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

Meyer Park Smmer Garden  



. 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
    1850-1876 I. N. Morris 175/185a   [Isaac N. Morris] - 185 A


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


1880 - E. Parker 27A


These quips are about it
    1886 - Aug 6 - Mayer's Beer hall at Maxinkuckee was totally destroyed by fire on last Friday morning at day break. It was supposed to have been the work of an incendiary. The building was a new two-story frame and connected with it was a large shed and bowling alley. The saloon was in charge of a man named Confare. The total loss foots up about $4000. There was no insurance.

    1886 - Aug 6 - Myer's fine two-tow story saloon building and bowling alley, erected this spring at Marmont on Lake Maxinkuckee, have been destroyed by fire. It was of incendiary orign, the building has having been satuarted with coal oil. Loss $2,500 - Ft. Wayne Sentinel

    1886 Jul 31 - Myer's fine two-story saloon building and bowling alley, erected this spring at Marmont, on Lak Maxinkuckee, have been destroyed by fire. It was of incendiary origin, the buildings having been satutated with coal oil. Loss, $2,500. Indianapolis News -

    1886 Aug 14 - Ft Wayne Sentinel - The brewery, beer garden and hotel at Maxinkuckee Lake burned last week, but the will be rebuilt on a larger scale'

    1886 Sep 2 Argos reflector - An iron-roofed, brick-walled saloon takes the place of the one recently destroyed by fire at Maxinkuckee Lake. May it not properly be denominated a stronghold of the devill


1894 - Mar 26 - Col Robert Kreuzberger has purchased the Antone Myer Beer garden at Lake Maxinkuckee and will place the same in charge of a competent manager. The garden contains three acres of improved land. The buildings are of a modern style architecture. Mr. Meyer resides at Terre Haute.

1895 - The "Meyer Park Summer Garden" as depicted in an 1895 Marmont (once the name of the town of Culver ) Agricultural Fair program ( click here to read the entire program).







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