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Title Ernst Hohman
Collection Photograph Collection
Catalog Number 001.1.008.002
Object Name Photograph
Description BW photograph of Ernst Hohman, the first settler of the land now known as Hammond, Indiana.

Ernst and his wife Caroline fled Chicago in July of 1851 during a cholera epidemic. They settled on a site located on the north bank of the Grand Calumet River where Hohman Avenue now crosses. This was named Hohmanville.
Caption Ernst Hohman, pioneer settler of Hammond IN (original)
Collection Location Main Photograph Collections: Drawer 23: Biographies H
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Item Type stillimage
Format Photograph
Imagefile 001\0011008002.JPG
Catalog date 2018-01-12
Subjects Historical
Neighborhoods
Pioneers
People Hohman, Caroline
Hohman, Ernst
Legal Status http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Search Terms Grand Calumet River
Historical
Hohman Avenue
Hohmanville
Neighborhoods
Pioneers