Menard County

Historical Society

  • The Kelly Brothers Circus
  • Petersburg Through the Years
  • Historical Society Museum
  • 1940s
  • 1950s (coming)
  • 1960s (coming)
  • 1970s (coming)

step back in time through photos and slideshows

We hope that you'll check out our many pages for historical information and other resources.

The Menard County Historical Society offers information about local history through original books, artifacts, photos, videos and other resources.  Additional slideshows will be added as time goes by.


Click the links below to see the other slideshows

 Kelly Brothers Circus - See some of the many circus photos and artifacts in the museum. The photos are courtesy of the Menard County Historical Society.  If you are interested in obtaining an electronic file of higher quality, please contact Historical Society.