Historian J. Eric Robinson who will tell the story of two women, slaves in the state of Missouri, who escaped to freedom in 1853 via the Underground Railroad in northwestern Madison County.
Join the Madison County Historical Society as they participate in the 28th Annual Leclaire Parkfest on Sunday, October 20, from Noon to 5 p.m. at Leclaire Park on Hale Avenue in Edwardsville, IL. The festival features three bands: Dixieland Jazz by the Riverside Jazz Trio (Noon – 2:30 pm), followed by Bluegrass and other old-time […]
Dining in History (DIH) is an annual MCHS event held at a historic property in Madison County where guests can enjoy a catered dinner and learn about the venue through a program and self-guided tours. The 2019 event was held at the John Wildi Masonic Temple in Highland, Illinois, where visitors explored the history of […]
Two cemetery restoration workshops, May 20-21, 10 A.M. - 4 P.M., St. John's Lutheran Church, 7201 West Main Street, Maryville, Illinois. Professional instructors. Last day to register, Friday, May 13. $75 registration fee includes lunch. Call 217-525-2781 to register.