To promote the heritage of Ohio County through the collection, preservation, and display of artifacts pertaining to local and area history, by means of the Ohio County Historical Society and its educational programs
About Our Organization
Established in 1968, the Ohio County Historical Society opened its museum in 1972. Housed in a 19th century plow factory, most of the contents have been donated by Ohio County residents, their families, and friends. Displays focus on the 1800′s and early 20th century life and events. .
The Ohio County Historical Society has a variety of sources to assist in researching your family history. We will do a search for you for $15.00 per name. There is no charge if you visit the museum and conduct the search for yourself.
YOU CAN RENT ALL OR PART OF THE MUSEUM FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY, EVENT, FAMILY REUNION, CONFERENCE, SQUARE DANE, WHATEVER THE OCCASION..... call the Director for details and rates - special rates for Museum members. Call 812-438-4915 for details.