Lorane, Indiana facts for kids
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Whitley County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||946 ft (288 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||438307|
The community used to have three different names before the present-day name of Lorane. It was first called Steam Corners, so named after its steam-operated sawmills. It also used to be called Glory, so named after a legend about a local traveler who "went through Glory" after crossing a stream and seeing beautiful scenery. The community also had the name Buzzards Glory at one point. The present day name of Lorane was likely named after Lorraine, in France.
A post office was established at Lorane in 1851, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904.
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