Floyd County Historical Society

Meeting schedule for 2022 posted at FCHSIN.org.

Happy New Year!

Stay Well!

No January Meeting

Vic Megenity, retired history teacher, Vice-President FCHS, will present
"Floyd County Poor Home/Farm"
Past, Present, and Possible Future

Tuesday, February 22nd, 7:00pm   in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium, of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library
at 180 West Spring Street.

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.

Masks and/or Vaccinations are highly recommended.


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

Donations Needed


We applied to Subaru Indiana for a grant to finish the tuck pointing.

The application was declined, with an invitation to try again during the next cycle.

Any ideas about raising the funds to complete the stabilization of the building?

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
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Masks and Vaccinations are highly recommended.

Registration begins at 9:45.  
Food will be served at 12:15pm!

Falls of the Ohio Genealogical Society

Bob Sterrett will expose some of the people hiding in his family tree.
Come prepared to share stories of your own illustrious ancesters.
Thursday, February 3rd, 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
2021 Brochure (First families brochure containing the pioneer surnames through the 2019 event)

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