The first schoolhouse was built for Milan students in grades 1-8.
A larger schoolhouse was built on Catherine Street and high school courses were soon offered.
The first graduating class of four students from Milan High School
A schoolhouse that would hold all twelve grades was built on the grounds formerly occupied by the MIWOGCO mineral springs hotel.
The 1954 Championship players begin organized basketball in 7th grade. Mark Combs is their coach. Herman Grinstead is the Varsity coach.
Marvin Wood was hired as boy’s varsity basketball coach at Milan High School. He is assisted by Mark Combs and Clarence Kelly
Milan’s Varsity Basketball Team advanced to the Semi-Final game but lost to South Bend Central
Milan’s Varsity Basketball Team took the Championship Title by defeating Muncie Central Bearcats 32-30.
Our museum founder, Roselyn McKittrick, moved to Milan from Iowa.
The current Milan Junior-Senior High School opened and was dedicated on April 3, 1960.
Milan’s Varsity Basketball Team advanced to the Sweet 16 Round but lost to the Richmond Red Devils.
Coach Marvin Wood inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
The 1930 school was torn down to make way for a new elementary school.
Bobby Plump inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Movie HOOSIERS is released.
Ray Craft is inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
A collection of Milan memorabilia is displayed in Roselyn’s antique store on Carr Street in Milan
Last year for single class basketball in Indiana.
HOOSIERS was voted the #1 sports story in Indiana by the Indiana Sports Writers’ Assoc, and #12 nationwide during the 20th century by Sports Illustrated.
A committee is formed to consider the possibility of developing a permanent museum in Milan.
Milan ’54 Inc purchases the Bank Building from Terry Richmond.
50th Anniversary of Championship win.
The 1954 Team inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Roselyn purchases the Nichols Barbershop and moves her collection to open a museum.
Milan ’54, Inc is formed and a Board of Directors is set up for the Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum.
The Nichols Barbershop is deeded to Milan ’54, Inc.
The Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum moves to its permanent location on Carr Street.
Roger Schroder is inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
The dedication of “The Rose Room” at the museum in honor of Roselyn McKittrick.
65th Anniversary of Championship win.
Roselyn McKittrick, the founder of the Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum passed away and an endowment was established in her memory.