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To accumlate, preserve, and exhibit historical information and artifacts of Eastern Howard County, Indiana
The G.H.S. is interested in items of historical significance and interest about eastern Howard County, Indiana. Artifacts and documents that relate to eastern Howard County are most desirable and will be given first priority. Artifacts and documents from outside the area will be collected if they help create a fuller understanding of the history of the area.

Examples of items to be considered are artifacts pertaining to schools, businesses, transportation and public events, such as ledgers, desks, signs, graphics and artwork. The G.H.S. is also interested in personal items and homemade items of local people, such as furnishings, tools, clothing, manuscripts, letters, diaries and pictures. The materials or objects must, if possible, be documented as to provenance.

The collections committee receives donations of objects, photos, and documents into our permanent collection on Monday afternoons from 1:00 until 4:00 at the History Center, 103 East Main Street, Greentown, IN. If this is inconvenient for you, call 765-628-3800 to arrange an appointment or e-mail us at greentownhistory@comcast.net.
The items in our collection range in size from a small pin to a large mechanical, coin-operated horse from a local grocery store.
"Sandy", the coin-operated horse from Hudson's grocery is pictured to the right.
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Announcing the GHS Annual Dinner Meeting
The Greentown Historical Society will host its annual Dinner meeting Thursday, November 2, 2017 in the Community Building at the 4-H fairgrounds in Greentown at 6:30 PM.
The meeting and program is open to the public.

The program will be presented by Dean Schaaf, Eastern High School and Purdue graduate. Dean worked for NASA. He is a Navy veteran and curator at the Veteran Memorial Museum in Merritt Island, Florida.

The meal will be catered by Main Occasions Catering of Greentown at a cost of $20.00 per person. The menu will consist of two meats, side dishes and dessert with a drink included. Reservations are required by October 29 for the meal and may be made by calling 765-628-3800, 765-860-3746 or mailing to Greentown Historical Society, P.O. Box 313, Greentown, IN 46936. The facility is handicap accessible.

Dean Schaaf