Fort Recovery State Museum

Museum Happenings

Sunday May 3 Museum Opening Events!

Huge Prehistoric Indian Artifact Show, 1790s Battle Artifacts, Hal Sherman Remembrance & Painting Exhibit. Click "read more" for complete agenda. ...read more

An Update for Red-Haired Nanc!

The wonderful tree-trunk carving of Red-Haired Nanc was deteriorating due to her exposure to the nasty Ohio weather elements. Thanks to Don Lennartz for removing her from her tree base, and over the w...read more

Monument Renovation!

The monument will be inspected in March 2015 with repairs and renovation taking place in June through September. The Ohio History Connection has set aside $125,000 in capital improvement funds ...read more

2015 Schedule of Events and Speakers at the Museum!

Sunday May 3 - Museum Opening 2015.  Starting with a bang - cannon shot 12:00.
12:00-3:00
- Huge Artifact Show - on the lawn, under the tent and in the shelter house. K...read more

Stay updated with museum news and museum media links!

The first 2015 newsletter from Museum Director Nancy Knapke has been posted on the Newsletters link on the main menu of this page.  This newsletter contains:

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Thank you patrons! 2015 Patron Form available now.

We would love to have you as a patron for 2015! (see patron form below)  Thank You all again for your faithful and generous support. Your contributions are used for improvements to the museum as ...read more

National Park Service ABPP Grants Awarded!

The Department of Anthropology at Ball State University has been awarded two 2013 National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) grants to continue its archaeological research an...read more