ENRICHING MADISON'S FUTURE BY VALUING ITS PAST SINCE 1960

Historic Madison,  Inc. (HMI) is an award-winning non-profit historic preservation organization playing a key role in the preservation, restoration, education, and development of the Madison, Indiana National Historic Landmark District

It's Time to Nominate for the Dorothy Inglis Reindollar Award winner for 2023!  Complete the form via the link below by May 3!  Remember you can nominate a person, project, or organization!  

We are hiring!  No phone calls, please.  Please email with questions at HMI@historicmadisoninc.com


You can see the complete job listing here: 




April Tour Schedule

Tours are available 4 days a week.  Private Tours and Group Tours are also available with advanced notice.  See the full schedule via the link below. 

The Shrewsbury-Windle House was on recently featured on the Magnolia Network Show "In With The Old." HMI's Executive Director welcomed the Beck's to the Shrewsbury-Windle House as they began their rehabilitation of a building on Main Street.  Check out Season 5, Episode 5 to see the Shrewsbury-Windle House and learn more about the Beck's project.  


Walking Tours Return in May!  

Join us on one of the following dates: 

May 4 May 18 June 1 June 15

July 20 Aug. 3 Aug. 17 Sept. 7

Sept. 21     Oct. 19 

The tours start at the north end of the Broadway Fountain. You can meet a guide for a tour. Each tour lasts about 60-90 minutes and is approximately 3/4 of a mile distance. This is a great program for kids and adults. No pre-registration is required. We hope to see you on a tour soon! Please contact us at 812-265-2967 if you have any questions.

You can watch the episode with a subscription to Discovery+ here: 

2023 Association of Midwest Museums Innovative Leadership Award Virtual Event Recording

Jessica Spiess, Director of Programs with HMI, received the 2023 Association of Midwest Museums Innovative Leadership Award in July 2023.  As part of the celebration, John Staicer, Executive Director and President of HMI, and Jessica got together for a discussion about how innovation happens at HMI and what those innovations look like day-to-day and long-term.  Watch the recorded video to learn more! 

2022 Reindollar Award Winner

The 2022 award went to Larry & Valecia Crisafulli for their long-term commitment to historic preservation and community improvement including rehabilitation of the Elks Lodge and 108 W Main St. properties, and for their participation/leadership with Historic Madison, Inc., the Madison Main Street Program, Historic District Board of Review, PACE grant committee, Envision Jefferson County and others.  

Explore the Schroeder Saddletree Factory Virtually!





Discover Indiana is a statewide public history project that brings cultural and historical information to public through a website that is full of tours and stories crisscrossing the state.  HMI curated a Madison tour through a collaboration with IUPUI, Indiana's Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, and the Indiana Historical Society.  Click the link below to explore the tour! 

2023 Annual Report Slides Coming Soon



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John Staicer

President & Executive Director, hmi@historicmadisoninc.com

Historic Madison, Inc.

301 West Second Street

Madison, IN 47250

(812) 265-2967   https://www.historicmadisoninc.com