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Masks are required on public transportation, and in LaPorte Lake Counties as well as on national park and state government properties, both inside buildings and in outdoor spaces where you cannot socially distance. Most businesses still require masks and we suggest calling ahead or checking online for details regarding each business’s policy. 

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Cultural & Historic Attractions

Step into the past when you visit the many historic attractions throughout the South Shore. Buckley HomesteadChellberg Farm, Bailly Homestead and Barker Mansion are all long-standing homes that give visitors a view into the region's history. 

Wander to downtown Crown Point to find the historic Crown Point Courthouse, where you can shop in the small stores on the lower level.

Stop by the Aquatorium at Marquette Park in Gary to view the history of the area's Tuskegee Airmen and Octave Chanute, the grandfather of flight.

Explore the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail and learn about the brave soldiers who fought for our freedom. The trail serves as a guide for visitors who want to learn more about and pay respect to their veterans. Included in the trail is the Memorial Opera House, built in 1893 by a local chapter of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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