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Monroe County History Museum

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724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
618-939-5008 http://monroecountyhistorymuseum.org/

August 2019

Night at the Museums | History Museum of Monroe County

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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August 9, 2019 - "Night at the Museums - The Thunder and Lighting Cloggers of Southern IL" will make a return appearance to perform in the History Museum's Allscheid-Metzger Gallery. More information TBA

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September 2019

The Grand Army of the Republic and the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary | History Museum of Monroe County

September 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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September 8,2019,1:30 P.M. - "Remembering the Grand Army of the Republic and Celebrating the American Legion's 100th Anniversary" by Ron & Mary Ann Hagenow. The Grand Army of the Republic was organized by Union officers and the Jacob E Gauen Post 563 was chartered in Waterloo in 1886. Find out how Jacob Gauen came to Waterloo and his relationship to another famous Waterloo figure. Waterloo's involvement in WWI, the founding of the American Legion in 1919 and the history of…

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Friends in Stitches Two-Day Quilt Show | History Museum of Monroe County

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 29, 2019

Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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September 28, 2019,1:00 - 4:00 P.M. - "The Friends in Stitches Quilt Club's Two-Day Quilt Show". Members will display many unique and creative quilts for guests to enjoy! The display will be in the Monroe County History Museum's Allscheid-Metzger Gallery located at 724 Elaine Drive, Waterloo, IL 62298. Members of the group will be present to answer questions.

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November 2019

One German’s Epic Success in America | History Museum of Monroe County

November 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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November 17, 1:30 P.M. - "Darmstadt to Gold Fields": One German's Epic Success in America" by Gerald Perschbacher". In 1833 Johannes, age 10, of Hessen-Darmstadt, was filled with high hopes when he arrived with his parents in America. Months later, they settled in Illinois, near St. Louis, as pioneers in the Midwest. By age 24, Johannes was a hard-working California miner with legendary luck! He realized America truly was the land of opportunity. Trace his surprising rise in this lively…

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January 2020

Butch’s Polka Kings | History Museum of Monroe County

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monroe County History Museum, 724 Elaine Drive
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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December 14, 2019 1:30 - 3:30 "Butch's Polka Kings" will be entertaining our visitors. Dancing will be encouraged!! Festivities will be held in the Monroe County History Museum's Allscheid-Metzger Gallery located at 724 Elaine Drive, Waterloo, IL 62298.

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