Montgomery County
Historical Society



Montgomery County Historical Society Events



2019 Terre Haute Trip, May 23

The Montgomery County Historical Society is planning a bus trip down to Terre Haute, Indiana to visit the Clabber Girl Museum, where we will have lunch (cost not included).  Following that we will travel to the Candles Museum where we will listen to Ava present her riveting story as a Holocaust survivor and tour the museum.  The cost for the day trip is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.  For further information or to sign up please contact the historical society at (765) 362-3416.  Seats are limited, sign up soon!  


2019 Civic Band Concerts

The Civic Band Concerts are held on the grounds in the Pattison Pavilion from 3 to 5 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the beautiful music by the Montgomery County Civic Band. Gary Ketchum is the director of the MCCB.  Concerts are free!

June 2
June 9
June 23
July 7 - Patriotic Concert
July 21 - Children's Concert


2019 Strawberry Festival, June 14-16

The Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival on the Lane Place grounds
at 212 S. Water Street, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

2019 MCHS Puzzles will be available for purchase!  

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2019 Visit Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC with the MCHS, June 23-28 - SOLD OUT

The Montgomery County Historical Society is planning a motorcoach trip to Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina on June 23 – 28, 2019.  The cost for the 6 days – 5 nights tour is $749.00 for double occupancy with $150.00 deposit due by November 17, 2018.  Payment can be made out to White Star Tours and sent to Steve Frees at 313 East Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, Indiana   47933.

The travel package includes 5 night lodging, 5 breakfasts , Southern Style buffet lunch at Paula Dean’s The Lady and Sons, 2 full course dinners, guided tours of Savannah and Charleston, Charleston City Market, tour of Ft. Sumter, Magnolia Plantation Home and Nature Tram tour, Charleston Harbor Cruise, River Street District, Savannah Theater, motorcoach transportation and more!  All taxes and gratuities are included.

For further information or questions, travel flyers are available at the Montgomery County Historical Society located at Lane Place at 212 South Water Street, Crawfordsville, Indiana or Steve Frees can be contacted at or (765) 362-3416 or (765) 376-1712.


2019 Christmas at Lane Place, Nov. 30th

Enjoy a Lane Place Victorian Christmas Tour for $10, with $2 going to Shopping With A Firefighter! Take pictures with Santa!  Partake in a festive treat! Listen to live Christmas music floating across the Lane Place grounds! 

Call our office at 765-362-3416 for more information!


2019 Madison, IN Christmas Tour of Homes, December 7

The Montgomery County Historical Society will once again be traveling to Madison, IN to experience the stunning array of Christmas decorations through the Christmas Tour of Homes.  Dinner will take place at Clifty Falls State Park, lunch is not included.  The cost for members is $100 and for non-members $110.    For further information or to sign up please contact the historical society at (765) 362-3416.  Seats are limited, sign up soon!  


2019 Christmas in New York City, December 11-13

The Montgomery County Historical Society will be traveling to New York this holiday season once again!  Details soon to follow.  For further information or questions please contact the historical society at (765) 362-3416.   




If you have questions about any of the above events please contact the MCHS at (765) 362-3416 or e-mail

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