Museum Hours: 12-5 PM
Tuesday-Saturday or by appt.
THE TIME MACHINE
First Quarter 2014 ProgramJoin the Daviess County Historical Society on March 22nd for a trip through the ages with visits from a member of George Rogers Clark's company, President Abraham Lincoln, and a 19th-century schoolteacher while you tour the Daviess County Museum. Tours start at 4 PM and depart every 15 minutes through 5:30. Reserve your tour today by calling 257-0301 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Member price is $10 for one and $15 for two, non-members cost $15 for one and $25 for two. There will be finger food afterwards in the Brooks Allen Art Gallery and Daviess County historian L. Rex Myers will be on-hand to answer questions.
Quarterly programs are sponsored by: Daviess County Metal Sales, First Financial Bank, Terri Kelso Insurance Agency, and Wagler Mini-Barns.
DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORY FAIRWe are pleased to announce the first annual Daviess County History Fair will be happening the weekend of Rail Fest May 16th and 17th in the Daviess Room of the Museum. Do you have scrapbooks, photographs, books, clothing, jewelry, or other memorabilia from your family, organization, or business that you would like to show to the community? For this special weekend the DCHS will host your own little museum in ours. Be creative and show off your history to us! See more info and get a registration sheet.
Students can participate as well! Create an exhibit on a historical topic for a chance to win prizes. Download an entry form and see the guidelines.
International TableTop Day April 5The Museum will be hosting an event for the second annual International TableTop Day during normal hours (12-5 PM) on Saturday April 5th. We'll be playing tabletop games (board and card games) and serving refreshments all afternoon. Admission is waived for the day. Please email or call if you have games you can bring for the day.
The annual members meeting will be held at 11:30 AM before the gaming begins. All current DCHS members are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.
Daviess County, Indiana212 E. Main St. Washington, IN
Welcome to the Daviess County, IN, Historical Society. We are dedicated to preserving and recording the history of the county, assisting those with questions of a historical nature, and entertaining and educating guests who visit us in the museum. We are open to the public from noon-5 PM Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment
For daily news, photos, and more from our staff please check out our Facebook page.NEW: Check out our YouTube channel for daily video blogs and more.
If you are interested in joining and supporting the cause, our membership application is here.
We are now offering Genealogy Research Services for Daviess County- for more information see our Services page.
Dean Dorrell, President
Civil War RoundtableThe Daviess County Civil War Roundtable meets on the third Monday of the month (except July and December) at 6:30 PM in the Museum to discuss Civil War related topics. Each month we have a feature presentation from one of our members or a guest speaker. Everyone is invited to join us.
Board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 4:15 PM in the museum. .
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