Henry County Historical Society
EST. 1978
The Henry County Web, History, Henry County KY

P.O. Box 570
New Castle, KY. 40050
(502) 845-0999

HOURS: Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00pm.
We are volunteers, please call before you come to the office.

For Appointments Call 502-845-0999.
We are located in the Caplinger House
219 South Main (a.k.a. Hwy. 421) in New Castle.

You may phone or email for information or assistance.

Come out and see us!

An outstanding Gift for any Henry County History fan!

Historic Images of Henry County

Packed with information and pictures you'll enjoy studying over and over!  Shop anytime!

OR buy at our History Center and Museum
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  • The Henry County Historical Society is a qualifying 501 3(C) organization? 

  • Donations to the Historical Society may* be deductible on your income taxes?

(Membership fees and purchases are not "donations" and are not deductible.  But we do appreciate your membership dues and purchases.)

 Renew your membership TODAY or purchase from our Ye Olde History Shoppe."

Eddie Price presented a program about the Cane Ridge Revival for our final program of 2014. We will celebrate with Christmas during the New Castle Christmas event on December 5th.  Stroll down from the courthouse square and visit the Historical Society and the Berry Center.

Historical   Society   Schedule

Unless otherwise announced, all program meetings are held on the third Tuesday of April, June, September and October @ the Henry County Extension Office just outside of New Castle, at 6:30 p.m..  Board meetings are the first Tuesday of March, June, September and November in the Henry County History Center at 6:30 p.m., but check here; times and dates are subject to change!

(Potluck Dinner Programs: The Historical Society provides the meat dish, and beverage; attendees are asked to carry-in a side dish or dessert to share. You may choose to bring a recipe card too, we've discovered some new favorite recipes that way!  If you don't have a chance to make something ahead, a store bought is acceptable too.)

Watch for any change of venue...

December 5th
(formerly known as Light-up New Castle)
History Center Open House
5 p.m. -7 p.m.
Refreshments will be served.

The History Center, Berry Center and The Berry Center Book Store will all be open on South Main.  We want to invite everyone to stop by and enjoy the season with holiday refreshments and Christmas Shopping.
(see Ye Olde Shoppe for gift ideas!)

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We have a special and urgent need for a new or slightly used computer with the Windows 7 Operating System. Please call us if you can help, and remember, donations to the Historical Society are tax deductible.