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


This 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 n 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 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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