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RAIL FEST 2013 SPECIAL EVENTS
May 18, 2013, noon to 7 in downtown WashingtonFULL REGISTER OF RAIL FEST ACTIVITES (PDF)
Among this year's featured attractions include
We welcome non-profit groups to use the Rail Fest as a fundraising opportunity. Call or email to inquire about booth space.
- Model Railroads from around the state, including the incredible O'Gauge Club of Indianapolis
Lookalike Contest. Dress in your best worst hobo attire and meet at the
Depot stage at 4 PM. Prizes for ages 5-under, 6-10, 11+.
Fest Art Contest: Submit your artwork or photography and win prizes, or
compete in our sidewalk chalk event. For details on submitting download
the art show entry form
- Rail Fest Talent Stage: Musicians and other performers can register to appear on our talent stage. Download and return this application. The deadline to apply is May 13.
- Downtown History Tour. Ride the streetgoing city train for a 30-minute guided tour of historic downtown Washington.
- Food and craft vendors, appearences by Presidents Lincoln and Washington, model train raffle and more.
Daviess County, Indiana212 E. Main St. Washington, IN
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
If you are interested in joining and supporting the cause, our
application is here.
We are now offering Genealogy Research Services for Daviess
County- for more information see our
Dean Dorrell, President
Spring Program/Annual MeetingDon
Cosby's history tour of Washington makes a return for the DCHS
quarterly program on April 28 at 1:30 PM. Tickets are $10 and should be
reserved by calling 257-0301 or email email@example.com. Riders
should meet at the museum to begin.
This is also the annual
meeting for DCHS members. We will meet in the museum at 12:30 to
discuss several topics of interest. All active members are encouraged
DCHS annual programs are underwritten by First
Federal Savings Bank of Washington and Daviess County Metal Sales in
association with Gabhart Surveying, Old National Bank, Express Job
Services, and First Financial Bank.
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
Board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 4:15 PM in the museum. .
(812) 257-0301 or 444-9360
212 ½ E. Main St. Washington, IN 47501