Get Involved in your Neighborhood!
Join the Irvington Historical Society
The Irvington Historical Society has been dedicated to preserving the Art, History, and Culture of the classic suburb of Irvington since 1964!
As a a 501(c)(3), the Irvington Historical Society relies on our members, donors, sponsors, and volunteers to fulfill our mission to collect, preserve and connect Irvington’s past to its present.
Our historic Bona Thompson Center allows us to:
You can support Irvington's History by becoming a member and a sponsor of our mission. Memberships and donations fund our daily operations and preserve our materials. Your sponsorship allows us to develop programs and serve the community by researching and sharing more of our history.
Become a sponsor to support the Bona's events and long-term needs.
Rent the Bona for your events.
If you are interested, please consider making a donation to the Bona. Checks should be made out to “The Irvington Historical Society”. You can donate using a credit card via our website,
The Irvington Historical Society is a 501(c)3 corporation.
We thank you for your interest and support.
A volunteer organization like the Irvington Historical Society survives and progresses only with the help of donors, large and small. Our content and our stories are all donated as well. We want to recognize and thank the businesses and individuals who have supported us over the past 12 months:
Our Corporate Sponsors
And all who donated items to sell at the Holiday Fair
Indiana Historical Society
Individual Donors supported our receptions, administrative and exhibit costs.
Peg & Paul Diebold
Steve & Sue Barnett
Our Volunteers, who keep us open!
Steve & Sue Barnett
Paul & Peggy Diebold
Char Ottinger Flick
Irvington’s Black Hat Society
Kent Hankins & Bill Aughe
Andrea R. Light
Matt & Emma Robinson
Steven & Paula Schmidt
Michael Schmidt & Tammy Dominowski
People who donated materials
to the IHS archives during the past year:
Steven R. Barnett
Barbara Shortridge Cooper
Estate of Roy Hensley
Charlotte Ottinger Flick
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
Carolyn & Eugene Page Family
Irvington Community Council
Howe Alumni Association
Irvington Garden Club
Irvington Methodist Church
Andrea Rochelle Light
Charles S Milner
Steven and Paula Schmidt
Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker