HAPPY 98th, JOSEPHINE REMLING

MACOUPIN COUNTY FAMILY HISTORY BOOK:

The deadline for submitting your family story has been extended to September 30, 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.


 


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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


2015-16 SCHEDULED EVENTS:

Monday, July 6, 7pm, Harry Starr, County Board Member to discuss plans to renovate the old County Jail and historian, Bill McClain, who will talk about the jail's construction and some of the criminals who inhabited the jail.
Monday, August 3, 7pm, Dorothy Selinger and Linda Cox, the Lincoln Funeral
Saturday and Sunday, September 19&20, Fall Festival
Monday, October 5, 7pm, hot dog roast and demonstration by Illinois Valley Blacksmiths
Monday, November 2, 7pm, Roger Kratochvil, history of Mt. Olive and White City
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 4-6, Christmas Show
Monday, March 21, 2016, membership banquet with musical entertainment by Dan St. Onge
Monday, April 4, 7pm, 2016, history of the Illinois Dairy Queen, Ralph Scheldt
Monday, May 2, 6pm, 2016, members only, Open House at the MCHS
Sunday, June 5, 12:30pm, 2016, War Brides by Michele Thomas