Our Mission


Mission Statement:

The mission of the Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS) is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of Monroe County’s history, culture, and natural environment by all.

To accomplish this purpose and mission, the MCHS will collect, preserve, research, interpret and exhibit the genealogy, history and artifacts of Monroe County, Indiana as well as research and interpret the relation of that County’s genealogy, history and artifacts to the State of Indiana and the United States. The MCHS shall at a minimum operate a museum, a local history library, and a museum store.