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
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