Warren County Historical Society

Welcome to the online home of The Warren County Historical Society Please Join us, see our Join or Renew Page


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The WCHS museum and research library is now open to the public.  No mask required for the fully vaccinated and children under 12.


Garage Sale


General Joseph Warren Questers have been working on renovations to the Mt. Hope school in our Heritage Village. They have been awarded $5,000 in grant money from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs to restore the wooden windows. In addition THE QUESTERS awarded an additional $5,000 to help with this preservation project. Thank you to everyone involved.


OPEN HOURS (Weather permitting)

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.  Please see our About Page for a map.


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

Please see our About Page for more information about us.

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Garage Sale Saturday 8:00am -4:00pm and Sunday 11:00am- 2:00pm

Please come check out our garage sale, check it out on youtube click the link below

 WCHS Garage Sale 2021


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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. We are a 501c3 organization so all donations may be tax deductible.