Street Address
306 Walnut Street
Carthage, IL 62321
Mailing Address
306 Walnut Street
Carthage, IL 62321
phone: 217-357-0043
e-mail: hancockhistory@yahoo.com
Hours
Monday - Friday9 AM - 3 PM
Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Janet Holtman, President
Frank Burkett, Vice President and Newsletter ed.
phone: 217-357-0043
Susan Cheney, Treasurer
Barb Cochran, Secretary
Don Parker, Volunteer and Assistant Newletter Editor
phone: 217-357-0043

Description

We have over 350,000 3x5 cards on file listing the location of newspaper obits, marriages, births, etc. for people who are or have lived in Hancock County, Illinois.

History

Our organization has been in existence for over 40 years.

Educational Programs

We hold quarterly meetings at which are scheduled people to give presentations on local history and culture. There is no cost to attend these presentations.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

Appointment required: No

Publications

We produce a quarterly newsletter which is distributed to all of our members and complimentary copies are sent to various other historical societies and museums in the area.