Welcome to the Howard County Memory Project


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  News and Updates   


Here's what's new on the HCMP:     



 ~The Howard County Memory Project website was established in 2002 and focused on local high school yearbooks. Within this site today, you will find multiple databases and digitized items especially for genealogy and local history researchers. We continue to add items of interest and we hope you will check back often as this site continues to grow.

Genealogy & Local History Services

at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library

220 N. Union St.
Kokomo, IN 46901


******* NEW HOURS ********

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED


For more information on any of these events, please contact Amy Russell at 765.626.0838 or arussell@KHCPL.org     

  • DAR workshop, SATURDAY, May 2, 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. at KHCPL Main.
    • Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will provide information and assistance on the application process for joining the DAR.  Charlotte Blair, State Registrar, will be available to answer any questions. 
    • For more information and to register, call the Genealogy & Local History Dept. at 765-626-0838.
  • HCGS Business Meeting, MONDAY, May 5, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. at KHCPL Main.    
    • Dick Dwigans will share his experiences with the 151st Field Artillery. 
  • Research Trip to Fort Wayne - SATURDAY, May 9, 7:30 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
    • This is an all day research trip to the Allen County Public Library. 
    • Participants will carpool and the group will stop at a restaurant in Fort Wayne before returning home.
    • Registration is required - call 765-626-0839. 
    • A transportation fee may be assessed.
  • HCGS Business Meeting, MONDAY, June 1, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. at KHCPL Main.
    • Milt Brown is a WWII veteran and will talk about his experiences as a crew member on the Nagato. The Nagato was a Japanese battleship used as a target ship when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Bikin Atoll in Jul 1946.