The mission of the Howard County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the diverse history of all the peoples of  Howard County.
The society and its members believe in the daily relevance of history. As the custodian of Howard County's unique heritage, we strive to preserve our collective experiences and, through sharing, to foster a sense of community, connecting us to our neighbors, the past to the future, and our home to the world.

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The Howard County Historical Society receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and Indiana Humanities as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the U.S. Department of Interior National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Fund, administered by the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, Community Foundation of Howard County, Indiana Historical Society's Heritage grants, and Efroymson Family Foundation.

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