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Premiere of ‘To Make a Beginning’ July 31 Hoosier Theater, Vevay, IN “To Make a Beginning” is the story of Jacob and Charlotte Weaver, the first owners of the Venoge Cottage. We follow Jacob, Charlotte, their family and others as they create and shape the new State of […]

Will of Louis Gex Oboussier, 1820

Louis Gex Oboussier            Louis Gex Oboussier (1771-1845) was born in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. He came to this country in 1804 with his wife and family. He purchased 319 acres along Indian Creek, renamed Venoge, by the Swiss after a river […]