Welcome to the Sullivan County Indiana, home of
outdoor recreation. Sullivan County, is tucked away in the
Southwest corner of Indiana, and made up of lakes,
farms, and small charming communities. We are in a very
historic region; a part of the Old’ Northwest Territory,
a little north of Fort Sackville and Fort Knox in
Vincennes, a little south of Fort Harrison in Terre
Haute. We are right in the middle of what once was a
wild area; a “no-man’s land” of major Native American
and military trails, Indian villages and isolated
frontier settlements along the famous Wabash River.
We thoroughly enjoy our rich heritage and think you will,
too. Sullivan County is the home of the Carlisle Correctional
Facility, one of Indiana's newest and largest prisons, the Merom
Power Station, whose huge smokestacks are a county landmark,
several large coalmines and conservation projects. The city of
Sullivan is the county seat and you will find that the resident
are both friendly and out going, always willing to lend a
Officers: President Tom Frew, Vice President Steve Tucker, Secretary
Rose Gates, Treasurer Henry Bobe Newsletter Editors: Joyce Boyll &
Donna Adams Sullivan County Historian: Donna Adams
firstname.lastname@example.org Board of Directors: Gerald Boyll, Norman
Nash, Joyce Boyll, Rose Gates, Donna Adams and
MUSEUM HOURS The
Museum is open daily Tuesday thru Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
We also provide
special hours if you call in advance.
NEWSLETTERS One benefit of membership in the Sullivan
County Historical Society is our newsletter, which is mailed out
six times a year. It includes articles on local and family
history, queries, meeting information, and reports on recent
speakers and upcoming events.
MEETINGS The Historical Society meets at 2:00 p.m.
on the third Sunday of March, May, July, September, and
November. A wide variety of speakers give presentations to the
Membership dues are $20.00 per year.
Send payment and mailing address to: Sullivan County Historical Society, 10 S.
Court St. Sullivan, Indiana 47882 All prices subject to change without
notice, check with the historical society museum for current