Parke County Historical Society
P.O. Box 332, Rockville, IN 47872
The aim of the Parke County Historical Society is to preserve and present Parke County Heritage through the local society-owned museum (which at various times has been a Civil War Armory, Negro School and other interesting places).
PROJECTS -- the group has recently finished renovating the museum and are now looking at expansion. They have completed a combined atlas of the county (1874 & 1912) which the includes Parke County Centennial Memorial. The atlas sells for $35 plus postage and a limited amount are still available at the museum and at the Rockville Public Library. They are also in the process of collecting living history videos.
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Current Regent: -- Paula Stites (Mrs. Larry)
DAR questions can be addressed to
Alberta Butler, 316 W. Pennsylvania St, Rockville, IN 47872
Carolyn Weatherman ( the current Registrar )
Carolyn is also the person to ask about genealogy
at the Rockville Public Library--with a stipulation about making the questions
short, as she just does not have library time for extensive genealogical
John Martin, SAR
Perry Huxford, President Greencastle Road Rosedale IN 47874 Phone: 765-832-3951