The Wanatah Historical Society was formed in 1996 by a group of concerned citizens from the areas of Cass, Clinton and Dewey Townships in LaPorte County (IN) and Morgan, Essex and Washington Townships in Porter County (IN).
From the early days, through today and into the future it is the intent of the Society "To Remember - To Preserve" the history of Wanatah and the surrounding area for all future generations.
To engage in the documentation, collection, preservation
and recording of information, genealogy and other items of historical interest
concerning the area prior to, and after, the recording and incorporation
of the Town of Wanatah and to include Cass and Clinton townships in LaPorte
County and Essex, Washington and Morgan townships in Porter County.
To do research concerning the history of the Wanatah area for educational purposes.
To maintain an association of persons having an interest in preserving the past and future history of the area.