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We welcome everyone to our meetings the last Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

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Dr. Joel Cook & Orestes Museum

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Hello Folks! Welcome to the Orestes Historical Society web page. We sure hope you enjoy our site as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. We thank you for stopping in and be sure and come back.

The Orestes Historical Society meets the last Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m., at the Dr. Joel Cook Building (Orestes Museum) in downtown Orestes. Our town is small and there's no problem finding it right next to the post office. We are a friendly group and all visitors are welcome. Come and join the fun talking of old times.

Memberships

Regular -$10, Family - $20 Supporting - $25

Sustaining - $50 Century Club - $100

Please enclose the amount and send to the Orestes Historical Society; P.O. Box 269; Orestes, IN; 46063

If you have any questions about Orestes history or suggestions for the site we are anxious to hear from you. Direct questions to Dave at the e-mail address below or to Carolyn Shettle at the address above.

The Orestes Historical Society has a poem book available...VOICES FROM ORESTES, with poems by 16 Orestes poets, past and present. It is a bargain at $5.00 each.

Another recent book "VOICES FROM A COUNTRY ROAD, poems by Beulah Porphet and Carolyn Shettle, is much a larger book at $6.00. Save! Buy both for $10.00 and include $2.00 for postage. Send to: P.O. Box 269, Orestes, IN 46063.