Welcome to the Monee Historical Society
Established to educate, inspire and enrich the community by preserving and promoting the rich history of the Monee area through it's collections, events and programming.
Gunderson Painting

The Great MHS Quilt Display

Quilts are so much more than just to keep you warm, although that is it’s main purpose. Each quilt has a story to tell – from the design, to the…


Premiering February 1, 2023, The Monee Historical Society will be publishing The Oral Project, a monthly interview on our YouTube channel. Be sure to check out our introductory project ,…

Volunteers make a world of difference!

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Welcome our Intern!

No Snow? Snow problem!

Look at all the “builders” that came out this morning – no boots required! Thank you Peotone Library District for helping.

MHS Presentation and Movie November 12

MHS will host Monee’s Native American Past, Movie and Presentation on November 12, 10 am – 3 pm at the Heritage Center. A screening of Princess Monee, the Real Story…

MHS Newsletter November-December 2022 v4

MHS November/December Newsletter


Crete Area Historical Society Purchases the Old Crete Congregational Church

Congratulations to the Crete Area Historical Society, from the Monee Historical Society! Crete, IL – The Crete Area Historical Society announced it has just recently purchased the historic Crete Congregational Church.…


American History Book Club Announces Next Book: “Worst. President. Ever.” by Robert Strauss

Following the Monee Historical Society’s discussion of Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman as a part of the American History Book Club, the club has chosen…

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