Warren County Historical Society

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WELCOME BACK! 2020-2021

Warren County Historical Society will begin having regular meetings with programs again. All meetings are open the public and are held at the Museum, east side of the Warren County Fairgrounds at 7:00. Join us and invite your neighbors!

August 24 - Kent Halstead "Johnny Reb and Billy Yank- Who was Billy Yank from Warren County and what is the rest of their stories!"

September 25
- Log Cabin Festival

October 26
- Popcorn and movie "An Evening with the Lane Sisters" Watch one their old movies from the 1930s.


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.

Hot News

Lilly Spain, 13 years old, designed and pieced our raffle quilt for Log Cabin Festival in September. The top is finished and will be quilted by her grandmother, Debbie Simpson. Beautiful work!

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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.