The New Student's Reference Work/Michigan City, Ind.

Michigan City, Ind., a town in Laporte County, on Lake Michigan, and its only lake-port, 38 miles east of Chicago. It has a good harbor, and manufactures cars, refrigerators, hosiery, knit underwear, lumber, launches and launch-engines, pressed sand-brick, furniture and boats. It also enjoys a large trade in salt, lumber and iron-ore. It contains a college and state-prison and car-shops. Population 19,027.