Floyd County Historical Society

Meeting schedule for 2022 posted at FCHSIN.org.

Stay Well!

March Meeting -- PROGRAM CHANGE!
Joe Glover, currently serving as Interim Vice Chancellor of Advancement, Alumni, and External Affairs at IU Southeast, will present
"50 Years of IU Southeast Grenadier Athletics in Southern Indiana"
Joe previously served as Director of Athletics at IU Southeast for 11 years.
Joe is a lifelong resident of New Albany, graduating from New Albany High School in 2004.
He holds a B.S. in Business Marketing, along with a M.B.A. from the IU Southeast School of Business.

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

April Meeting
Dr. Curtis Peters, Museum Board Chair, retired IUS Professor, will present,
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.

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 Vaccinations are highly recommended.


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

Dr. Lee Pennington, President of the Ancient Kentucke Historical Association will present the "Burrows Cave: Mystery of the Ages" and its history following its reported discovery by Russell Burrows in 1982.
Monday, March 21st, 7pm   at the Charlestown Public Library: 51 Clark Road; Charlestown, IN.

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

Falls of the Ohio Genealogical Society


Chuck Lewis & Cathy Copas
will present "Early Black Families of Floyd and Clark Counties"
Thursday, April 7th, 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