About Us

The Perry County Historical and Cultural Arts Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing Perry County history. Some past events have included Civil War Days, sponsoring history programs in our schools, sponsoring essay contests, and many other activities. If you have something to share about Perry County History, please contact us. We meet at 5:30 on the third Wednesday of the month. Please check our calendar for more information.

Our Constitution and Bylaws outline the objectives of the Historical Society as follows:

  • To collect all available historical material and information associated with Perry County.
  • To promote public interest and tourism through displays, newspaper and magazine articles, lectures and tours.
  • To identify, mark, reconstruct and preserve buildings, sites, and trails of significance in the County’s history.
  • To establish a museum or museums on the County for exhibition of antiques and other material and information.

President: John McGaughey
Vice President: Karen Newlon
Secretary: Barb Shiplett
Corresponding Secretary: Lena Bowman
Treasurer: Lesley Moore

Email: perrycountyhcas.org@gmail.com

Telephone: John McGaughey 740-987-4862