Bicentennial Events

April 30, 2022         2 -3 pm          Museum Gallery

          "Recreating Historical Clothing" Donna Swinford will give tips on how to make your own historical costume. The Historical Society is planning to have a Historical Costume Contest later in the year.

May 7, 2022             7 - 8 pm         Museum Gallery

           "An Early Greensburg Enterprise: The Erdmann Family Cigar Manufacturing Business" Phillip Jackson, Jr. will share the history of the Erdmann Family's Cigar Business that was located on the east side of the Courthouse Square.

May 14, 2022          Noon - 5 pm            

            "Township Tour: Part 1" Pick up a map and booklet at the Historical Society of Decatur County Museum for a free, self-guided driving tour of the northern portion of the county. Part 1 includes locations in Adams, Clinton, Fugit and Salt Creek townships. Some of the locations will be open for people to tour and learn more about that part of the county. Save your maps and booklets for next weekend for Part 2 of the Township Tour!

Open Locations For This Day Include:

-St. Paul Historical Museum

-Dr. Tremain's Historical Doctor's Office

-Decatur County Poor Farm Site

-Sandusky United Methodist Church

-Kingston Presbyterian Church and its connections to the Underground               Railroad

-Springhill Presbyterian Church

-New Point Community Center

May 21, 2022          Noon - 5 pm 

             "Township Tour: Part 2" If you don't already have one, pick up a map and booklet at the Historical Society of Decatur County museum for a free, self-guided driving tour of the southern portion of the county. Part 2 includes locations in Washington, Jackson, Sand Creek, Marion and Clay townships. Some of the locations will be open for people to tour and learn more about that part of the county.

Open Locations For This Day Include:

-Strauther Pleak Round Barn

-Interior of the Decatur County Courthouse

-Burney-Clay Township Volunteer Fire Department

-Pumphery Graham Cemetery

-Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

-Letts Community Volunteer Fire Department

-Westport Covered Bridge

-Waynesburg Christian Church

-Sardinia Baptist Church