN 46404
Phone: 219/882-3311

Cedar Lake Historical Association INC
Lake of the Red Cedars Museum
PO Box 421
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
Phone: 219/374-6157

Genealogical Organizations

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society
103 Jefferson Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219/462-0524
President: Helen Bollen
Email: Doris Brozak
Web Page: Northwest Indiana Genealocial Society

County Historian

Rebecca Crabb
Lake County Historian
3606 Belshaw Rd.
Lowell, IN 46356
Home Phone: 219/696-6015

County Library

Lake County Public Library Main Branch
1919 W. 81st Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone: (219) 769-3541

Lake County Public Library
13330 Parrish Ave
Cedar Lake, IN
Phone: (219) 374-7121

Lake County Public Library
3491 W 41st Ave
Gary, IN
Phone: (219) 980-5180

Lake County Public Library
5921 W 25th Ave
Gary, IN
Phone: (219) 844-8809

Lake County Public Library
940 N Broad St
Griffith, IN
Phone: (219) 838-2825

Lake County Public Library
8701 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN
Phone: (219) 836-8450

Lake County Public Library
1001 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN
Phone: (219) 322-4731

Lake County Public Library
9450 Wicker Ave
St John, IN
Phone: (219) 365-5379

Gary Public Library
220 W 5th Ave
Gary, IN
Phone: (219) 886-2484

Hammond Public Library
564 State Street
Hammond, IN 46320

Health Department's

Note: Gary, Hammond and East Chicago records are kept within their cities, the rest of Lake County can be found at the county office.

Lake County Health Department
2293 N. Main St.
Crown Point, IN 46307-1896
Phone: (219)755-3655
Fax: (219)755-3668

East Chicago City Department of Public and Environmental Health
3901 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312-2596
Phone: (219)391-8467
Fax: (219)391-8494

Gary City Health Department
1145 W. 5th Ave.
Gary, IN 46402-1795
Phone: (219)882-5565
Fax: (219)882-8213

Hammond City Health Department
649 Conkey St.
Hammond, IN 46324-1101
Phone: (219)853-6358
Fax: (219)853-6403

Clerk of Circuit Court

Lake Circuit Court Clerk
2293 N. Main St.
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: 219-755-3443

Vital Records

Birth $6.00 - State office has had birth records since October 1907
Death $4.00 - State office has had death records since 1900
For earlier records, write to Health Dept. in city or county where event occurred
Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $1.00 each
Check or money order should be made payable to Indiana State Department of Health

Vital Records Section
State Department of Health
1330 West Michigan Street P.O. Box 7125
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125
(317) 383-6274.

Marriage - Clerk of Circuit Court or Clerk of Superior Court in county where license was issued
(Certified copies are not available from State Health Department)

Divorce - County Clerk in county where divorce was granted.

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