The Menard County Historical Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month at its office, located on the southwest corner of the square in Petersburg, IL. Meetings start at 5:30 pm and are open to the public.
a little bit about us
Our Founding Directors and Officers
Organization Date April 1, 1965
Mrs. Margaret Ennenga
J. Kennedy Kincaid Sr.
Daniel D. Austin
Mrs. Louise Basso
Mrs. Dorothy Dodson
Ira E. Owens-President
Evert Tice-Vice President
Mrs. Frances Culver-Secretary
Miss Margaret Schirding-Treasurer
We welcome you to join the not-for-profit Historical Society. Dues help support the operating expenses of keeping the museum open and continuing to obtain and preserve our rich heritage. Annual dues are as follows:
Basic - $10 per year
Business - $25
Couple - $15
Lifetime - $100
Please make checks payable to: Menard County Historical Society and sent to 125 S. Seventh Street, Petersburg, IL 62675.
The Menard County Historical Society has as its purpose, to bring together people interested in history, especially the history of Menard County, Illinois. Our major purpose is to discover, preserve and collect material whether it be oral, printed, written or any other material and share it with our fellow history lovers.
LuAnn DeRocchi, President
Sue Elliott, Vice President
Pat Schlobohm, Secretary
Mary Jane O'Hara, Treasurer (appointed)
Mary Pat Cline
Mary Jane Hurie
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