Welcome to Ireland Indiana

Downtown Ireland, Indiana around 1912

Ireland, Indiana looking east on Main Street in 1914.


The first building on left is the original Alexander Funeral Home. Dr. Glezen's office is next on the left, followed by the IOOF (Odd Fellows Hall). At the end of the street is the Klein Girls Hat Shop.  Upper right has the Ireland Ice-Cream Shop in the front and Tom Asbell's Barber Shop in the back.  If you look real close you can see a team of horses coming west towards you on Main Street.

 

A site for historical information for the towns of Ireland and Portersville Indiana, Boone and Madison Townships in Dubois County, Indiana. This site is dedicated to those early pioneers who came from Scotland, Ireland and Germany to settle this area of America.

Come to Ireland, Indiana during St. Patrick's  Celebration, or any other time.

We have good food and hospitality all year long!

You'll never know where you may see a Shamrock next!

 The St. Patrick's Day(s) Celebration (2014) was held again this year in March. Click on the St. Patrick's Celebration on the left for details.

DON'T FORGET THE "HALF WAY TO ST. PAT'S DAY" EVENT  IS HELD IN SEPTEMBER--IRISH ROAD-BOWLING.This is an ancient event started in the County Armaugh in the country of Ireland, Ironically, the early settlers of Ireland, Indiana came from the same county. Last year 64 teams of 4 (256) individuals competed in the event.

 
Come to the Ireland Historical Society's Museum and "Walls of History"!

Go to Ireland Historical Society for new details. Go to the gallery for modern picture.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET MARRIED IN THE IRELAND HISTORICAL CHAPEL IN IRELAND INDIANA USA.  GO TO IRELAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY SITE ON THE SIDEBAR FOR THE INFORMATION.

For a pioneer wedding, we also have the Shiloh Meeting House(built in 1849)and The Lemmons Church (built in 1860).

Contact Delbert Himsel, Jr. to volunteer your services, information, photographs, etc.

This site had it's beginning at the Shiloh Meeting House

and was later initialized on November 6. 2002. The first

publishing came a year later.  The site will continue to

grow and have additional information added. The

information is to the best of the writers' knowledge

and findings.  Any constructive corrections or

additions are welcome.

   

. Hosting service donated by Eck-Mundy Associates, Inc.

To help those who are searching for ancestors who may have been from the Dubois County area, the Dubois County Genealogical Society has many publications for sale that may help you.  If you wish information on these publications please contact Rosie Stewart by email: rbstwart@psci.net.

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