The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our History Center offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse people at different times and to connect these stories with our lives today. We also offer a local history/genealogical Research Library and a museum store.
Bob Hammel, longtime sports writer for the Herald-Times, will have a presentation about important African-American sports figures from Monroe County, including George Shively and Preston Eagleson.Read More
History Detectives Spring Break Camp March 13 - 17, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Strengthen your investigative skills by becoming a history detective! Start your investigation with a photo and a name of a historic Bloomingtonian, then use ...Read More