Author: Sue Scott

Get Out! A History of the Parks and Recreating MovementOn view February 14 through July 7, 2017 This exhibit looks at the changes brought about by lab...

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Get Out!

It’s a Coloring Contest! You’re invited to design a Birthday hat for General Macomb! Did you ever wonder what kind of hat an officer in the War o...

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Coloring Contest

Artifact of the Month: St. Francis Hospital Memorabilia By Marla Vizdal  This month’s Artifact of the Month is a collection of items related to one...

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St. Francis Hospital

We are always looking for ways to make visiting the museum and the historic Courthouse Square more enjoyable. Working with the City of Macomb and Maco...

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Building Improvements: TREES!

We are pleased to welcome two new Advisory Council members: Dr. Ginny Boynton and Bob Marcott. The council plays an important role in bringing diverse...

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New Advisory Council Members

Veterans Oral History On view through February 11, 2017 Five local organizations are coming together with the shared interest in giving voice to the l...

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Veterans Oral Historys

Artifact of the Month: Political Memorabilia November 2016 By Marla Vizdal This month’s Artifact of the Month includes a variety of political campai...

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Political Memorabilia

By Tim Roberts September’s artifacts of the month at the Western Illinois Museum are two photographs marking the visit of a Republican presidential ...

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1896 Presidential Candidate

By Carmen Keist and Marla Vizdal The Artifact of the Month featured at the Western Illinois Museum is a 1920s men’s wool bathing suit. In the heat o...

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Wool Bathing Suit