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Indiana Dunes Park Pavilion

Photo © 2019 David Bulit, Indiana Dunes Park Pavilion - Chesteron, Indiana

The history of the Indiana Dunes dates back to 200 BCE as evidence points to Native American communities using the area as a key hunting ground. Beginning in the early 1500s, European exploration and trade introduced a large rift in tribal relations. Entire populations moved westward, while others aimed to dominate large geographic trade areas