Entries by Adam Celuch

MCHS News Volume 3 Number 2

Madison County has many museums and historic homes where area residents and visitors can learn about our history and heritage. These articles provide information on those places that are open to the public.

MCHS News Volume 2 Number 5

The history of Alton has been influenced by its location on the Mississippi River that made it accessible. The river brought commerce, the first state prison, and some of the earliest railroads in the county.

MCHS News Volume 2 Number 4

In the 19th Century Madison County weddings were usually simple affairs with immediate family only, or even elopements. Larger church weddings, inspired by the wedding of Queen Victoria, came later.

MCHS News Volume 2 Number 2

For nearly a century, three generations of architects from the Kane family occupied a suite of rooms in Edwardsville’s Bohm Building. Their skill and artistry can be found throughout Madison County.