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The Center for History’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, exhibit and teach the heritage of the St. Joseph River Valley region. First organized in 1867, the Center for History is the second oldest historical society in Indiana.
The site includes Copshaholm, the 38-room mansion that was once home to local industrialist J.D. Oliver. A Worker’s Home, reflecting a Polish immigrant family in the 1930s. The Changing Gallery, Leighton Gallery and Carroll Gallery. The Voyages Gallery, chronicling local history of the St. Joseph River Valley region. The Ernestine M. Raclin Gallery, featuring history of the University of Notre Dame, including the legendary Knute Rockne. The Kidsfirst Children’s Museum, and archives of local history, including the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Adjacent to the Center for History is Studebaker National Museum and together, the two museums comprise The Museums at Washington and Chapin. Visitors can enter one door, buy one ticket and visit two fabulous museums.