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About Us

The Historical Society of Decatur County is located halfway between Cincinnati and Indianapolis at 222 North Franklin Street in Greensburg, Indiana.  The Society’s office and museum are housed in a 19th century residence across from the Greensburg Post Office. 

The Society and its museum are funded by corporate sponsors, memberships, endowments, grants, and visitor donations.  The Historical Society of Decatur County is governed by a board of ten members.  The museum is managed by an executive director and functions with the assistance of volunteers interested in maintaining Decatur County’s history.   

Come visit the Historical Society of Decatur County Museum! 


Enjoy learning more about the past and utilizing our vast collection of historical and genealogical records. 

Please consider becoming a member so you can stay informed of upcoming events.  

Museum Hours 

All Year:  

Tuesday and Thursday 11am - 4pm

First Saturday of the month 1pm - 4pm

For other days and times, please call

for an appointment

We offer: 
  • Guided tours of the 19th century museum home  
    • During regular hours or by appointments​
    • With our impressive collections of Native American artifacts and 18th – 20th century memorabilia, visitors are sure to have a wonderful experience learning more about the history of Decatur County.   
  • Access to our large source of archives
    • Documents, photos, genelogical records, and family history collections relating to Decatur County
    • Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers are happy to assist you in doing general research or checking the genealogical records housed in our facility.
  • Historical outreach presentations
    • For groups of children or adults - school groups, clubs, and social organizations​
  • Many exciting yearly events 
    • See our Events Page above for information about upcoming events
  • A quarterly newsletter, called the Bulletin, to inform members. 
    • ​The Bulletin also features interesting articles submitted by both members of the Society and the general public.

Our Mission Statement

The Historical Society of Decatur County and its Museum are dedicated to preserving, recording, interpreting and presenting the historical heritage of Decatur County, Indiana.

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