July 2, 2022 Museum Closed

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

Enjoy the "Fourth of July" weekend with your family. We will be closing the Old Jail Museum and Genealogy Library to the public on Saturday, July 2nd.

July 11-16, 2022 Museum Closed

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

The Old Jail Museum and Genealogical Library will be closed Monday, July 11th through Saturday, July 16th.  Staff are running the booth at the Log Cabin during the Kosciusko County Fair. Come see us there!

Come To The Cabin At The Fair!

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

Every year the Kosciusko County Historical Society occupies the log cabin at the Kosciusko County fairgrounds during fair week.  This helps promote the history of our county, the Society, the Old Jail Museum, and the Genealogical library.   This year looks to be another great year with speakers and demonstrations.  At this early planning stage the …

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Court House

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

Have you ever tried to find or research family documents by going through the Kosciusko County Courthouse?  If not, this is a great opportunity to learn how to research this valuable asset.  You will learn the best ways to locate and interact with county employees. The Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Tuesday of …

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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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September 20, 2022 Family Documents Presentation

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

The Kosciusko County Genealogy Group is hosting Tamara Hemmerlein, Director of Local History Services at the Eugene and Marylyn Glick Indiana Historical Center in Indianapolis.  She will share information about "Preserving Family Documents" on Tuesday, September 20th at the Old Jail Museum, 121 North Indiana Street in Warsaw.  Parking is in the back lot, please …

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October 18, 2022 Hastings Village

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

The Genealogy Discussion group will be visiting Hastings Village on Tuesday, October 18th.  Mr. Lee Beer, Milford, Indiana, has been relocating old buildings from the area to his property and restoring them to create a historical village.  This small village is located across the road from the original Hastings General Store which served as the …

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KCHS 57th Annual Dinner

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

Kosciusko County Historical Society is hosting our annual dinner and program on Thursday, October 20, 6:30 p.m. at the old Train Depot in Pierceton, Indiana. The evening's program features Kim Gregory-Baney, author of "If Only Walls could Talk", the history of the Warsaw Speedway. Kim was born and raised in Warsaw, Indiana. She graduated from …

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Old Jail Museum Closed on Saturday, October 29th.

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

Due to the Museum being open for the Spooktakular tonight, the Old Jail Museum will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, October 29th. Have a Happy Halloween!

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.