About the Pike County, Indiana Historical Society

The Pike County Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1960, reorganized in 1981, and incorporated in 1987.

The purpose of the Pike County Historical Society is to arouse public awareness and appreciation of the history of Pike County, Indiana. The primary activities utilized to achieve this goal include collecting, preserving and interpreting objects and artifacts pertaining to Pike County through exhibition, education and research. The Society believes an understanding of the past illuminates the present and gives vision for the future.

Any person interested in historical matters may be submitted as a member upon payment of yearly dues.

Newsletters are published six times per year on a bi-monthly schedule beginning with the February issue. As dues are paid on the calendar year, new members will receive the newsletter for that year.

Queries are welcome and may be printed as long as there is space in the newsletter. Submissions of articles for the newsletter are also welcome as long as they pertain to the history and/or families of Pike County.

Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month, January through November at 6:30 p.m. at the Pike County Museum (406 Main Street, Petersburg, Indiana). During the winter months, the meetings may be moved to the public library.

The mailing address for the society is:

Pike County Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 216
Petersburg, IN 47567

Pike County Historical Society Membership form
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