The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

Founded in 1891, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America actively promotes our national heritage through historical preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects. The organization has earned the Trustee Emeritus Award for Excellence in the Stewardship of Historic Sites from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Wisconsin Society

The Wisconsin Society of the NSCDA owns and operates the Historic Indian Agency House and its 233 acres of land. NSCDA-WI also jointly manages Kilbourntown House (also known as the Benjamin Church House) in Shorewood, Wisconsin, in partnership with the Milwaukee County Historical Society and Milwaukee County Parks.

Great American Treasures

The Historic Indian Agency House is a member of a national collection of 60+ historical properties known as Great American Treasures. These treasures offer an inside look at the big picture of America's past. Peruse our museum's page and learn about many other fascinating historic sites which trace America's early history.


The Historic Indian Agency House

1490 Agency House Road, Portage, WI 53901


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