History Lives Here
Help us inspire our guests to understand the past and appreciate the future.
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.
Building & Restoration Committee shall recommend policies for the maintenance, repair, and occupancy of the physical facilities and shall advise the Executive Director or Facilities Manager in the execution of these policies. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of maintenance systems, preservation, restoration, carpentry, and the like, this might be a great fit for you.
Collections Care Committee shall oversee the proper maintenance and care of the Association’s collection and is responsible for accessioning items to and deaccessioning items from the collection. Meets on the first Tuesday of March, May-September, and November at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of archival storage, preservation, exhibit design, displays, or artifact care, we need you.
Development & Funding Committee shall be responsible for special fundraising events, grant applications, and raising additional revenue not covered by membership dues for the operation of the Association. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of fundraising, accounting, budgeting, finance, and strategic planning, please contact us for more details.
Publicity & Programs Committee shall plan the publicity, marketing and programs of the Association. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of marketing, public relations, communications, writing press releases, social media, event planning, or related areas, please share your expertise.
Volunteers & Governance Committee shall manage the activities of volunteers and ensure the Board of Governors receives ongoing board development. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of staffing, time management, volunteer recruitment, non profit governance, or for profit operations, please join us!
Jimmy Laud, Jr., President
Scott Bocock, Historian/Curator
In the News
> 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)
Thursday & Friday 3PM - 6PM
Saturday & Sunday 2PM - 6 PM