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|
|Relation||Show Related Records...|
Grand Calumet River