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Calendar: May – August 2017

6:00 PM, Tuesday, May 16: Halleck Author at Rensselaer Library, 208 E. Susan as JCHS Meeting

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 3 & 17, Museum OPEN, 479 N. Van Rensselaer St., Rensselaer

6:00 PM, Tuesday, June 20: Carry-In Dinner, 479 N. Van Rensselaer St., Rensselaer, Speaker: Jim Misch on LOG CABIN RESTORATIONS

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, July 1 & 15, Museum OPEN.

1:00 to 4:00 PM, Sunday, July 16, Jasper County Fairgrounds Village, West Clark Street, Rensselaer, IN

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, July 17-20, Jasper County Fairgrounds Village, West Clark Street, Rensselaer

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, August 5 & 19, Museum OPEN.


A grave matter in Indiana

Please Join the Jasper County Historical Society on APRIL 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the Jasper County Historical Society Museum, 479 N. Van Rensselaer Street, Rensselaer

for A GRAVE MATTER IN INDIANA by Jeannie Regan-Dinius of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources

This program by Indiana’s cemetery expert will teach about cemetery law, preservation, and good practices. A short meeting will follow the program. Contact for more information:  Judy Kanne, 863-6860 or

History of Chief Industries topic of March meeting

Jasper County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30 PM at the Museum. Our speaker is Chris Hannon, Safety Director of Chief Industries and he will present the History of this company: 1966-2016  50 Years.

Indiana’s Bicentennial Year:  1816 – 2016

The Museum is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month 10:00 to 1:00 PM.  March 19 is the 3rd Saturday.

In April, the Museum is open on Saturday 2nd and the 16th.

We are looking forward to the April 19th meeting:  Jeannie Regan-Dinius, DNR:  A Grave Matter in Indiana. Several have heard her on other subjects and really like her presentations.