DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY


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 Museum Hours
Thursday-Friday 12-5 PM
Saturday 10 AM-5 PM
Sunday 1-5 PM
Available by Appontment
Call (812) 257-0301



Daviess County Museum

The Daviess County Museum is located on Main Street in Washington in the old Masonic Lodge building, originally constructed in 1868 and financed by money from the California gold rush. We host a large collection of artifacts and historical exhibits relating to the history of our county dating back to its founding in 1816 and before.
 

Archives Room


Our archvies room hosts a wide variety of documents of interest for genealogy researchers or the generally curious. Among the collectoin we have church histories, family histories, plat maps, school annuals, city directories, and more.


The Gill Funeral Practices Exhibit


This one-of-a-kind exhibit features a chronological journey through the history of the funeral business designed by longtime Gill's Funeral Home director James Pirkle. This Exhibit is restricted and must have a guide with you during viewing.  


 


 

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