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In 2016 the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc. (MRHTS) will be gathering

up north on the First Subdivision

September 30 through October 2, 2016

Mark your calendars now. We are planning for a Hammond to South Bend excursion on the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad and a day touring the History Museum campus in South Bend. The campus includes the
Studebaker National Museum, The History Museum and historic Copshaholm, the 38 room J.D. Oliver Mansion.

Conevention Hotel HQ announced.

Ramada Hammond Convention and Conference Center

4141 S. Calumet Ave. (141st. and Calumet)

Hammond, IN 463201132

Reservation: 1-219-933-0500 (No online reservations accepted.)

Mention Monon HistoricalTechical Society for the group rate.

We have also reserved rooms at the nearby Fairfield Inn, Hammond, Indiana. (219-845-6950)

7720 Corinne Drive, Hammond, Indiana 46323

Be sure to mention "Monon" for a discounted room rate.

If you are planning on attending, PLEASE make your reservations as soon as possible.

Schedule Of Events

Saturday's times will be announced at a later date

All times listed are Central Standard Time (Chicago)

Friday: September 30, 2016

12:30 p.m.  Pullman Porter Museum 10406 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60628- guided tour, transportation is on your own; a Google map is available on their website,

6:00 - 6:45 CST Welcome To The 2016 Annual Meeting and Convention.Ramada Inn HQ Hotel. Cash bar available.

7:00 CST Annual Banquet at Convention HQ Hotel, Guest speaker Dr. Richard Barnes PhD, President Hammond Historical Society

Saturday, October 01, 2016.

Shuttle bus to Hammond South Shore Station. Excursion to South Bend, IN.

Shuttle bus between Airport and History Museums in South Bend and back to station

Return to Hammond via the South Shore.

(Sat. leave Hammond at 9:24 am CDT. Arrive South Bend 12:10 EDT. Return; leave South Bend @5:45 pm EDT arrive Hammond 6:29 CDT.)

Sunday, October 02, 2016

8:30 CST 41 st Annual Meeting of the MRHTS, at Convention HQ Hotel

10:00 to 3:00 CST 2016 Swap Meet at Convention HQ Hotel



Questions, contact the Convention Chairman at

(Please include "2016 MRHTS Convention" in subject line.)

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