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Title Ernst Hohman
Collection Photograph Collection
Catalog Number
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
People Hohman, Caroline
Hohman, Ernst
Legal Status
Search Terms Grand Calumet River
Hohman Avenue