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In celebration of Archaeology Month, local archaeologist John Flood will present a program on the excavations and findings at the Starbuck Farmstead near Plainfield. Flood and his colleagues at Stantec conducted geophysical and archaeological testing and located pottery kilns and other artifacts at the southeastern...

The Indiana Room has a tremendous collection of photographs of Plainfield, Guilford Township, and Hendricks County.  One of the most popular collections are the aerial photos of Plainfield, Indiana.  Come browse the Photograph Database and fly over this unique view of our town! Use the...

Help preserve our Plainfield history by sharing your historic photos, letters, and artifacts. Drop by the library's Indiana Room anytime between January 21-23, 2022 during library hours and we will digitize your treasures, add the electronic image to our local history archives, and return the...

Platted in 1833, Plainfield, Indiana, has seen a lot in its 180-year existence. Experience Plainfield's transformation over the years in a visual presentation by the Indiana Room's Sarah Wright.  Featuring pictures from the Indiana Room’s photograph collection, this program will take you on an online...

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...

This July 8th through 30th, The Gallery at the Plainfield Library proudly presents A Walk Through Plainfield. This group exhibit, featuring works by a group of artists in a variety of styles and media, is inspired by scenes of Plainfield and surrounding Guilford Township, Indiana. This exhibit is partnered...