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Thank you for visiting the Coles County Historical Society's home on the web. By using the links on the left you can start a tour of the site and learn about the Society and its many activities. There are also links to its county wide resources.  Enjoy a visit to the site then join us in supporting the Society as a member and a volunteer. To help the Society defray its costs go to the Membership and Contribution link to join or renew your membership or go directly to a printable Membership Form.

 

Click on link(s) below for further information on upcoming eventsl

Events 2016

Annual Meeting - January 17 , 2016, 2:00 pm Lone Elm Room, Depot Mattoon IL

Founders Day Dinner - June 20, 201

Community Conversations at The Dudley House   - April 10, 2016, 2:00 pm           May 1, 2016 1:00 pm  The African-Americans of Bushy Fork, Michael Bradley will share research on the free-black community of Brushy Fork. 

Cemetery Walk
- September 24, 2016  Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, IL

Santa at the Depot - December,  2016 , Santa arrives at 6:16 pm

                                        

  More Events in Coles County

Trial and Tribulations -Oakland, IL -  April 29th  and 30th 2016,  September 23th and 24th

    
Research Center                                                          
P.O. Box 1398                                                         
Mattoon, IL 61938                                                         
217-235-6744

Dudley House
895 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920
217-345-2934

email: coleshistory@consolidated.net
President: Larry Gutzler


                               













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