Through a broad range of activities, The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County seeks to promote a greater appreciation of the Indiana community's rich heritage and a better understanding of life today. We invite you to use our site for information and educational purposes.
The Society is located in the town of Indiana, the county seat and site of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This mostly rural area of western Pennsylvania is noted for its forest and mineral resources and its scenic beauty.
In 1938, the Society was founded as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization. The Society's purpose is to collect and preserve materials illustrative to Indiana County, its families, businesses, organizations, etc.
Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Winter Weather-related Closing Policy
Summer Picnic with the Indiana County Historical Society
- Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015, 3 to 6 p.m.
- Indiana VFW Country Club, Indian Springs Road
- Dinner served at 4:30 p.m.
- $12 per person, kids under 12 are free
- Please RSVP by August 7th, firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-463-9600
Country School Primer
The One-Room Schools of Indiana County, PA
by Dorie Leathers & Patricia Johner
The culmination of two years of research, this book includes numerous photos, souvenirs, maps, newspaper articles and memories documenting over 230 one-room schools that once stood in our county. See more information on the book here.
Soft cover, 8x11”, 150 pages, $24.95 plus $5.00 shipping. PA residents please add 6% sales tax.
Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA
621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701
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