Ed Cozart, PresidentMary Beth Carter Comer, Vice PresidentCarol Berna Stead, SecretaryLynn Lamb, Treasurer
Business meetings are held every other month. The group sponsors many events for the Scott County Heritage Center & Museum. The four Historical Dinner Programs are sponsored by the Society. The Society sponsors food and the speakers as a donation to the Museum.
The meetings begin at 4 p.m. For dates, call 812.752.1050.
The 2019 Dinner Programs will be placed on the site as soon as speakers are secured.
The Scott County Historical Society now has an in-house Library on the 2nd floor of the Scott County Museum. No books are allowed out of the building, but there is a copier available for your use. Donations may be placed in jar that is available on the desk to help keep the supplies for the copier.
Some of the material available:
Filson Club historical publications
IN Historical Society Genealogy books
IN Historical Society Historical books
KY Historical Society Historical books
Scott County history in booklet form
3 ring binders compiled on local churches
Purdue Cooperative Extension Service records
Extension Homemaker records
Extension Homemaker’s History Book
George Rogers Clark History
School Year Books
Museum Scrapbooks of various past events
Harrod Family History
Collings, Richey’s and the Pigeon Roost Massacre books
Cemetery Record books – local
Photo albums on Scott County events, buildings, and misc. items
Photo album copies of Scott County Courthouse Square
Local School Records including teacher contracts and trustee meetings
Scott County Cemetery records
Shelby County, IN Historical Pictorial book
Published Poems “The Quill”
Agriculture books from the past
Civil War books
Numerous Scrapbooks from various Scott County organizations
New items are being added weekly. Stop in and check out the material. There are several more items to be included. Please treat the material with care.
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-1. Federal holidays – closed.
More historical data will be included on this web site soon.
Scott County History from the Scott County Court Records
Scott County Winters
Photos used by permission from Leanna Tolle Nicholson
Barnes Community Cemetery entrance, upper east side of cemetery formally known as Liberty Cemetery. Off of Highway 362 (County Line Road), east of Nabb, Indiana.