Anderson Boat Landing and Bait Shop
The Culver Park portion of the access is pictured below. Just around the bend back in
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
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.
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