Putting Things in Perspective

October 15th 2015- Genealogy Open House at the Arganbright Center, 4:00pm- 7:00 pm
Visit the Arganbright Genealogy Center to help celebrate our new evening hours! This time we will be focusing on historic newspapers obituaries and death records in the collection and the genealogy research that can be done through them. Ask questions of genealogists from the Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society and start planning your own investigation into your family’s history! Free and open to the public.

November 8th, 2015- Battle of Tippecanoe Annual Commemoration, Tippecanoe Battlefield
The annual event remembering the Battle of Tippecanoe with special presentations and activities. This year’s event will honor military education on battlefields, known as the “Staff Ride”. Throughout the day you can encounter re-enactors, hear the tale of the battle, learn about Native American culture, visit the museum and history store and buy the new Osprey book “Tippecanoe 1811”. All events are free.

December 12th, 2015- Children’s Toymaking at the Tippecanoe Battlefield, 11:00- 4:00
Children can try out some historic toys and games from different eras of American history.  Kids can even make a simple toy to take home with them. Activities included with museum admission.

December 15th, 2015- Collector’s Quarterly Show & Tell at the Arganbright Center, 12:00
TCHA Members can join us for our quarterly series of gathering’s for Collectors. This program will give TCHA Members, who are collectors of all kinds, the opportunity to show off their favorite objects and meet others with a similar passion for stuff! A member of the TCHA curatorial staff will share an item from the TCHA permanent collection.

Isn’t It About Time?

You joined the Tippecanoe County Historical Association? Because we’re all about time!

The time you spend with your family in places that matter, the time to discover your connection to the people and events that shaped our community and the time celebrating old traditions while forging new ones.

This is what we do! Your Historical Association captures “time”, keeps it safe, brings it out and tells the stories again and again, generation after generation. And as we move into the future, we bring with us those times - the ones that made us who we are today.

Your membership support is needed now more than ever as we strive to engage our community’s current, past and future residents along with the many visitors with the goal of collecting, preserving and interpreting our unique and exciting history.

It’s time to take your place in history. Become a member today.

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