Putting Things in Perspective

Fort Ouiatenon Blockhouse Museum Temporarily Closed
Due to flooding at Fort Ouiatenon Park, the blockhouse is temporarily closed. It will reopen for free every Saturday and Sunday from 1- 5pm through the summer once the Fort Ouiatenon Park reopens.

July 21st, 2015- Scan-a-Thon at the Arganbright Genealogy Center 2pm- 7:30 pm
TCHA will host a Scan-a-thon visit from Indiana Album to help collect and share historic photographs of Indiana. Bring along photographs from all eras and locations throughout Indiana. Volunteers help lenders fill out registration forms as scanning technicians make high- resolution digital images. All photos are immediately returned to the owners. The scans and catalog information will be made available to students, historians and the general public via Indiana Memory, a database of the Indiana State Library. To make your free appointment to have your photos scanned, RSVP to info@indianaalbum.com or 317-771-4129. Download the Scan-a-Thon flier here.

July 21st, 2015- Dating and Identifying Family Photos Workshop at the Arganbright Genealogy Center, 6:30 pm
Free workshop hosted by Joan Hostetler of Heritage Photo and Research Services. Get tips on how to look for clues in your family’s old photos and learn about information your photos can reveal that you never even knew to look for! Bring a photo for a Q & A session after the program.

August 1st, 2015- Clothing Workshop at the Battlefield Museum & History Store 9am- 4pm
Get help preparing your Feast Fashions! Learn about time period appropriate fabrics and styles, see reproductions of men’s and women’s clothing from the Fort Ouiatenon era, get tips and advice on your Feast outfit and get help creating your own clothing pattern. Feast fashion mavens will be on hand to help. Workshop begins at 9:00, there will be a 1 hour lunch break. Cost is $15.00 per person, $10.00 for TCHA members. Tickets on sale now at the Arganbright Center or the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum. Email Kelly@tippecanoehistory.org for more details.

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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