||Section 16 - 500.90A 1835 Original Survey|
|Section 16 c. 1837 500.90A (North shore town and academy)
||1872 - Section. 16
Est. of I N Morris 105 A ( also 80 A)
J. Duddleson - 30.60A & 10A
T. Houghton 90A.
J. Houghton Acreage not stated
J ___ name illegible 4A
G. A. Durr 10A
Lot no name no acreage stated
G. A. Durr 5A? - res (Lot 2 3A & 3A)
Dr. Durr No amount Stated lots as if to be 2 large
L D W [Lorenzo W. Wiseman]
|1876 - J. Castleman - 190A
1876 Section 16
||1880 North Section 16 - 500.90 Acres Town
I N Morris 185.34
B. W. Watt 15.50A
LakeView Club 15A
J Duddleson 109.31A
Tho. Houghton 90A.
J. E. Houghton 19.60A
E Parker 27 A
From the Logansport Daily Journal page 3 dated Aug. 27, 1882:
All the preliminaries for the extension of the Logansport branch of the
to Lake Michigan have been satisfactorily adjusted, and upon compliiance with a few
easy conditions the contact will be closed, and the work will be commenced and
pushed to completion.
Readers of the Journal are familiar with the route of this line to Marmont (Maxinkuckee),
and will have no difficulty in following it to South Bend and the lake...
With these advantages before them, our citizens are asked to consider one of the
conditions above named, which condition is that the right of way shall be furnished
free to the new line thorugh our county. The estimated cost of this right of way is
from $7,000 to $10,000 and it is proposed to raise the amount by subscription. A
consideraable portion of this subscription has already been secured, and a committee
appointed for that purpose will make an effort to raise the remainder during the
1883 - Oct 6 - The.Vandalia railroad company commenced laying iron at Marmount a d
ay or two ago, and-withln a short time the tract will be completed from Maxinkuckee
lake to the Nickle Plate railroad, a distance of about three miles,- Logansport Pharos
1888 - Meat Market / ?Hotel? - by Fred Keppler of Logansport and was demolished in
March 1933 to erect a Phillips 66 gas station and later was the Shell Gas station.
It was located on the Northeast corner of Lakeshore Drive and State Street
1889 - D. A. Bradley - Bradley Hotel
the Biography on his father
Daniel A. Bradley States:
At this place he purchased a place formerly owned by Celia Van Schoiack, and for
two years conducted a hotel opposite the location now occupied by his son
in the same line of business
1928 - Oct 24 Former resident Dies - Mrs. Celia VanSchoiack, of Los Angles, passed away of cancer,
October 10. The VanSchoiaks were in business here for several years but moved away 27 years ago
1896 - May 8 Wanted, at the D. A. Bradley restaurant, immediately, a first-class woman cook also to assist
in general house work. Good wages paid to right party. D. A. Bradley
1896 - Sep 8 - On account of failing health I want to sell or rent my entire business consisting
of a grocery and restaurant with butcher shop in connection, also good barn. Posession
will be given at once, excepting the butcher shop, that will be given the 1st of April 1897.
A small stock of goods, fixtures etc., for sale at a bargain Call on or address, D. A. Bradley,
1897 - Mar 19 - Mr. D. R. Avery, of South Bend has bought out D. A. Bradley and
will start business in earnest. He will put in a fine line of groceries and conduct a first
1897 - Oct 29 - Nearly a year ago, D. R. Avery moved to this city from South Bend, and took
possession of what was known at that time as Bradley’s restaurant and grocery...
This is most likely the building that sat at what is now
508 Lakeshore drive as on the far
left one can see the rear of another building which would of been the
Lakeside. David R. Avery in chair on porch,
two children are Ross Avery & Howard Leon Avery, Mattie Avery on left on upper level.
A Lie Nailed.
Mr. Editor.— I understand that Mr. D. R. Avery is reporting that when my husband sold him
his business three years ago, he agreed not to return to Culver .
Now we pronounce this a prevarication of the deepest lie, as no such an agreement was ever
We rented the store building to Avery for one year with the privelege of holding it two years
if he desired.
But he did not desire to retain the buildiug, hence we moved into it.
This is a free country, and it seems a little hard to be censured for occupying one’s own
We desire to live peacably, but do not care to be lied about. - Mrs. D. A. Bradley. Jun 29,
1900 Culver Herald
|1898 - Section 16
L. C. Dillion - 10A, 99.31A, 79.76, 75.60A
T. Houghton 89A
E. Duddle(son) 9.60A
E. Morris 21.49A/Morris Lake Front Plat
T. H. & L RRR Lake View Club 15 A.
J. J. Bryant
Incorporated Limits of Culver
||1900 - Evermans' Biological Survey|
|1903 - May 7 - Daniel Bradley has rented the
and will keep the same in connection with his present hotel and restaurant business
And as indicated by this business card had much earlier connecetions with the Kreuaberger
Hotel - sometime before October 25th, 1895 when the towns name was changed to
Culver from Marmont
1903 - June 4 - Daniel Bradley is going to put in a new cement walk in front of his
business block and contemplates putting a new roof on his porch
1903 - June 11 - Dan Bradley is putting in an eight foot cement walk in front of his
1904 - May 5 - Wanted Girl or middle age woman to work in hotel address D. A.
Bradely & son Culver, Indi
1904 - Nov 11 - Dissolution Notice
Notice is hereby given that the partnership existing between the undersigned as D. A.
& Son has this day ne have dissolved by mutal consent. All accounts due the late firm
will be collected by EdwinJ. Bradley, and all accountys due from the firm will be paid by
him he succeeding said firm in business
D. A. Bradley,
E. J. Bradley
from a Biography on
Edwin J. Bradley
Mr. Bradley was in business with his father for two and a half years, after which
he assumed the independent hotel venture, in which he has been so successful.
His house contains thirteen rooms, is well-arranged, modern in equipment, and
Mr. Bradley and son are erecting an
annex to their hotel,
dimensions being twenty-eight by one hundred feet, for the purpose of placing
therein one of the most approved bowling alleys found in the state, at a cost of
They are gentlemen of much business ability, and the excellent location of their
property, within a short distance from the Pennsylvania depot and the banks of
the beautiful Maxinkuckee lake, will make their resort one of the most popular
in the vicinity of the lake.
Their guests will find these gentlemen and the attaches of the hotel most courteous
at all times.
Besides the hotel, they keep in stock the best brands of cigars, tobaccos, candies,
fruits, ice cream and all soft drinks. We bespeak for them signal success in their
After this break-up it seems that Daniel A. Bradley also still took roomers on at his own
residence as this was found in th Apr 4 1907 citizen
1907 - Apr 4 - D. A. Bradley is building a large lunch room on
his property near
the Vandalia station. It will be about 23X44 and will cost upwards of $600. Mr. Bradley
found his home accomodations in such demand last season by vistiors that he has
conculded to enlard his facilitied fro handling both transient and permanent trade
In the 1905 Directory for Culver (title etc. unknown) - is listed:
Bradley Hotel - One Blk. W of Vandalia Depot P.O. Box 88
TE.-4 - E. J. Bradley, Prop.
||1906 - Restaurant - by the 1906 Sanborn Map which shows a large building
divided into 2 stores. |
1906 - Jul 19 - For Sale or exchange - A hotel and restaurant. Property good for any business.
add. Bradley Hotel
1906 - Jul 19 - It is no more than due to the management of the Bradley hotel to state that no charge
was made against Mr. Leaf for the service rendered during the three days
1906 - Sep 20 - Fred Weaver and Wife, who have been running the Bradley hotel this season,
returned to Chicago Tuesday
1907 - Jun 27 - Fireworks! Fireworks! - E. J. Bradley at the Bradley hotel will have the only stock of
fireworks in town this year. A large and complete stock, including blank cartridges
and at fair prices.
1907 - May 2 - D. A. Bradley to E. J. Bradley part outlot 4 Toner's add., Culver $2300
1908 - Sep 17 - D A Bradley is having all buildings treated to a fresh couat of white paint
1911 - Aug. 24 - Mrs. Emma P. Smith of South Bend, who is housekeeper in charge of the
Bradley Hotel during Mrs. Ed Bradly'e sickness, has an interesting lineage. She is the great
franddaughter of Marion Redding who history says died in George Washington's arms
immediately after crossing the Delaware, and she is the granddaugher of Rev. Philip Redding,
a pioneer methodism, who preached to the Indianas in Northern Indiana and Southern
Michigan before there was a church in the territory. Mrs. Smith was a nurse in the Civil and
Spanish-American wars and wears the badge of the Red Cross society.
1911 - Nov. 9 - Boys Had Some "Fun"... Some Fellows, said to be known, out on a spree
Mondayd night, perpetrated several mischievous jons wich may get them into trouble... A
section of the fence along the high walk east of the Bradley hotel was torn down.
|1914 - Restaurant & Rooms by the 1914 Sanborn Map
1914 - New Barber Shop - I have cpened a two-chair shop in the east room of the old Bradly
hotel, and will be pleased to see all my old frienda and customerys in my new location - E. A.
1915 - Mar 18 - Mr. Leighty is giving the old Bradely hotel a fresh coat of white paint
1917 - May 9 - W. H. Leighty has traded the former Bradley Hotel property and the cottage in the rear
to Frank and Ira McLane for *their 65-acre farm near South Bend. Mr. Leight and his family leave his week
for the new home. He expects to use th land largely for garen stuff. The McLanes will rent the hotel
1917 - Jun 20 - The Bradley Hotel is to be reopened. Mrs. Oberlin. daughter of Elias Jones, has rented i t.
1918 - Mar - Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burkett had left the Chadwick and opened the Bradley Hotel
1919 - Jan 15 - A small roof fire at the Bradley Hotel building, occupied by Richard Burkett, was put out with
bucketts before theapparatue reached there this morning
1919 - Aug 13 - Mrs Richard Burkett left about two weeks ago presumably for her parents home in Virginia
and 'Dick' hiked out a few days later for parts unknown. The Bradley hotel is being run by the Blacks, who
were employed by the Burketts
1919 - 0ct 29 - New Hotel Management - Henry Hass, recently of the Bay View has taken over
the Bradley hotel which Dick Burkett has been running for the past year.
1919 - Nov 12 - D. A. Bradley & son have dissolced partnership. The hotel business will be conducted by
1920 - Jun 23 - C. C. Boblett, until recently chef at the academy, has bought Mrs. Frank McLane's interest
in the old Bradley Hotel property and will take over the management of the house which was vacated
no to long ago by Mr. and Mrs Haas who went to the Bay View
|1920 - Jul 21 - Hotel Bradley becomes
Chasnelle, The Ad states : Now open -
throughly equiped and renovated, the former Bradley Hotel, hereafter to be known as "The Chasnelle"...