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Mahomet
Early American Museum
600 N Lombard
Mahomet IL 61853
Phone 217 586-2612
Web Site www.advancenet.net/~early
Description Eastern Illinois
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Era 19th

Marion
Williamson County Historical Society
105 South Van Buren Street
Marion IL 62529
Phone 618 997-5863
Web Site http://www.thewchs.com/
Description society is located in jail museum, but focus is clearly on library & genealogy
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Jail
Research /Reading Library

Illinois
Marshall
Clark County Museum IL
502 South 4th Street
Marshall IL 62441
Phone 217 826-8570
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Local History

  Mendota
 
Hume-Carnegie Museum
 
901 Washington Street
 
PO Box 43
 
Mendota  IL   61342    
 
Phone    815 539-3373
 
Web Site      http://www.mendotamuseums.org/
 
E-mail         mailto:mendotamuseums@tsf.net
 
Description      Wild Bill Hickok (born nearby), Helen Hokison, local photos & memorabilia
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Local History
 
Building Type  Library
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
New or Updated:            11/27/2003

Illinois
Metropolis
Fort Massac State Park and Historic Site
1308 East Fifth Street
Metropolis IL 62960
Phone 618 524-4712
Web Site http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Education/INTERPRT/Frtmass.htm
Description reconstructed 1754 French fort, active weekend programming with living history events
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1750

Milburn
Martin's General Store Museum of Community & Culture
38757 North Highway 45
Milburn IL 60046
Phone *****
Web Site www.nsn.org/wrkhome/hmca/default.htm
Description local history collection in old store, center of historic district
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Store
Collection A-F Ceramics
Collection G-M Glass
Collection N-Z Tools
Owner/Operator: Historic Millburn Community Association

Illinois
Moline
Rock Island Historical House
822 11th Avenue
Moline IL 61265
Phone 309 764-8590
Web Site http://www.richs.cc/
Description former mansion features carriage house with local history and clothing collections, house, and research library
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
Collection A-F Costume
Collection N-Z Vehicles
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Rock Island County Historical Society
New or Updated: 07/03/2003

Moline
Center for Belgian Culture
712 1st Av
Moline IL 61625
Phone 309 762-0167
Web Site http://www.belgianmuseumquadcities.org/
Alt Web http://www.forret.org/history/resources.html
Description second largest Belgian community in the US, scheduled lace making demonstrations
Type of Resource Museum
Collection G-M Lace
Group Identity Belgian
New or Updated: 07/02/2003

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