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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 Museum will be closed on Sunday, December 2. Visit us at the Berger-Kiel Log House as we celebrate "Christmas at the Log House" from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. The Carol Klopmeyer Learning Center, a new pavilion adjacent to the Log House and Anstedt Barn properties, will be dedicated at 1:30 p.m. that afternoon. Sleighs and a wagon will be on display as well, and are available for photographs. Light refreshments will be served.

The Museum will also be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day as well. The last chances to vote for the People's Choice award winner for the 2018 Photography Contest will be Sunday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 18.

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.

2018 Photo Contest

The Mascoutah Historical Society is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Photography Contest, "History in the Making."

Purchase Prize Winner: "175 Years, Now and Forever" by Kristen Wilhelm

Best Photo taken by a Female Photographer: "X's and O's" by Jessica Erickson

Best Photo taken by a Youth: "Evening Church" by Megan Whisenhunt

Best Photo taken by a Senior Citizen: "Mascoutah Freedom" by Linda Juenger

Best Photo taken by an Amateur: "Two Fountains" by Howard Reiniger

All of the entries are on display at the Heritage Museum. Please visit to view them and to cast your vote for the "People's Choice" winner, to be announced in early January 2019.

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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

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