• Appanoose County Historical Society

    • Clubs and Organizations
    • Museums
    100 West Maple
    Centerville, IA 52544-2211
    (641) 856-8040
    Mid-May to Mid October: M-F 1pm - 5pm
    Saturdays 10am to 4pm
    • About

      The Appanoose County Historical & Coal Mining Museum resides inside the former Centerville Post Office. It is a 1903 Georgian-style building that has 3 stories of exhibits including coal mining, indian artifacts, military, postal, clothing. quilts, textiles, and many more. The research room is helpful to those working on genealogical projects.

    • Whom to Contact

      • Appanoose County Historical Society
        Phone: (641) 856-8040
      • Lisa Eddy
    • Directions

      Located at the intersection of Hwy 2 (Maple Street) and Main Street in Centerville.

    • Pancake Day 2019

      This year's theme . . . MARCHING THROUGH THE YEARS!

      (Schedule and forms will be updated when available)


      This year’s theme is in celebration of the 71st Annual Pancake Day on September 28, 2019. This year we are Marching through the Years as we celebrate the anniversaries of the Centerville Municipal Band (150 years) and the Centerville School Band (100 years)!

      T-Shirts are available NOW to purchase! Visit the Chamber on the Southwest corner of the Centerville Square OR contact the Chamber at: 641-437-4102 OR email Chamber@centervilleia.com to get yours today!