DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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 Museum Hours: 12-5 PM
Tuesday-Saturday or by appt.
Pay-what-you-want admission




FALL PROGRAM

The DCHS fall program will be "The Indiana Theater: A Private Historic Tour" on Saturday, November 22nd beginning at 11 AM. Tickets are free to members, $10 non-members. The tour will be hosted by Vince Sellers with appearances by theater owner Brent Barnhart and longtime employee Blaine Kalberer. For reservations call 257-0301 or email dchistory@sbcglobal.net. 

DCHS quarterly programs are presented by Daviess County Metal Sales and First Federal Savings Bank, with additional support from Gabhart Surveying, German American Bank, Wagler Mini-Barns, First Financial Bank, and Kelso Insurance.

Daviess County, Indiana

212 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.

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 have numerous varied opportunities for volunteering. For a current list of volunteer needs, click here (PDF)

We are now offering Genealogy Research Services for Daviess County- for more information see our Services page.

Dean Dorrell, President



Civil War Roundtable

The 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 Group

Like 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 dchsitory@sbcglobal.net if you'd like to join the mailing list. We now have our own Facebook page.

The next game day is December 6, and it will be a Kids & Family Day. We will be featuring games for kids ages 6+.

In addition the game group now meets every Wednesday night in the museum from 5 PM. Follow our Facebook page for announcements

Writers Group

Are you an aspiring author? A local writing group meets once per month at the museum hosted by Bryon Buckley to analyze and critique each other's work. Follow the local newspaper for exact date and time, or email dchistory@sbcglobal.net

Board meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month at 4:30 PM in the museum. .

Contact Information

 

Telephone
812 257-0301 or 812- 444-9360
Postal address
212 E. Main St. Washington, IN 47501
General email
dchistory@sbcglobal.net