Floyd County Historical Society

Meeting schedule for 2022 posted at FCHSIN.org.

Stay Well!

April Meeting
Dr. Curtis Peters, Vintage Fire Museum Board Chair and retired IUS Professor, will present
"The Preservation of New Albany's Fire Apparatus"

Tuesday, April 26th, 7:00pm   on-site at the VINTAGE FIRE MUSEUM, 706 Spring Street, JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA.

May Meeting
Brandon Denton & Todd Marsh will present
"Restoration & Preservation of the Historic M. Fine & Sons Building"

Tuesday, May 24th, 7:00pm   on-site at the MANSION ON MAIN, 1420 East Main Street, NEW ALBANY, INDIANA.

Padgett Museum CLOSED for the Winter!
The Padgett Museum operated by the Floyd County Historical Society, located at 509 West Market Street, New Albany, Indiana, is closed for the winter.
Re-opening May 14th 2022.  Visits until then by appointment.
Featured Exhibit: History of the Gallagher Generating Station (62+ years of service)

Time Line


Thermal Protection

Under Construction

For more information, call Bob Sterrett at 812-590-2798.
Visit the society's website at FCHSIN.org.

Collecting Dues for 2022.  Dues are now $10 Individual, $20 Family.
Donation / Membership form

Our Community 2021

This is Our Community is given to all third graders in the county and is used to satisfy the Indiana History course requirement for all students in private, parochial, and public schools.

The 2021 version has been distributed to the schools!  Editorial and financial support for the 2022 version are welcome.

Final 2021 document as a PDF.             web view of Our Community 2021





Other Events
Clark's Grant Historical Society

Chuck Lewis, (former Funeral Director, current lecturer in Morturary Science, historian, and board member of the Clark County Museum)
will chart the path and chronicle the effects of "The 2012 Henryville Tornado".
Monday, May 16th, 7pm   at the Charlestown Public Library: 51 Clark Road; Charlestown, IN.

call Sue Koetter H: (812)294-4080; Cell: (502)386-8885 for more information.

Jeffersonville Township Public Library
"Family History Research for Beginners, Part 2"

Diane Stepro, Family and Local History Librarian, will cover some of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library's many helpful resources, many online and most at no charge!  Learn where to start to create your family tree and explore the past though United States census records.  This is an especially exciting time for census research, as the 1950 census individual results became available to researchers this year.
Family researchers of all skill levels are welcome.

Saturday, May 28th, from 11 a.m. until noon in the Jeffersonville Library Center Program Room.,

Masks and Vaccinations are highly recommended.
call the Jeffersonville library at 812-285-5630, the Clarksville library at 812-285-5640 or check out the library's website at jefflibrary.org.

Falls of the Ohio Genealogical Society


Allison Kilberg, Special Collections Librarian, and Library staff
will present "The Indiana Room in the New Albany / Floyd County Library"
Allison will discuss the re-located Indiana Room and its mission to support Indiana history and genealogy.
Thursday, May 5th, 6:30pm   in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium, of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library
at 180 West Spring Street.

Masks and Vaccinations are highly recommended.

A meet and greet will begin at 6:15 in the auditorium at the New Albany Library.
Refreshments will be served in the Library!

Respond to: info@FallsGenealogy.org

FOGS anticipates continuing the First Family Program for 2022.  Get started!  Get the fillable PDF Application form.
    Contact: Donna Kepley Foster at 812-923-3492.   FirstFamilies@FallsGenealogy.org
2019 Meeting Program
2022Brochure (First families brochure containing the pioneer surnames through the 2019)

Videos & Recorded Programs
Floyd County Historical Society
Meetings, Monon videos

Falls of the Ohio Genealogical Society
Recorded Meetings and More

Jefferson Township Library Genealogy & History Links