Living History Days: A Chautauqua with Teddy Roosevelt and Friends

Living History Days: A Chautauqua with Teddy Roosevelt and Friends

Panel Discussion: Changing Voting Rights in America

Panel Discussion on the History of Changing Voting Rights

Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

Free concert celebrates songs of the Civil Rights Movement

MCHS Mourns Passing of Suzanne Dietrich, Mae Grapperhaus

MCHS mourns recent passing of Suzanne Dietrich, Mae Grapperhaus

Traveling Exhibition from Smithsonian Institution Coming to Madison County

Smithsonian Institution exhibit will open to the public at the Madison County Administration Building in July

Charlotte E. Johnson Achievement Award

Charlotte E. Johnson, Alton, has received the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society

MCHS News Volume 8 Number 6

In 1963, the Madison County Historical Society purchased the Weir House, built for John Weir in 1836. Here you can read about the Weir family and their many contributions to Madison County.

MCHS News Volume 8 Number 5

A mayor who died trying to save his town, a State’s Attorney’s home bombed, women who broke the glass ceiling, and more are all part of Madison County’s political history.

New Archival Library Research Manager