The Mascoutah Historical Society is pleased to offer the following publications for sale.

Click here for an order form, or you may contact the Society via phone or e-mail to place an order.

Now Available! Mascoutah City Cemetery

This book contains the burial inventories for the City Cemetery, Old City (Lincoln Lake), Briesacher, Perrin

and Schnebelin cemeteries. The book includes the cemetery history, updated maps and a surname index.

The city cemetery starts with burials in 1866 and continues through August of 2023.

The old city cemetery has 265 burials obtained from church records and newspaper obituaries.

The book will be available shortly at the Mascoutah Heritage Museum. Cost is $15 at the museum or $20 if mailed.

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. In addition, 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

Mascoutah Illinois in the Civil War

by Tom Snyder

This book, written to accompany the Historical Society's 2014 Civil War exhibit, details the contributions of the men and women during the war years. Chapters entitled Mascoutah Answers the Call, Brave Boys Are They, Camp Life, The Home Front, and The Grand Army of the Republic are supplemented by six appendices highlighting soldiers' careers and burial locations.

Price: $25.00

Mascoutah--Then and Now DVD

by Eugene Schnur

This 415-image tour of historic homes, commercial buildings, scenes of Lincoln Lake, and the large brickyard also includes a look at the floats from the 1937 Centennial celebration.

Price: $15.00

Mascoutah's Lakeside Resort: A History of Lincoln Lake

by Tom Snyder

125 years ago, Mascoutah had a sizable lake located in the southern part of the city. It attracted hundreds of visitors on Sundays, sometimes as many as 2000. This 52 page booklet describes the activities and their impact on the social and economic life of the city. Included are photographs, maps, advertisements, and an appendix.

Price: $10.00

Mascoutah, a History in Postcards, 1895 - 1925

by Tom Snyder

This book provides a snapshot of Mascoutah as past generations knew it. This glimpse into history is preserved on postcards that make this period available to present and future generations. Chapters include Street Scenes, Public Buildings and Services, Schools and Churches, Business, Residences, Life on the Farm, Recreation and Special Events, Disasters, and Military. 128 pages; 230 photographs.

Price: $20.00

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