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Allen’s Creek Ashbaugh Beaumont Bethel Lane Blair Bridge Brock Bunger Ward Buskirk Butcher-Bender Chandler Chapel Hill Chitwood Clark Clear Creek Clover Hill Coffey Corder/Bethel Coffey Cole/County Farm Covenater David Chambers Deam Wilderness Farr Frye Taylor McGown Garrison Chapel Griffith Harmony Hindustan Indian Creek Township IU Sundial Keller Kelly/Ellis Knightridge Knights of Pythias Lewis Stephens Lipp

5 Villes and a Burg

2018 marks Monroe County’s bicentennial and our new exhibition, opening January 14th, will tell the stories of how six communities outside Bloomington helped build the county into what it is today. Ellettsville, Kirksville, Smithville, Stinesville, Unionville and Harrodsburg

Madam C.J. Walker

In this dynamic performance written by Dr Gladys DeVane and Danielle Bruce, starring Leah McRath, Amy Roche, Liz Mitchell and directed by Danielle Bruce, the stories of Indiana’s own Madam C.J. Walker and Albion Fellows Bacon come to life. African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist, Madam C.J. Walker was a self-made millionaire. Albion Bacon Fellows,


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