MACOUPIN COUNTY FAMILY HISTORY BOOK:

The deadline for submitting your family story has been extended to November 21, 2015. At no charge, you may submit a history with a photo in 500 words or less. It is 15 cents per word for each word over 500 and $15 per additional photo. Not only will the book contain family histories, but also the history of the towns in Macoupin County, some no longer in existence, and the history of businesses, churches, and organizations. There will also be featured articles on schools and other places of interest. You can email your family story to mchsgenealogy@yahoo.com or mail to:

MCHS, PO Box 432, Carlinville, IL 62626

Books can be preordered at a cost of $54.95 plus $6.50 if you want it mailed.


 


Macoupin County Historical Society in Carlinville

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 ​FOR PICTURES AND STORIES

MUSEUM HOURS

(APRIL - NOVEMBER) 10:00 - 2:00 PM ON WEDNESDAYS

(JUNE - AUGUST) 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ON SUNDAYS

SPECIAL GROUP TOURS upon request  Call (217)854-8916 or (217)854-854-8500

        Donation: $3 per Adult & $1 per child (age 6-11)

WRITE: ​Macoupin County Historical Society, PO Box 432, Carlinville, IL 62626


2016 SCHEDULED EVENTS:

​Monday, March 21, 2016, Spring Membership Banquet with musical entertainment by Dan St. Onge at Gillespie Civic Center. $8.50 per person, with reservations due by March 11th
Monday, April 4, 7pm, 2016, History of the Illinois Dairy Queens, Ralph Scheldt; members only Open House
Monday, May 2, 6pm, 2016, members only, Open House at the MCHS

Saturday/Sunday, May 28-29, Spring Strawberry Festival @ MCHS grounds
Sunday, June 5, 12:30pm, 2016, Potluck; program - War Brides by Michele Thomas @ Ruyle Building

Monday, July 11, 7 pm, program - Illinois in the Civil War by local educator, Jack Burns, Command Sergeant Major of the Illinois National Guard, Ruyle Building

​Monday, August 1, 7 pm - Heifer Project, Barbara Oaks

​Saturday/Sunday, September 17-18, Fall Festival @ MCHS grounds

​Monday, October 3, 6 pm - Hot dog Roast @ Blacksmith Shop

​Saturday, November 5, Hammer In, Blacksmith Site, MCHS grounds

​Monday, Novermber 7, 7 pm - Ruyle Bldg., John Alexander "Macoupin County on the Eve of the Civil War"

​Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 2-4, Christmas Show, MCHS grounds