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.
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By Jane Mall From Page 121 The story of Arthur W. Mall, president of the Mall Tool Company is surely a Horatio Alger type of story. It is a story…

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Heading East on the Underground Railroad



MONEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS Illinois Bicentennial Celebration 2018 Introduction & An Evening with Abraham Lincoln Dr. Mark Zumhagen The MHS is happy to again welcome Mark Zumhagen, a part of…


Photo Contest – Happy Birthday Illinois!

The Monee Historical Society is sponsoring a Illinois Bicentennial Photo Contest. The Monee, Illinois Historical Society (, and the Village of Monee are sponsoring a photo contest to going to…

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St. Paul’s Cemetery Map and List of Burials

A lot of work has been done to compile all the various sources of information into the new St. Paul’s Cemetery map and burial list. Take a look and tell…

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Monee Historical Society Booth at the Women’s Vendor Fair

The Monee Historical Society will have a table displaying our traveling Museum exhibit. We will have some “Save the Monee Creamery” t-shirts for sale. We will also be unveiling our…

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What Legacy do you Want to Leave?

I have been to 5 funerals this year. With each person I lose, I reflect on the person, their life and the people they touched. Naturally, the five people I…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: A History of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

MONEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS Hidden in Plain Sight: The story of Quilts & the Underground Railroad Rev. Betsy Youdris is a retired United Methodist pastor who is connected to the…

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Beginning Family Tree Research


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