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!


Support Us

  • Donate (monetary, goods & services, or artifacts dealing with Henry  County history)
  • Become a member (single, family, business, or lifetime) – Make your payment via check or online using PayPal
  • Volunteer  (your time, your skills, your services)
  • Enroll in Kroger Community Rewards Program! Details here.

Henry County Historical Society Commercials

Ball State Student Media on Vimeo

Multi Media Bar

129th Annual Meeting (part 2)


129th Annual Meeting (part 1)


Christmas Open House 2016


Commercial 2


Commercial 1