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, 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







MACOUPIN COUNTY FAMILY HISTORY BOOK:

The MCHS would like to thank everyone for their submissions and orders for the Macoupin County History & Families Book. All book materials are now in the hands of the publisher, Acclaim Press, and are being prepared for press. MCHS hopes to have the books available by the Spring Festival, May 28th & 29th. Books can be ordered until April 15th for $54.95 plus shipping of $6.50 if you are not picking it up. After the books are published and when available, they will cost $65.00

​The books contain 100s of Macoupin County family histories as wellas histories of towns & businesses in Macoupin County.

​A reminder that the MCHS Genealogy Library will be open on Fridays from 1-4 pm starting April 8th through the end of October.