Hesston is an unincorporated community in Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.
History [ edit ]
A post office was established at Hesston in 1877, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.
The community was named for P. M. Hess, an early settler. [3 ] [4 ]
Culture [ edit ]
The Hesston Steam Museum, which contains several railroads with multiple track gauges including
( 3 ft 914 mm) narrow gauge, ( 2 ft 610 mm) narrow gauge, 14 in ( 356 mm) gauge, and ( 7 in 1⁄ 2 190.5 mm) gauge, is located just west of Hesston. [5 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved . 2008-01-31
^ "Hesston, Indiana". . Geographic Names Information System United States Geological Survey . Retrieved . 2009-10-17
^ "La Porte County". Jim Forte Postal History . Retrieved . 29 December 2014
^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). . Lewis Publishing Co. p. 94. A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana
^ "Homepage". Hesston Steam Museum . Retrieved . 29 December 2014