Welcome to the Munster Junior Historical Society! Please feel free to read the information provided below. We hope you will explore our Web pages to find out more about us and the programs and services we offer.
The Munster Junior Historical Society was established on July 4, 2007, by Dr. Louise Chickie-Wolfe to commemorate the Centennial Celebration of Munster, IN. Membership is open to Munster students in grades 5-8 who display outstanding citizenship and character, are interested in history, and are dependable hard workers.
Munster Junior Historical Society students meet on the second Wednesday of each month at either the Eads School Library or the KaskeHouseMuseum in HeritagePark from 3:45 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. This student organization was partially funded by a grant from the Munster Education Foundation during its first two years of existence. Donations are always welcomed and appreciated.
Recent activities of this group include: Creating and Burying the Time Capsule in HeritagePark, to be opened in 25 years. Learning to be Assistant Docents in the KaskeHouseMuseum. Walking in the Munster Fourth of July Parade. Providing Service: Pulling weeds, planting flowers and over 100 trees Creating a fundraising basket for the adult Historical Society Passing out water/food to walkers in the Cancer Research Romp & Walk Selling “The Brass Tavern Cookbook” at the Lion’s Club Breakfast Making treat bags and helping Santa pass them out at the Holiday Celebration Selling popcorn at the Concert in the Park Speaking at Park Board Meeting in support of a new barn for HeritageParkBaking and Selling Gourmet Dog Treats at the Night Out Against Crime Participating in the Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes Creating a Scrapbook of Historical Newspaper Articles that taught reading skills Future projects include: 1) Complete the interactive Historical Reading Theater for 4th graders. 2) Create a children’s book about the many contributions of Mr. Donald Powers. 3) Research and Create the Tombstone Walk for Halloween in HeritagePark. 4) Develop the Graduate History Ambassador Program for MJHS graduate