Moultrie County Historical Society

Come on in to learn more about the history of Moultrie County or give us a call. We’d be happy to show you around. It is important to know our history and where we come from.  Everyone is welcome, no membership necessary to attend our meetings/programs.  You do not have to be a member to attend our general meeting and program.

NEW LOCATION    1303 S. HAMILTON ST. SULLIVAN, IL 61951 

THE MUSEUM IS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION.   THE LIBRARY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Hours of operation:      TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS  9AM TO 3 PM–HOURS WILL EXPAND AT A LATER DATE.  CALL US IF YOU NEED A DIFFERENT TIME TO VISIT US.

Phone number:  217-728-4085   LEAVE A MESSAGE OR CALL 

museum donations call Pam 630-803-8756   OR   for library genealogy ?? 217-254-1568  Gail

We are currently having monthly meetings at our new HIstory Center.   3rd Thursday of each month

NEXT MEETING—-Thursday August 18 at 7pm at our new History Center.  Carolyn Stephens, Adjunct Faculty at Lake Land College will be presenting “The Old York Trail” She will share research and stories from York on the Wabash River to central Illinois.  Many believe that buffalo, Native Americans and early pioneers, including Thomas Lincoln, followed the trail seeking new homes.  The public is welcome to attend all our monthly programs.

To join print out the registration form and mail to the address below.   Yearly membership includes a monthly newsletter and 2 journals.IMG_20190314_0001.jpg

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