Henry County Historical Society Museum

606 South 14th street
New Castle, IN 47362


Henry County Historical Society Museum is housed in the 1870 Italianate mansion that belonged to Civil War general William Grose. HCHS has an outstanding local history & genealogy library, collections of local artists, quilts, coverlets & textiles of all kinds, military artifacts from all U.S. wars, pioneers rooms, exhibits of industrial history (Maxwell & Briscoe, Hoosier Manufacturing Co., Jessie French Piano Factory), and much more. A tour through the HCHS Museum gives one an excellent sense of Henry County's entire history and its many facets.

Our Mission:

The primary function of the museum is to promote and preserve the history of Henry County, Indiana.

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