212 E Main St.
Washington, IN 47501
Thursday-Friday 12-5 PM
Saturday 10 AM-5 PM
Sunday 1-5 PM
Available by Appontment
Call (812) 257-0301
New Membership ProgramThe DCHS membership program has changed. Membership will now run on an annual basis, the 2017 membership year begins October 1st and runs until September 30th, 2017. If you signed up or renewed your membership in 2016, you will be grandfathered in to 2017. Cllick here (PDF) for a membership application and a full list of terms and benefits.
Bicentennial Yard SignsThe Daviess County Historical Society in coordination with the Washington Bicentennial Committee are giving away 200 yard signs to Daviess County homeowners to commemorate historic houses built at least 100 years ago. To get yours, visit the Daviess County Chamber of Commerce, 1 Depot St. in Washington, between 8 AM and 4 PM weekdays. Signs are given on a first-come, first serve basis. Thanks to Backroads Advertising for the design and production.
Daviess County, Indiana
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
Doug Dougherty, President
Amazon SmileYou can support the Daviess County Historical Society through your purchases at Amazon.com. Just brose through the smile.amazon.com page and you should see the Daviess County Historical Society as your preferred charity. The DCHS will receive a percentage of all your purchases.
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.
Writers GroupAre you an aspiring author? A local writing group meets once per month at the museum hosted by Byron Buckley to analyze and critique each other's work. Follow the local newspaper for exact date and time, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Board meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5 PM in the museum. .