The Tippecanoe County Historical Association (TCHA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to collecting and preserving information and artifacts relating to the history and culture of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and its residents.
TCHA currently maintains five sites:
- The Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum and History Store is located on the site of the Battle of Tippecanoe, William Henry Harrison’s 1811 conflict with the forces of Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet. The Battlefield Museum is located just south of the town of Battleground at 200 Battle Ground Ave., Battle Ground, IN 47920.
- The Fort Ouiatenon Blockhouse Museum at Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park. The park is the site of the annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon. Fort Ouiatenon is located south of West Lafayette at 3129 S. River Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906.
- The Frank Arganbright Genealogy and Research Center is the home of the Alameda McCullough Library, a comprehensive collection of genealogical and historical resources is located at 1001 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901.
- The Community Center and Museum is our most recently acquired building. Formerly the Lafayette Masonic Lodge, this new community center will feature TCHA exhibitions and programming. Located at 522 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN 47901.
- The Ouiatenon Preserve: A Roy Whistler Foundation Project. Plans are underway to protect this site for future generations to research and learn from and create a wonderful place in our community to enjoy nature and celebrate our incredibly rich and unique Native American and early European history while improving the health of our environment and river.