Warren County Historical Society

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Warren County Historical Society


Next meeting - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Speaker - Dave Brown, Movie Night - Watch the 1939 dedication parade for the Warren County Courthouse


2017 Log Cabin Days Festival Theme 


Award Winning Author Jerry Beatty Jerry Beatty Jerry doing research

      Jerry Beatty has been writing and publishing books for the Warren County Historical Society (WCHS) since 2011. His current book, "Warren County and World War II," will be available  September 2017. 
    He has also written books on Summerset (2011), Warren County Rural Schools (2013), and Agriculture in Warren County (2014). He has completed a book for our 2015 Festival on Warren County and the Civil War. These books are for sale as a fund raiser for WCHS. For more information please see our new Publications Page. Publications Page.

Museum Information

Thursdays 9:00am-4:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm
Other times by appointment We are located at 1400 W 2nd Ave Indianola, IA. We are next to the Fairgrounds Camping area.  Our mailing address is P.O. Box 256 Indianola, Ia 50125.  Phone # (515)961-8085.  Pleas see our About Page for a map.

Please Help us Preserve the History of Warren County


NOTE: WCHS has no paid staff; all workers are volunteers. 100% of your donation goes to the maintenance and care of our museum and library collections.

Hot News


The early Warren County Newspapers are now available for searching on-line.

 Click Here to Search the Newspapers.  You may also access them from our Research Page.



WCHS MISSION: To collect, preserve, and create interest in the cultural, political, and economic heritage of Warren County, Iowa

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