New Philadelphia was the first town in the United States platted and legally registered by an African American, Free Frank McWorter. This orginzation has been dedicated to preserving and promoting the town's history since 1996.
Marynel Corton, Executive Director, can be contacted at 608-448-7094.
This museum recognizes all known Pike County veterans for their service whether or not their service was associated with a war or conflict. They also tell the history of each war and conflict Pike County veterans fought in. Janet Poppema, Curator, can be reached at 217-291-3259.
Daughters of the American Revolution is a women's service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, patriotism, education and honoring America's veterans and especially the ones who fought in the Revolutionary War. Contacts are: Regent Kay Sealock (H-217-285-4991) or Registrar Alice Cripe (H-217-833-2310).
Borrowmans have lived in Pike (and Calhoun, originally part of Pike) County since 1838. This Spring Creek Township property, now remodeled, has been home to descendants of Andrew Borrowman since it was built in 1891. This family donated nearly $2,000 to our efforts. Thank you!!
The National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865, formed in January 1912, is a hereditary society to honor the soldiers and patriots who were dedicated to preserving the Union during the Civil War. We strive to foster a spirit of patriotism, loyalty, and love of country. Our National motto is "Let Us Have Peace.". The local Gen.William P. Carlin Chapter was chartered May 17, 2008. Carrie Lynn Sturgill is the current Regent. For in- formation on the chapter contact Leslie Reynolds Fowler at email@example.com, Chapter Registrar.
The Rotary Club of Pike County was chartered on April 12, 1938 and was initially called the Pittsfield Rotary Club. As the Club’s membership evolved over time with members joining the club from all of Pike County, the Club updated its name to reflect its membership base. Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. Our motto is Service above Self.