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Carnegie Building Spencer
110 East Market Street
P.O. Box 676
Spencer, Indiana 47460

Currently open by appointment only.
Please email Vic Kinney to schedule a visit.


Board meetings are held the second Monday of each month, usually at the Owen County Heritage & Culture Center at 4:00pm. Everyone is invited.

Our Vision

The Craftsman style Carnegie Library Building built in 1911 on the Spencer Town square, served as a community library for 90 years. Document storage for Owen County was to be its use for the next 10 years.

In 2005, the OCH&CC Committee was formed by a group of community leaders with the vision for a county-wide center to celebrate the past, present and future of Owen County.

Our Mission

The Owen County Heritage & Culture Center strives to bring together the community through the promotion and sharing of our Owen County heritage and culture to enrich our everyday lives. We promote preservation of our artifacts, traditions, arts, crafts, customs and history through workshops, festivals, demonstrations, displays and educational programs.

Join Us!

We need you!! This is a total community project that calls for many hands, ideas, and skills.

If you or your group are interested in helping with this project through volunteer work and/or funding, or would like more information about available programs, please email one of the officers listed below or write to us at P.O. Box 676, Spencer, IN 47460.
Thank You!

Contact Us

President and Museum Curator:
Vic Kinney

Vice President and Gift Shop:
Madi Arnett

Secretary and Publicity:
Julia Long

Al Tinsley

Education Committee Chair:
Julie Coffin

Barbara Filtri

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Site design by Barbara Filtri