P. O. Box 668, 90 E. Gould Street, Nashville, IN 47448
MISSION of Brown County Historical Society
The mission of the Brown County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and present the history of Brown County, Indiana. To approach this goal, we maintain the Pioneer Museum in downtown Nashville, The Bailey/Reeve Archives at our Society building and present a monthly program on local history.
Winter hours for the History Center are Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. Closed on holidays. The Archives is open Tuesday and Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Come See Our New History Center !
Located just northeast of the courthouse, the recently completed Brown County History Center welcomes visitors with a wide front porch and rustic charm. There are exhibit halls, a reconstructed log cabin room with fireplace, a gift shop, environmentally controlled areas for the collection and archive of important documents. Learn what makes Brown County so fascinating. During the rest of the year we are open Thursday thru Sunday from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. The building is open to visitors during the Winter months on Tuesdays and Fridays only. Tours are available for groups by reservation any other days - please call 812-988-2899
"Lest We Forget - History of Veterans Affairs in Brown County"
The Brown County Community Foundation is proud to offer the recently completed history of Veterans Affairs in Brown County, Indiana researched and compiled by Michael O’Hara. This history spans the years of 1836-2012 and contains 70 photographs of Brown County citizens and landmarks as well as 40 historic documents. “Lest We Forget” is available on CD and will be an invaluable source of information to anyone interested in history, genealogy, or veteran’s affairs. The CD is currently available at the Brown County Community Foundation for a minimum donation of $25.00. All donations will go toward the Larry C. Banks Bronze Star Scholarship. Please contact BCCF by calling 812-988-4882 or at: http://www.bccfin.org/