Events


  
Upcoming Events and Meetings for 2018
All Events and Meetings are Open to the Public

January 21, 2018 at 2 pm at the Hodges Building 
 
Attendee participation - Bring an historical or family item for show and tell. 
 
March 10, 2018 Ghost Hunt at the Hodges Building
 
A ghost hunt will be held at the Lee-Baker-Hodges House in Carrollton.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Loren Hamilton at ghosts62650@yahoo.com or at 217-408-8484.
 
March 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Hodges Building
Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery by Ann Isringhausen of Jerseyville.
 
May 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Hodges Building
 
"With God's Help We Made It" by Susan Postelwait.  Review of the book written by her mother Louise Gillingham Scheffel.  Louise grew up during the depression in a family of 13 and her book is a collection of recollections and remembrances about those times and people in Carrollton.
 
July 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Greene County Courthouse
 
The meeting will be in the Court Room at the Courthouse hosted by Judge James Day.  The program will be the unveiling of a high quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph in the Courthouse.  The photograph was taken in Springfield by well-known photographer Alexander Hesler on June 3, 1860 for Lincoln's presidential campaign.  Historians consider Hesler's portrait one of the best taken of Lincoln during his pre-presidential years.
 
September 7-8, 2018 - Annual Greene County Days
 
Celebrating Greene County Days, the Museum will be open for touring.  There will be tours, displays, old photos to be identified, and honky-tonk piano played by Jean Coates, a volunteer staffer at the Society. 
 
October 12, 2018 - Ghost Hunt at the Hodges Building
 
A ghost hunt will be held at the Lee-Baker-Hodges House in Carrollton.  If you are interested in participating please contact Loren Hamilton at ghosts62650@yahoo.com or 217-408-8484.
 
November 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Fellowship Hall, Corner of Maple St
and Rt 67 in Carrollton.
 
Significant Archeological Digs in the Lower Illinois Valley - Koster Site and Audrey Site.  By Denny Vetter, Presenter and Dig Participant.