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Hours of Operation

The Heritage Museum is open on the first and third Sunday afternoons from 1:00 until 4:00. The Museum is also generally open every Tuesday morning from 9:00 to noon.

The construction of our elevator is finally complete and we are now handicapped accessible! Those needing the elevator are asked to enter the Museum toward the rear of the building.

2018 Photo Contest

The Mascoutah Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Photography Contest. This year's theme is "Mascoutah - History in the Making." Submissions must be received by Sunday, July 15, 2018. You DO NOT have to be a resident of Mascoutah in order to enter. The photos must be taken with a 10 mile radius of the city, but cannot be within another city's jurisdiction or on Scott AFB.

Click here to see the 2018 Photo Contest rules.

Join Us!
Flags: Feelings from our Hearts

Thirteen flags from the Historical Society's collection are on display. National, state, county, and local flags are exhibited, along with various fun facts about flag history.

Over There, Over Here: Mascoutah and World War I

The exhibit highlights include a timeline of local, national, and international events; a look at some of Mascoutah's soldiers and their stories; coming home, and efforts after the war to aid the veterans who served our country. Items on display include artifacts from the Historical Society's collection as well as things loaned by descendants of the soldiers.

Now Available!
Remembering Mascoutah: Reflecting On What's Been Going On In Our Hometown

by Marilyn Welch

In honor of the Mascoutah Historical Society's 40th anniversary, Marilyn has compiled a series of tales based on her popular newspaper articles from the past few years. Now she has written additional stories that add to the history of many activities from Mascoutah's past, both long ago and recent.

This 200+ page book includes many photographs. Price: $25.00

Click here for an order form for Marilyn's new book.

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