• Photo: Lifespring Church South New "Life" for St. John's St. John's Lutheran Church became LifeSpring Church South this year.
  • Photo: Fisherman with his catch at Middlefork Reservoir. Gone Fishing! It's never too late in the season for a fisherman!
  • Photo: Arched bridge over Elkhorn Creek, near Richmond, Indiana. Bridge Over Elkhorn Creek Click the photo for an interesting history of this area.



Photo: 4 square house with yellow gingko leaves on the ground.

Architectural Blessings

Wayne County has wealth of blessings when it comes to architectural beauties, but it is especially so on Millionaire's Row. Queen Anne, Italianate, Romanesque, Neoclassical and more can all be seen in this which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Graphic: Mask Up Hoosiers


Hoosiers, mask up and don't let your guard down! Find Indiana's plan at backontrack.in.gov and local info from the Wayne County Health Department. Additional resources are available in WayNet's Health section. Remember - it's STILL important to wash your hands!

Graphic/Photo: MRLHistory.org with black & white photo of downtown Richmond, IN, circa 1890ish.

Local History Resources

Have you checked out this great repository of local history stories gathered by the dedicated archivist and information services team at Morrisson-Reeves Library? Jump in if you enjoy quirky stories, historic images and a peek into other troubled times, such as the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Things To Do in Wayne County

Due to the unprecedented issues surrounding the COVID-19 response, many events have been canceled or postponed. Please contact the organization before venturing out.
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Did You Know?

Oliver P. Morton, who served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, was a Wayne County native. His family home still stands along the National Road on the west side of Centerville.