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.
FOR PICTURES AND STORIES
(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
URGENT REQUEST TO MCHS MEMBERS:
.Several members of MCHS will be out-of-town for the Spring Festival and volunteers are needed at the Anderson Mansion, Church, School, and Print Shop during the Festival. A scrip will be provided for the Print Shop and Mary & Helen can assist in interpreting the Mansion, School House, and Church.
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