Putting Things in Perspective

June 21- August 13, 2016- George Winter: Reflections on the Native Peoples of Early Indiana, The Fountain Gallery in Downtown Lafayette.
An exhibit at the Fountain Gallery in Downtown Lafayette to celebrate George Winter for the state’s bicentennial. TCHA will showcase some of George Winter’s rarely seen watercolors of Indiana’s Native America people in the mid 1800’s. Special presentations and workshops (all free!) include:
June 21- TCHA member preview party
June 24- Public Opening Party
June 25- “The Pottawatomie Trail of Death Caravan” presentation by Shirley Willard.
July 9- “Frances Slocum: Child of Two Americas” film screening with Q & A session with Producer Bill Bachman
July 30- Kids Portrait Class lead by Art with Aubrey
August 6- Trade Silver & Beads with Linda Andrews
Every Friday at 2:00, join us for a gallery talk. A chance to talk with TCHA staff about the George Winter collection.

September 20, 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: December 20.

May 28, 2016- August 28-  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.

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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