Chautauqua-Wawasee thought it might be fun to have a Secret Santa Drawing! We can’t give you too many details, or we’d spoil the surprise, but we hope you’ll visit our Facebook Page for details. Our “Secret Santa” was VERY generous this year!
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We are very disappointed to announce that after consultation with our partners, Syracuse Chamber and Syracuse Parks Department, we have decided to cancel this year’s Old Fashioned Christmas. We wish to thank the many people who have put an incredible amount of time, energy, and money into planning this event; I know we’re all disappointed. […]
Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration For those looking for a unique fun-filled Christmas family activity, Chautauqua-Wawasee, along with the Syracuse Parks Department and Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce, plan the 2nd annual Old Fashioned Christmas at Oakwood Resort for November 28, from 6:00 to 8:00. The celebration is open to the public, free of charge, no registration […]
Chautauqua-Wawasee has asked local historian Ann Garceau of the Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum, and Erin Lomax of the Smithsonian Institute to share their knowledge of “What’s in the Depths of Lake Wawasee?” Based on their research, they will surprise, entertain and delight with stories about cars, boats, coins, and other relics known to have been lost, […]
Chautauqua-Wawasee and Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum are collaborating to offer the second annual Native American series, which consists of three programs that explore the history of Native Americans in northeastern Indiana. Each of the three one-hour programs will be presented over a three-day period, September 3-5, at the Syracuse Community Center, offered free of charge. Each […]
A look at women’s suffrage in Indiana with Marsha Miller By Mary Hursh Over the past month, area residents have learned quite a bit about the woman’s suffrage movement which began in 1848 and culminated with the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote on August 26, 1920. Speakers and […]
Mapping Indiana Women’s Suffrage Movement By Mary Hursh The women’s suffrage movement spanned decades. In 1911, the Woman’s Franchise League of Indiana was formed and became the propelling force for the right to vote. Women from all walks of life participated in the many marches, campaigns, and demonstrations that finally resulted in the passage […]
The centennial anniversary of the passing of the 19 th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted women the right to vote is August 26. To celebrate this event, an Old Fashion Ice Cream Social is set with Congresswoman Jackie Walorski greeting the crowd at 11:30 on Saturday, August 29 at the Gazebo in Lakeside […]
Helen Gougar — Reformer in the Suffrage Movement By Mary Hursh Helen Mar Jackson Gougar (1843-1907) was an advocate for women’s suffrage as a lawyer, writer, and lecturer. Gougar was admitted to the bar by the Tippecanoe County Circuit Court on January 10, 1895, and in 1897, she was admitted by the Indiana Supreme Court. […]