History Lives Here

Help us inspire our guests to understand the past and appreciate the future.

Our Mission

The Cedar Lake Historical Association (CLHA) presents the relevance of Cedar Lake history through our unique programs, special events, and the Museum at Lassen’s Resort on the shores of Cedar Lake, Indiana.

Cedar Lake Historical Association

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2021 Officers

Vickie Rainwater, President
Jennifer Lockhart, Vice President
Sherryl Reeves, Secretary
Sam Russell, Treasurer
Tim Cook
Earl Gundelach
LouAnn Miller
Mardie Tuttle
Julie Zasada, Executive Director

Non-voting Members

Scott Bocock, Historian/Curator
Jimmy Laud, Jr., Past President
Ralph Miller, Town Liaison

Diane Jostes
Millie Schreiber
Anne Zimmerman


In the News

> How volunteer roles and needs have been altered through pandemic (March 4, 2022)
> Smithsonian traveling exhibit to be featured in Cedar Lake (February 11, 2022)
> Indiana towns to host Smithsonian exhibit (February 2, 2022)
> Historical Association Bringing Back Steamboat Tours of Cedar Lake (August 15, 2021)
> Cedar Lake Celebrates New Community Placemaking Pier (August 1, 2021)
> Cedar Lake History Takes Steamy Trip to Community’s Early Days (July 30, 2021)
> Steamboat Tour Offers Glimpse Into Cedar Lake’s Past (July 27, 2021)
> CLHA Calls Back to Resort Roots with Museum Rebranding (May 9, 2021)
> Funding for Climate Control Enhances Visitor Experience (May 8, 2021)
> Cedar Lake to Build New Pier Near Town Hall, Historical Society (May 3, 2021)
> Steam Through History partnership recreates resort-era experience (April 29, 2021)
> CLHA uses Heritage Support Grants to Grow, Expand Mission (February 9, 2021)
> Cedar Lake Nonprofit Receives Funding for COVID 19 Response (August 13, 2020)
> State Grant to Help Historical Society Tell the Story of Cedar Lake (August 7, 2020)
> Cedar Lake Museum Receives Funding for Exhibit Redesign (July 23, 2020)
> CLHA Receives Grant to Expand Annual Family Fun Fest (August 10, 2017)
> CLHA Receives Funding for Capital Planning (June 21, 2017)
> CLHA Receives Funding for Archives (June 10, 2017)
> CLHA Receives Funding for Restoration (December 20, 2016)
> CLHA Selected to Participate in National Museum Assessment Program (August 8, 2016)