History

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Monroe County History Center

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Website monroehistory.org
Phone 812-332-2517
Email mchcoperations [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 202 E. Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

The Monroe County History Center's permanent and current exhibits remind us of our proud cultural and natural heritage and showcase items from our collection of over 50,000 artifacts-- documents, clothing, tools, furniture, toys, maps, and photographs/

Year Established 1973
Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated March 23, 2015

Monroe County History Club

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Phone 812-339-2518
Email mgchoosier [at] yahoo [dot] com
Description

The group meets at the American Legion the last Tuesday of every month. Free to anyone interested in sharing stories or giving presentation about local history.

Year Established 2013
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Farmer House Museum

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Website http://www.thefarmerhousemuseum.wix.com/homepage
Contact Emily Purcell
Phone 812-336-5597
Address 529 N. College
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Farmer House Museum, located in an historic 1869 residence, seeks to preserve and interpret family life in Monroe County, Indiana.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Monroe County History Center's Genealogy Group

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Website http://www.monroehistory.org/index.php
Phone 812-332-2517
Email genealogy [at] monroehistory [dot] org
Description

The local chapter of the Indiana Genealogical Society, the Monroe County History Center's Genealogy Group presents regular programs of interest to genealogists with emphasis on local research. Works to preserve, publish, and improve access to local records.

Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Monroe County Civil War Round Table

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Website http://www.mccwrt-in.org/
Contact David Wiley (President)
Phone 812 337-0649
Email davidwwiley [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
Description

The Monroe County Civil War Round Table is a group for the discussion of American Civil War history. Produces a monthly newsletter called The Sentinel.

Additional Contact Steve Rolfe (Secretary)
Phone 812 336-0757
Email srolfe [at] indiana [dot] edu
Subjects
Updated April 25, 2015

Society for Creative Anachronism - Local Branch

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Website http://www.midrealm.org/mynyddseren/index.html
Contact Christoph von Minz (Local Branch President)
Email christophvminz [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Non-profit education organization for people interested in the Middle Ages. Arts and Sciences Medieval research and recreation group.

 

Information listed is for local group; to contact the SCA directly, visit www.sca.org.

Subjects
Updated April 25, 2015
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