AUGUST MUSEUM EXHIBIT….Gone But Not Forgotten

Did you know that there were homes located on the North side of Lake Front Drive? There were 36 houses located between State Park Road and Central Avenue. Looking at the North side of the road now you would have never thought houses were built there at one time. The exhibit has pictures of the homes and explains where they […]

The Depot Remembers

Join us on Saturday, May 19th from 1 PM – 2:30 PM Ask any veteran alive today and he or she will tell you what they did was nothing; nothing compared to the sacrifice their brothers and sisters gave to all of us…. the ultimate sacrifice. At the Depot we take this opportunity to gather, […]

History for the Asking Project

The History for the Asking Project was started  in 2014 by the Depot Museum and Art Gallery group to help preserve the richexperiences and memories of the residents of Beverly Shores.  After training at Indiana State University by the IndianaHistorical Society, Depot Board Member, Ed Kleese set up a project called “Beverly Shores History for […]

A Brief History of the Depot

Broadway South Shore Line Station In 1929, Chicago Architect, Arthur U. Gerber designed the Beverly Shores South Shore station in the Mediterranean Revival Style.  It was one of nine similar stations built along this electric train line.   The small structure housed the station and the Station Master’s Residence. After the death of stationmaster, Warren […]

The Depot – Who we are. What we do. How you can help.

 The Depot Museum and Art Gallery is located within the South Shore Train Station in Beverly Shores, IN.  We were founded after the Dunes Woman’s Club and other concerned citizens saved the Depot from destruction, organized to have it placed on the Historic Registry, and raised funds to restore it.   When restoration was complete in […]