Friday, August 18, 2017


On Tuesday,  September 12, 2017, the society will meet in its usual meeting  place, the Headquarters building of the La Porte City Parks Department. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

After our business meeting, the Residency Committee will present the awards for 2017.

First Family certificates are presented to individuals proving descent from someone who settled in the area which is now La Porte County before December 31, 1840.
Pioneer Family certificates go to those whose ancestors settled from 1841 to 1860; Settler certificates for 1861 through 1880; and Civil War certificates to descendants of  Civil War veterans who lived in the county before enlistment or who served in a local unit.

Guest are always welcome at our meetings. Refreshments are provided.
Find a form to apply for 2018 awards at