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The John Hay Center

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Built in 1970 as a memorial to preserve the community’s history, the Stevens Memorial Museum is the centerpiece of the John Hay Center, founded by the Washington County Historical Society.  The museum was designed to preserve the heritage of Washington County, Indiana and contains dozens of exhibits representing thousands of artifacts from generous donors.

The museum has a fantastic World War I exhibit with many unique and rare artifacts to view!


"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +

Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment