Surnames

Kosciusko County Historical Society 121 N Indiana St, Warsaw, IN

Have you ever wondered where your surname came from?  Or maybe why your ancestors had several different spellings like Smith or Schmidt, or Smythe? How some surnames you can trace to coat of arms or nobility?  Or maybe your surname may be related to an occupation like smith (blacksmith)? The Genealogy Discussion Group will be …

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September 10, 2022 – The Infamous John Dillinger is Back!

Kosciusko County Historical Society 121 N Indiana St, Warsaw, IN

He was here in 1934, now he’s back. On Saturday, Sept. 10th, the Kosciusko County Historical Society will commemorate the 88th anniversary of John Dillinger’s infamous visit to the Lake City with the Dillinger Raid IV. The event will be from 9:00 to 5:00 at the Old Jail Museum located at 121 N. Indiana St. …

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KCHS Annual Dinner

Kosciusko County Historical Society 121 N Indiana St, Warsaw, IN

Every year (outside of 2020 - Covid-19), the Kosciusko County Historical Society has our annual dinner.  This is a special time to reflect on our accomplishments during the year, praise our supporters and members and look at upcoming ideas and changes for the next year.  We work hard at providing a themed historical dinner that …

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November 24-26, 2022 Museum Closed

Kosciusko County Historical Society 121 N Indiana St, Warsaw, IN

The Old Jail Museum and library will be closed November 24 through the 26th.  We invite you to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with your family.

December 17, 2022 – Seasonal Last Day

Kosciusko County Historical Society 121 N Indiana St, Warsaw, IN

Saturday, December 17, from 10a.m to 2p.m. is the last day the Museum will be open for 2022.   If you would like to visit the Old Jail Museum that day, please come before 1 p.m.  This will give you plenty of time to visit the museum as it generally takes about an hour to view.