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Annual Little Eagle Creek Bluegrass Festivals 2006
07/13-15 & 09/14-16

Saturday September 9th
10 AM to 5 PM

HISTORIC
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD HOME TOUR

Read the article in the Indianapolis Star previewing our home tour! Click here.

Above: Asa Bales' former home on N Union Street

Have a look inside homes and businesses which have been reported being a part of the Underground Railroad and also some other historic structures. This tour is a combined walking and driving tour with buildings in downtown Westfield as well as elsewhere in Washington Township.

Above: Baldwin/Brown Home on S Union Street. Picture from the Camilla Axelrod Collection of the Westfield Washington Historical Museum. (Taken off the tour by request of family.)

Get your ticket and map at our new Historical Museum location at 145 S Union Street (Old Fire Station).

Above: Road Work US31 1926 – Fire station in background - Picture from the Camilla Axelrod Collection of the Westfield Washington Historical Museum 

Above: Station/Town Hall in 1984 - Picture from “Our Westfield” – 1834 – 1984 – Page 57

Visit the space which will house our areas historical artifacts and educational displays. This is an important fundraiser to make this Historical Museum a reality!

Price: adults $10, children $5, family max.$25

Parking: Park at Asa Bales park south, Town Hall or use street parking spaces.

For Information call 896-5000 or check www.wwhs.us.


About Us

Historical Societies and history spark our imagination and help us to learn to respect and preserve our past. The Westfield-Washington Historical Society is dedicated to this effort through

  • promoting community and statewide awareness of history, especially our history and our programs
  • encouraging historic preservation and awareness through public education programs, cooperatives with businesses, individuals and museums

Services through the Westfield-Washington Historical Society include monthly meetings, public and charitable education programs and other public events designed to encourage and celebrate our local history.

We encourage you to explore our pages and offer us feedback on how we can improve our services and our site.

 

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Mailing Address PO Box 103 - Museum at 145 S Union Street
Westfield, IN 46074
317.804.5365
www.wwhs.us