Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Anderson Boat Landing and Bait Shop  



The Culver Park portion of the access is pictured below. Just around the bend back in the hallow.

The Anderson boat house was also known as the Anderson Boat Landing and Bait Shop or as the Anderson Dock, Anderson's Livery - stated as being on S. State St.

1952 - June 18 - ...There was ample activity at the anderson boat landing last Sunday night, but it was reported that the big demand for reservations for fisherman is for this next weekend

1954, Aug. 25 - For Sale: 14 ft. Clinker built rowboat, reasonable. Anderson Boat Livery at West end of Town Park

1955, Jun 22 - Sail Boats For Rent bay day, week or month. Anderson Boat Livery at west end of Park. Also row boats, motors, and bait. Phone. 201

1955 - Jul. 6 - Lightning Strikes Twice Here on Fourth of July

    Lightnign struck a tree near the Anderson boat rental service at Culver Beach about 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. WIlliam ANderson and William Anderson Jr. who were standing nearby were both temporarily shocked.


    Mr. Anderson Sr. was taken to his home and a doctor called but he has apparently recovered entirely...


Mr. Anderson ran it into the 1960's.

Sitting down over the hill near the Train depot and west Pavillioon during the early 1960's and until the late 1960's or early 1970's.

A cement stairway with rails lead down to this area - and the access road below, in front of the one pavillion.

By the 1960 telephone directory he resided at 914 Lakeshore Dr.

1961 - Jul 19 - C. of C. Piier Now Marked By New Sign - ...The pier is located at the West end of the Town Park new Bill Anderson's piers, near the Washington Street viaduct...

Name: William Anderson Birth: 4 Sep 1887 - Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinoi s Death: 2 Feb 1977 - Peru, Miami County, Indiana buried Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana son of Francis Marion Anderson & Caroline Wertz His death is found:
    Thursday, February 3, 1977 Rochester Sentinel

    William W. Anderson, 89, former Culver resident, died Wednesday a 1:15 p.m. in the Miller Merry Manor nursing home in Peru following an extended illness.

    He was born Sept. 4, 1887 at Georgetown, Ill.

    A longtime resident of the Culver area, he had operated a boat livery on Lake Maxinkuckee.

    He was retired from Culver Military Academy.

    He was a member of the Culver American Legion Post and a veteran of World War I.

    Surviving are one son, William F. Anderson, Guntersville, Ala., and two grandchildren.

    Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Bonine funeral home in Culver. The Rev. Thomas French will officiate.

    Burial will be in the Culver Masonic cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. Friday.
he had:
    William Anderson Jr. married --- Shaw daughter of Forrest Shaw
      Greggory David "Greg" Anderson m.Name: Rhonda Mae Carswell Marriage: 8 Oct 1977 - Walnut Church of the Brethren R 1 Argos, Marshall, Indiana (divorced)







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