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Explore local and family history using the Indiana Room’s valuable resources.

Researching and Writing

The Indiana Room

The Indiana Room collection covers the history of Rushville and its surrounding areas. Resources include census records, local family histories and microfilm.

We also have a computer, a printer, and a microfilm reader available for your use.  Copies are $0.25 a page.


Resources Available


  • Rushville city directories

  • Marriage records (1822-1901)

  • Birth records (after 1882)

  • Cemetery records

  • RCHS yearbooks

  • Indiana history books

  • Ohio history books


  • Wendall Wilkie Collection


  • Rushville Republican (1850-2010)
  • US Census Records (1830-1920)



Subject files include information such as newspaper articles from the Rushville Republican and other local papers, records of local organizations, family histories, genealogical records, information from county agencies and pamphlets.


Genealogy Services