The Elkhart County Historical Museum features ten permanent galleries and 2 temporary exhibit spaces. The exhibits tell the story of the local community from pre-history to the present.
Elkhart County's First 20,000 Years
Find out what was living in Elkhart County before humans lived here. See a 23,000 year old mammoth tusk found in Middlebury. Learn about the first people who entered this area around 12,000 years ago, and see how their cultures and civilizations evolved over time. Discover how life changed for these people, known today as Native Americans, when they encountered Europeans.
Sponsored by First State Bank of Middlebury