Menard County

Historical Society

We hope that you'll check out our many pages for historical information and other resources. Enjoy a few photos on this subject.

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.

Petersburg Through the Years - These are but a few of the many great pictures of local history.  See more in the book "Times Remembered: Celebrating Menard County Illinois in Pictures" available for purchase at the museum.  Photos are courtesy of the Menard County Historical Society and are copyrighted.  If you are interested in obtaining an electronic version of higher quality, please contact the Historical Society.

petersburg through the years


Click the links below to see the other slideshows

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