Our History

Mission of the Henry County Historical Society is…

to educate, both young and old, about the rich history of our county by stimulating community involvement, fundraising, and the collaboration of like-minded organizations through programming, special events, meaningful storied exhibits, and diversified long-range planning. Only by learning about our past may we know who we are in the present & wisely plan for the future.”


Contact Us


606 South 14th Street
New Castle, IN 47362

Phone: (765) 529-4028

Email: henrycountyhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Hours: March through December (Closed January/February)

Wed – Fri: 1 pm – 4:30 pm

Sat: 10 am – 1 pm

Entry Fee: $3.00 Adults / $2.00 Students / Members and Under 6 Free

Free Admission on the first Saturday of every month!


Become a Member

2017 membership form This opens a .pdf form that may be printed and either mailed or brought to the Museum.  Membership may be paid via check or PayPal (see information below).

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Henry County Historical Society Commercials

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130th Annual Meeting

For those of you unable to attend our 130th Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 23, 2017, we...

World War I: 100 Years (Exhibit Opening~2017)

Opening Remarks (Gene Ingram, HCHS Board President, and Tim Rainesalo, HCHS Executive...

129th Annual Meeting (part 2)


129th Annual Meeting (part 1)


Christmas Open House 2016


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