Founded in 1958, the Howard County Historical Society is the primary private repository of historical records and artifacts related to Howard County’s rich history, the Howard County Historical Society provides access to materials that aid in historical exploration, research and discovery for all ages and cultural groups.
Throughout the year, the Howard County Historical Society presents a wide variety of engaging public programs, concerts, lectures, and other activities. The Society also welcomes school groups, scouts, home schoolers, adult groups, and the public to participate through field trips and outreach programs.
The Museum of Howard County History is home to hundreds of objects that tell the story of Howard County’s history from before European settlement to recent events.
From mills and businesses to homes, Native Americans to today’s diverse population, the railroad to the automotive age, the Museum of Howard County History has something to explore.