• May Junior Historical Society Meeting

    Our May 20th Junior Historical Society meeting will be a field trip to the historic Beck’s Mill!  We will meet at our usual time of 10am at the Stevens Museum and carpool out to the mill, all Junior members will receive free admission, parents and guardians wishing to attend will be required to pay the regular […]

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  • Junior Historical Society April Meeting

    The Washington County Junior Historical Society will hold it’s monthly meeting on Saturday, April 29, at 10am, in the Pioneer Village of The John Hay Center.  This meeting we will continue to learn about the pioneer era and have a very special presentation of 19th Century games, by the Kentucky Soldiers’ Aide Group. We are always […]

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  • WW1 Centennial Commemoration Ceremony

    The Washington County Historical Society, in conjunction with the Washington County Veterans Memorial Committee, the VFW, the Cecil Grimes Legion Post and the Christopher Harrison D.A.R. Chapter are proud to announce that on Thursday, April, 6th at 11:30am, will host a 100th anniversary commemoration ceremony for the United States entry into WW1.  The ceremony will take […]

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  • Junior Historical Society Meeting

    The next Washington County Junior Historical Society meeting will be held on Saturday, March 25, at 10am, in the basement of the Stevens Museum.  At this meeting, we will continue with the introduction to the Pioneer Era and at 11am we will have a LIVE demonstration/discussion on black powder guns, in the pioneer village. We are […]

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  • Historical Society’s Spring Members Meeting

    The Washington County Historical Society will hold its Spring members meeting on Saturday, April 22, at 6pm, in the basement of the Stevens Museum at the John Hay Center. The meeting will feature a catered meal by Country Cookin’ and a viewing of the recently released documentary, “Like Birds in a Wind Storm“, about the […]

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  • Junior Historical Society

    The Washington County Junior Historical Society will hold it’s monthly meeting on Saturday, February 25th, at 10am, in the basement of the Stevens Museum.  This is the meeting for membership renewals, dues are $10, again this year. We will continue discussing the early pioneer era of the county and we will be watching a movie […]

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  • Junior Historical Society Meeting

      The Washington County Junior Historical Society will meet on Jan. 28 at 10am in the basement of the Stevens Museum.  We will have a wrap-up on the American Indian history of Washington County and an introduction to the Pioneer Era.  Additionally we will discuss the upcoming year’s plans for the group. Hope to see […]

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  • Holiday Closing

    The John Hay Center and all facilities, including the Stevens Museum, will be closed for the holidays, from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3, 2017. The Washington County Historical Society hopes everyone has a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

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  • Junior Historical Society

        Due to conflicting events at the John Hay Center in the month of November, The Washington County Junior Historical Society will have it’s final meeting of the year, on Saturday, December 10th.  We will continue discussing the American Indian history of Washington County and plans for our Indiana Bicentennial Scrapbook. Have a very […]

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  • Closed for Thanksgiving

    The John Hay Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, from November 24 to November 28. We hope you will all enjoy your feast and family!

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