Indiana Room Tag

How about an evening stroll through the cemetery?  Sound fun?  If so, consider joining us on September 14 at 6:00pm for a private guided heritage tour of Crown Hill Cemetery.  We'll learn the history of Crown Hill Cemetery while visiting the graves of some of...

Preserving history is a mission of the Indiana Room. We wanted to be sure to capture this moment in pandemic history and document it for the future. Thanks to the Plainfield residents who participated in our Oral History project. Listen in their own words how...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group meetings have been suspended until further notice.  When we can resume normal programming, this group meets on the first Thursday of the month.  Check back for more details in a few weeks!  In the meantime, please check out our...

Come Explore Your Family History with the Indiana Room!  Are you curious about your ancestry?  Maybe DNA is your thing?  Drop by the Indiana Room where genealogy is our thing!  Try out (free) some of our many online genealogy databases (including Ancestry.com, Family Search, World...

We're happy to introduce our newest database making research easy and fun - Fold3, a genealogy database with Census records, military records, city directories and more. Check it out! Browse through military photographs or city directories. Who knows what - or who - you'll find!...

Did you know the library can help you locate historic marriage records from Hendricks County? Index to Marriage Records Hendricks County, Indiana SEARCH DATABASE This project was originally indexed by the Indiana W.P.A.  Original records are located in the Hendricks County Clerk's Office, Danville, IN. For information on...

If you love history and looking at nostalgic photographs, you'll want to check out these new pictorial books on Plainfield and Hendricks County, Indiana.  The library has several copies in the collection--if they're all checked out, be sure to place a hold through Evergreen so...

The Library has a growing collection of historic photographs from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries documenting the people and places of Hendricks County. Browse through hundreds of these pictures of Plainfield and other Hendricks County towns and villages here.  ...