Historical Organizations - Community Organizations

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Bloomington Restorations, Inc. (BRI)

Websitehttp://bloomingtonrestorations.org
Address2920 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

 

BRI is a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Bloomington and old neighborhoods. Bloomington Restorations, Inc. (BRI) strengthens communities by saving, restoring, and promoting buildings, sites and places important to the diverse heritage of Bloomington and Monroe County, and develops and promotes affordable housing.

Contactbri [at] BloomingtonRestorations.org
336-0909
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Center for the Study of History and Memory

Websitehttp://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/findingaids/search
Address400 North Sunrise Drive
Weatherly Hall North, Room 122
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

 

 

The center's mission encompassed archival, pedagogical, and research goals in the field of oral history, with particular emphasis on the history of Indiana and the Midwest, and to address the growing interdisciplinary field of memory studies, of which oral history is one important facet. The Center for the Study of History and Memory continues to build upon its work in the field of oral history while broadening the range of its research projects to address the many ways that people remember, represent, and use the past in public and private life.

ContactBarbara Truesdell (Dr.)
812-855-2856
Community Organizations Subjects

Daughters of the American Revolution

Websitehttps://www.dar.org
Address211 S. Spriggs CT
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a women's service organization, dedicated to honoring and preserving the legacy of Revolutionary War Patriot ancestors.

ContactPatricia Mitchell
(812) 876-1160
Community Organizations Subjects

Farmer House Museum

Websitehttp://thefarmerhousemuseum.wix.com/homepage
Address529 N. College
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

The Farmer House Museum, located in an historic 1869 residence, seeks to preserve and interpret family life in Monroe County, Indiana.

ContactEmily Purcell
812-336-5597
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Hoosier Hills Genealogy Group

Websitehttp://hhgeng.org/
AddressBloomington, IN
Description

Bloomington based genealogy discussion group. Meetings consist of a short presentation followed by a discussion. Additional information on the topic as well as questions are encouraged. Sharing successes and brick walls are always welcome. Anyone interested in genealogy in any locality is invited.

Community Organizations Subjects

Monroe County History Center

Websitehttps://monroehistory.org
Address202 E. Sixth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

The Monroe County History Center's permanent and current exhibits remind us of our proud cultural and natural heritage and showcase items from our collection of over 50,000 artifacts-- documents, clothing, tools, furniture, toys, maps, and photographs/

Contactmchcoperations [at] gmail.com
812-332-2517
Year Established1973
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Monroe County History Center's Genealogy Group

Websitehttps://monroehistory.org
Address202 E. 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

The local chapter of the Indiana Genealogical Society, the Monroe County History Center's Genealogy Group presents regular programs of interest to genealogists with emphasis on local research. Works to preserve, publish, and improve access to local records.

Contactgenealogy [at] monroehistory.org
812-332-2517
Community Organizations Subjects

Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonscots.org/
AddressP.O. Box 862
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

The Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington was founded to provide a means for individuals of Scottish ancestry or interest to experience and participate in activities that celebrate the Scottish culture.

Contactinfo [at] bloomingscots.org
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects