Monroe County Timeline

 Monroe County Timeline

The authoritative and popular index of our county's historical and curiously interesting events.

Try these fun activities:

  1. Draw a picture of historical events pdf
  2. Name the Courthouse Fish Contest - submissions closed; winner will be announced November 2018!.
  3. Play Trivia pdf
  4. Read a short moment in history with Today on the Timeline pdf
  5. Map Timeline Events pdf  Study where the Underground Railroad & Native American battle took place

The Monroe County Timeline is created through a partnership between the Library, Monroe County History Center, and the Office of Archives and Records Management at Indiana University Bloomington, part of IU Libraries. Built by the community, the Timeline prepares us for our county's bicentennial in 2018. For county and city events, visit



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For more information, contact cfriesel [at] (Christine Eykholt Friesel).

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