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15 Illinois sites added to National Register of Historic Places in 2021

Thanks to the efforts of historic preservation advocates in Illinois, 15 sites in the state were added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) during 2021, the Illinois Department…

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American History Book Club to Be Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, today’s American History Book Club, delving into Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis, will be rescheduled to a later date. Check back here for…

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Veterans Day Celebration

You Are Invited To A Veterans Day Celebration at St. Paul’s UCC of Monee would like to invite all veterans and their family members, along with the community, to attend our…

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Monee Heritage Center Grand Opening Covered By The Vedette

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, the Monee Heritage Center, the new home of the Monee Historical Society, had its Grand Opening as part of the 2021 Monee Fall Fest. Festivities…

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Village of Monee Timeline

This is a very basic timeline of the village of Monee. Efforts to update, enhance and correct will be ongoing. Click on the hyperlinks for further information. For suspected errors,…

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President Christi Holston Wins Award

We are proud to announce that Board President Christi Holston was recently awarded the Ralph Fehland Volunteer award by the Monee Chamber of Commerce. The award, given each year, was…

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Andrew Gunderson Roundabout Dedication

On Wednesday, September 9, the Village of Monee officially dedicated the new roundabout on Court St. and Egyptian trail to the memory of local painter Andrew Gunderson. Members of the…

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Under Quarantine? Here’s a list of Ideas of Things to Do (From a Genealogist’s Perspective)

Most of us didn’t expect to be suddenly confined to our homes for multiple days or weeks when we started the year. Though the first few days are likely to…

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Andrew Gunderson Presentation and Art Auction

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