Putting Things in Perspective

May 5, 2016- First Thursday Preservation Lab at the Arganbright Center, 5:00- 7:00 pm
Get help preserving your family’s historic documents and artifacts. On the first Thursday evening of every month, TCHA collection’s staff will be on hand to show you how to care for different items in your personal collection. Cost is $10.00 per person, $5.00 for TCHA members. Includes supplies. Monthly Schedule:
May 5: Document encapsulation- enclosing documents in clear mylar.
            June 2: Open Lab- bring in material that covers any of the previous months topics.
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May 7, 2016- Heritage Day: 200 Years of Work and Play in Indiana at the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park 10:00- 5:00
The Tippecanoe County Historical Association and the Bicentennial Committee invite the community to help celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial with a special event honoring 200 years of history in Tippecanoe County. This family event will bring together many community organizations for a fun day of activities and demonstrations highlighting our unique local history and place in the Hoosier story. This is designated an Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project and promoted by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. Admission to the event is free.

June 11, 2016- The 4th Annual River City Grapes & Hops Fest 6pm- 10 pm Historic 5th Street between Main & Columbia
The Grapes and Hops Fest returns to downtown Lafayette with wine and beer tasting from regional vineyards and breweries, music from the Knickerbocker Saloon and food from Sovereign Catering. Proceeds from this event helps support the educational activities of the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, a private not-for-profit organization. Must be 21 to enter. Tickets are on sale now at www.tippecanoehistory.org

More information on upcoming events is available on our event page.

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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