There is a beach hazard statement from the National Weather Service from Tuesday morning, September 21 through Thursday evening, September 23, 2021. Expect high waves and dangerous currents at Lake Michigan beaches. Remain out of the water to avoid dangerous swimming conditions and do not venture out onto piers, jetties, breakwalls or other shoreline structures.

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Barker Mansion

Built by one of the founding fathers of the railcar industry, John H. Barker, the Barker Mansion is a distinct and historic site in Michigan City, IN.

The Barker Mansion, built in 1905, is a thirty eight-room house turned museum, which contains original furnishings and art objects and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house, while actually lived in for only a very short time, has brought many years of enjoyment to the Barker family and to the residents of Michigan City. The Barker Mansion is available for rental for special occasions and weddings.

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