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MCHS Offers Vintage Ball in Edwardsville

Madison County Historical Society

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A “base ball” game in Edwardsville, Illinois, on October 15, will be played using rules established in 1860 when “swearing, spitting and sliding” were considered taboo. Hosted by the Madison County Historical Society (MCHS), the game will be played at the Winston Brown Recreation Complex (Hoppe Field) on Schiller Avenue in Edwardsville.

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition coming to Madison County

Madison County Historical Society (MCHS) and Madison County Government

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Voices and Votes: Democracy in America, the newest Museum on Main Street (MOMS) exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution will open to the public at the Madison County Administration Building, 157 North Main Street in Edwardsville, on Monday, July 19. Hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The exhibition, cohosted by the Madison County Historical Society (MCHS) and Madison County Government, is made possible in cooperation with Illinois Humanities. It will remain in Madison County through Friday, August 20.

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