Madison County Historical Society

 Captain Basil B. Dulin is pictured above.  He was captured and spent 3 1/2 years as a POW.  He was taken to Japan where he worked as a doctor for the remainder of the war. 

Captain Dulin has written and published his story of his experiences during this time in history.

The Madison County Historical Society presents "The Home Front in Madison County" Exhibit was on display until December 19, 2014 at the History Museum, 7 West 11th Street, Anderson, Indiana. 

Our collection is large and robust featuring uniforms, id cards, flags, bullets, shells and many, many other artifacts and memorabilia.  Also included are stories and newspaper articles about World War II and those men and women from Madison County who participated and their contributions. 

Our special "Thank You" to Bill Knepp, Exhibit Director, for putting this collection together, its organization into an exhibit, and the research needed in some areas.

Many items in the original exhibit can be seen on the walls and in the display hall.  Our exhibit remain  free to everyone in the community.  It is for you and your family;  that's why we do it!  For more information and/or questions, please call us at (765) 683-0052 during public hours.  Thank you!


 During the war, communities often would appoint people to certain jobs which were designed to protect citizens from any catastrophic harm that might come to it.  The Civil Air Patrol was one of those organizations.

 Awards and commissions given to Dan Brinduse during WWII.



  Madison County Historical Society|15 West 11th Street, P. O. Box 696, Anderson, Indiana 46015-0696|(765)683-0052|