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 […]

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 […]

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 […]