The Official site for the
Crawford County Historical and Genealogical Society
of Indiana.


Mission Statement:

To collect and preserve the material of the local history of Crawford County Indiana; to secure
and document the recollections of those who have helped build the County and its
communities; to promote the study of Crawford County history; to mark historical
sites; to stimulate public interest in the vital and historical facts of Crawford County’s
past and present.


CCHGS building, hours of operation: Tuesday 11am to 2pm & Thursday 11am to 2pm

Mailing Address:

PO Box 162, Leavenworth, IN 47137


Physical Address of CCHGS Headquarters:

310 Oak Hill Circle, English, IN 47118 (mail is not received there!)


Upcoming Schedule:


Proctor House - October open house days/hours:

No more scheduled openings until spring. 
Can be opened via appointment. (email:



Next regular meeting: Mar 9, 2021, 5:30pm




Officers 2019-2020:

William Piper Jr - President

Roscoe Hooten - Vice President

Carol Tomlinson - Secretary

Sharon Morris - Treasurer

Roberta Toby - County Historian

Louie Mitchell - Director (Sterling-Patoka-Johnson)

Robin Piper - Director (Union-Boone-Ohio)

Jason Froman - Director (Jennings-Whiskey Run-Liberty)

Angela Thompson - Director (Crawford County at Large)

For more INFORMATION, click HERE.


Current newsletter:


Become a member to receive this via e-mail or snail mail! 

Membership form HERE.

Rates for membership: $15 single member / $20 family (two vote privilege) / $25 organization (two vote privilege)


Books for Sale:

Click HERE for what is available!!


Family Histories available at the CCHGS Headquarters:

Click HERE for a list.


Interview with CC native, John Flanigan:


More CCHGS videos can be found by clicking HERE.


Help support the Veterans Memorial project!

Click on the PDF for more info.

Click here for ORDER FORM & Logos.



The Proctor House

The only Crawford County building on the

National Register of Historical Places!

Find out more info on this house HERE.



First Familes of Crawford County project:

The CCHGS is putting together a "First Families of Crawford County" book for our upcoming bicentennial. 
If you have ancestral roots in the county dating back to 1840 or earlier,
we request you fill out the document below and send it in to the county historian (address on form). 
Any photos or family stories are also welcomed.

Download the DOCUMENT


Research Information:



CC Vets - Info and Pics HERE.


Archives information HERE.


Cemetery information HERE.


Surname Research - see who's researching who!







Funding has been provided to the Crawford County Historical and Genealogical Society
from Indiana Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities
 as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
economic stabilization plan of 2020.





Funding has been provided to the Crawford County Historical and Genealogical Society
The Community Foundation of Crawford County through their
COVID-19 Emergency Funding Grant.




updated 7/8/2020


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