Museum Hours: 12-5 PM
Tuesday-Saturday or by appt.
RAIL FEST 2014The annual Daviess County Rail Fest is coming up May 16th and 17th in downtown Washington. Among this year's highlights are:
For more information call 257-0301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteers will also be needed througout both days, let us know if you can help and we will set you up with a time and assignment.
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.
Daviess County, Indiana212 E. Main Street, Washington, Indiana in downtown Washington. Main Street is one-way west.
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.
Monthly Gaming GroupLike tabletop board/card games? The Daviess County Museum is launching a monthly gamie day on the first Saturday of each month. Everyone is welcome to these informal, free, and fun days for all ages. Email us at email@example.com if you'd like to join the mailing list.
Board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 4:30 PM in the museum. .
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