The Illinois State Historical Society has recognized the work of Charlotte E. Johnson by presenting her with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in documenting the stories of Black families in Illinois.
Early firefighting in 19th century Madison County was both dramatic and dangerous, with fire an ever-constant threat when towns consisted primarily of wooden structures.
Sears House kits that were sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company from 1908 to 1941. Kits consisted of house plans and everything else needed to construct a house, all ordered through catalogs.
Living History Days: A Chautauqua with Teddy Roosevelt and Friends
Panel Discussion on the History of Changing Voting Rights
Free concert celebrates songs of the Civil Rights Movement
MCHS mourns recent passing of Suzanne Dietrich, Mae Grapperhaus
Smithsonian Institution exhibit will open to the public at the Madison County Administration Building in July
Charlotte E. Johnson, Alton, has received the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society
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Madison County Historical Society
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Edwardsville IL 62025