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Hours of Operation

The Heritage Museum is open on the first and third Sunday afternoons from 1:00 until 4:00. The Museum is also generally open every Tuesday morning from 9:00 to noon.

The construction of our elevator is finally complete and we are now handicapped accessible! Those needing the elevator are asked to enter the Museum toward the rear of the building.

2016-7 Photo Contest

The Mascoutah Historical Society is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Photo Contest:
First Place Purchase Prize: Lindsey Jackson
Youth Award, sponsored by Rue2 Photography: Rebekah Brett
Amateur Photographer Award: Alexandria Banning
Woman Photographer Award, sponsored by the Tuesday Woman's Club: Deborah Voudrie
Senior Photographer Award, sponsored by the Mascoutah Senior Center: Ted Coleman

Photographs will be on display from May 7, 2017 through Homecoming Weekend, 2017.

Join Us!
Over There, Over Here: Mascoutah and World War I

The exhibit highlights include a timeline of local, national, and international events; a look at some of Mascoutah's soldiers and their stories; coming home, and efforts after the war to aid the veterans who served our country. Items on display include artifacts from the Historical Society's collection as well as things loaned by descendants of the soldiers.

You can visit the exhibit on Tuesday mornings, and the first and third Sunday afternoons of each month. The exhibit will be on display through November 11.

Now Available!
Remembering Mascoutah: Reflecting On What's Been Going On In Our Hometown

by Marilyn Welch

In honor of the Mascoutah Historical Society's 40th anniversary, Marilyn has compiled a series of tales based on her popular newspaper articles from the past few years. Now she has written additional stories that add to the history of many activities from Mascoutah's past, both long ago and recent.

This 200+ page book includes many photographs. Price: $25.00

Click here for an order form for Marilyn's new book.

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