Putting Things in Perspective

May 28, 2016- The Blockhouse Museum at Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park 1:00- 5:00
Step back in time to experience the first permanent European settlement in Indiana, establishing the roots of Indiana Statehood. This re-creation of a French Fur Trade post celebrates the era of Fort Ouiatenon and showcases some of the archaeology that has helped researchers to learn more about this early settlement. Free Admission. Open Saturdays and Sundays through August 28th with the help of dedicated volunteers.

June 2, 2016- First Thursday Preservation Lab at the Arganbright Center, 5:00- 7:00 pm
Get help preserving your family’s historic documents and artifacts. On the first Thursday evening of every month, TCHA collection’s staff will be on hand to show you how to care for different items in your personal collection. Cost is $10.00 per person, $5.00 for TCHA members. Includes supplies. Monthly Schedule:
            June 2: Open Lab- bring in material that covers any of the previous months topics.      

June 11, 2016- River City Grapes and Hops Fest, Historic 5th Street in Downtown Lafayette 6:00- 10:00 pm
The Grapes and Hops Fest returns to downtown Lafayette with wine and beer tasting from regional vineyards and breweries, music from the Knickerbocker Saloon and demonstrations on home brewing techniques. Tickets on sale now at www.tippecanoehistory.org. Must be 21 years old to enter.

June 14, 2016- Collector’s Show & Tell Quarterly at the Arganbright Center, 12:00 pm
TCHA members can join us to show their favorite collectibles. Bring an item to share with the group or just come to listen & learn about the interesting items cherished by local collectors. Get an up-close look at an item from the TCHA permanent collections. Cost is free! Future meeting dates: September 20, December 20.

More information on upcoming events is available on our event page.

Isn’t It About Time?

You joined the Tippecanoe County Historical Association? Because we’re all about time!

The time you spend with your family in places that matter, the time to discover your connection to the people and events that shaped our community and the time celebrating old traditions while forging new ones.

This is what we do! Your Historical Association captures “time”, keeps it safe, brings it out and tells the stories again and again, generation after generation. And as we move into the future, we bring with us those times - the ones that made us who we are today.

Your membership support is needed now more than ever as we strive to engage our community’s current, past and future residents along with the many visitors with the goal of collecting, preserving and interpreting our unique and exciting history.

It’s time to take your place in history. Become a member today.

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