Wednesday, June 26, 2019



Lecture: Property Tax Assessment Freeze Program for Historic Houses

Wilmette Historical Museum

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If you live in a historic district or in a house which is a local landmark or on the National Register of Historic Places, you may be eligible for an 11-year property tax assessment freeze. Join architectural historian Susan Benjamin of Benjamin Historic Certifications for an illustrated talk about how to take advantage of this little-known benefit. 

2019 MCHS Speakers Series: Ninth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Madison County Historical Society

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On Sunday, April 7, the Madison County Historical Society will present a program by Paul Shetley, 5,000 Miles through History: The Ninth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. The program will begin at 2:00 pm in the fellowship hall of Immanuel United Methodist Church at 800 North Main Street in Edwardsville.

The presentation chronicles the Ninth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment from April 1861 through July 1865. Mr. Shetley will use maps, photographs, videos, and reproductions of Civil War period weapons and equipment to provide a window into the life of these Illinois soldiers.

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