Putting Things in Perspective

September 15th, 2015- Collector’s Quarterly Show & Tell, 12:00 at the Arganbright Center
TCHA Members can join us for our quarterly series of gathering’s for Collectors. This program will give TCHA Members, who are collectors of all kinds, the opportunity to show off their favorite objects and meet others with a similar passion for stuff! A member of the TCHA curatorial staff will share an item from the TCHA permanent collection and collectors will get a look at some archival storage options for their personal collections. Future Show & Tell date is December 15th.

September 20th, 2015- Archaeology Day at the Tippecanoe Battlefield, 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Indiana Archaeology Month! Learn about archaeology in Tippecanoe County and have your local artifact discoveries identified. Kids can experience a simulated dig site and archaeology lab. Students from the Purdue Department of Anthropology will be on hand to share information and lead an atl-atl throw.

October 3rd and 4th: The Feast of the Hunters’ Moon at Fort Ouiatenon Park
Join us for the 48th Annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, a recreation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place at Fort Ouiatenon in the mid- 1700s. Tickets are on sale now at www.tippecanoehistory.org

October 10th 2015- Beginning Blacksmith Class at Fort Ouiatenon Park, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
The Ouiatenon Blacksmiths host their annual blacksmithing class for free at the Blacksmith shop at Fort Ouiatenon Park. Learn the historic art of blacksmithing while working with real tools and iron materials. Registration is required. The class is free and space is limited, so register soon! Register by calling or emailing Kelly at 765-476-8411 or Kelly@tippecanoehistory.org

Isn’t It About Time?

You joined the Tippecanoe County Historical Association? Because we’re all about time!

The time you spend with your family in places that matter, the time to discover your connection to the people and events that shaped our community and the time celebrating old traditions while forging new ones.

This is what we do! Your Historical Association captures “time”, keeps it safe, brings it out and tells the stories again and again, generation after generation. And as we move into the future, we bring with us those times - the ones that made us who we are today.

Your membership support is needed now more than ever as we strive to engage our community’s current, past and future residents along with the many visitors with the goal of collecting, preserving and interpreting our unique and exciting history.

It’s time to take your place in history. Become a member today.

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