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The following is a sample of the many collections within the museum. If you are interested in personally viewing any of these, contact the staff for an appointment.

Cemetery records (also available at Danville & Plainfield libraries)

First Presbyterian Church, Danville
Maplewood Christian Church, Maplewood
Northview Christian Church, Danville 
Stilesville Methodist 1903-1912, Lake Valley Methodist, Salem Methodist, Cherry Grove Methodist - 1903, Wesley Chapel Methodist (These are from one minister who had each church on his circuit) 

Ministers of the White Lick Methodist Circuit 1822-1841 


 White Hall One Room, Center Township 1900-1903 Grade book with student's names.

Dana School Grade book for 1926, with student names and grades. The years include 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th. (Vermillion County, Indiana) 

Family Collections:

Charles Heckman (Korean War)
Paul Herold (World War 1)
Ketter Family (World War 11)
C. E. Farabee, M. D./Smith/Marish
George Merritt
Schuyler Mowrer

Family Histories  New!

Arbuckle, Atkinson, Blanton, Brown Marriage Certificate, Clark, Claypool, Cox, Crane, Davis, Galloway, Flaters, Fisher, Fleese, Franklin, Furnas, Hill, Huron, Irons, Jackson, Kirk, Kocher, Lewis, McDonald, McMahan, Matlock, Mills, Mitchell, O'Brien, O'Donnell, Overstreet, Parker, Pritchett, Raber, Rawlings, Roach, Ryner, Scamahorn, Smith, Spray, Stewart, Thompson, Tyler, Walters, Weaver, West, Warrick & Parker

Cerificate Application for Hendricks County Pioneer These were issued in the mid 1970's. 

 Brown - Covey Store Ledger Store ledgers dated frm April 1851 to April 1852  Danville area


Marriage Licenses

Joshua M. Brown and Elizabeth Newman, January 24, 1865

Sidney H. Warren and Alice Osborne Hendricks County, December 21, 1882

Oliver Kennedy to Surelda F. Stewart, Hendricks County, February 21, 1884

Henry Hendricls to Pearl Gentry, Hendricks County, February 22, 1911

Chester Parker to Lottie Ridgeway, Hendricks County, September 2, 1916

Osa S. Dooley to Leona Jane Haynes, Hendricks County, January 20, 1921

These are records that include office calls as well as many birth records.
L. A. Armstrong, Danville
B. M. O’Bruinlas, New Winchester (1905)
Clark E. Farabee, M. D.     * Dr. Farabee's 1894 medical book has been copied and can be see at the museum.
Harmon & Harmon (1929)
J. F. Ligman, M. D. (1919)
T. G. Smith (Brownsburg)
E.D. Edmund Storey, M. D.
Dr. John Ellett (Coatesville)

Obituaries: (1936-1956)


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P. O. Box 226
Danville, IN 46122

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