Wednesday, October 16, 2019


2019 Illinois Centennial Awards winners honored at ISHS luncheon in Jacksonville

Dining in History: MCHS Explores Masonic History at former John Wildi Home

Madison County Historical Society

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The Madison County Historical Society (MCHS) will hold their annual Dining in History event on Nov. 3 at the John Wildi Masonic Temple in Highland, IL. Guests for this ticketed event will tour the historic Wildi home, and enjoy a dinner catered by the Urban Farmhouse Eatery and Pie Company followed by a program on the history of Freemasons in Madison County. Tickets ($40 for MCHS members; $45 for non-members) and additional information are available on-line at or by calling 618-216-2768. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 25.

The Grafton Rendezvous

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Come to Grafton and get a taste of what frontier life was like before 1840.  See blacksmiths, trappers, Native Americans, traders and settlers demonstrate life on the western frontier. See period crafts, throw tomahawks, and take in the breathtaking site of tepees along the river.

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