The Adams County Historical Society was formed in September 1957 to preserve and educate the history of Adams County Indiana. The original meetings were held at the local Decatur Public Library.

In February 1968 the Society purchased at auction the former Charles Dugan Mansion at 420 W. Monroe St. Decatur for the use of a home for the society and a museum for the ever growing collection of county artifacts the society had been collecting.

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TV Interview with ACHS President, Sandy Collier by Fort Wayne's Channel 21 News
July 28, 2022

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2022 Board of Directors

Sandra Collier       President

Max Miller               Vice President

Rebecca Webb     Secretary

Dorothy Reiter      Treasurer

Mary Bertsch

Kaylehn Brunner

David Haggard

Jason McCullough

Suzy Fuelling