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Founded 1833
Ceased to exist 1876
Location U.S. 12 west of Steel Mill/NIPSCo Plant entrance
Porter, IN 46304
Nearest City Porter, Indiana
Coordinates 41°40′N 87°02′W / 41.66°N 87.04°W / 41.66; -87.04


Year Event
1666 Jesuit missionaries, Frs. Allouez, Marquette, Dablon begin to come through area.
1674 Father Marquette pauses on way north, shortly before his death.
1679 LaSalle and Tonti pass through; establish base near St. Joseph.
1750 Little Fort is built by French near site of present Dune State Park
1780 Little Fort abandoned by English; Tom Bradley in the “Battle of the Dunes.”


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Open pit iron mine, now closed.

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