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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/

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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