for 2018 at the Centralia Area Historical Society Museum
Speaker Series, 3rd Thursday Each Month, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Learn about Centralia and area history in the Museum's educational series featuring presenters discussing wide-ranging topics from Civil War events in the area to notorious local characters during Prohibition, to near-modern happenings that explain why things the way they are today.
The series is popular and fun. We encourage anybody and everybody with even a passing interest in Centralia history and the people and places that made it happen to join us in the 2nd Floor Karchmer Meeting Room at 7 p.m. Light refreshments are served after the presentation.
Check this web page for announcements of specific talks as they are programmed.
June 21, 7 p.m. – Ingram's Pioneer Log Cabin Village
The Museum Speaker's Series is proud to welcome Karil Garrett and Debbie Gilbert from the Ingram's Pioneer Log Cabin Village. This month's prgram will be held on Thursday evening, June 21st at 7:00 p.m. These women are avid and accomplished quilters, seamstresses and crafters and represent this wonderful tourist attraction that is located in Kinmundy, Illinois. They will offer a presentation on the history of Ingram's Log Cabin Village, the attractions and activities they currently have planned and information about the future of this South Central Illinois gem. In the meantime you can check out Ingram's Pioneer Log Cabin Village in Kinmundy on Facebook and www.illinoissouth.org tourism site.
Please join us for an illuminating and fun evening!
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Speaker presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.
MUSEUM FUNDRAISER DINNER! Saturday, July 14, 6 p.m.
The Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum is presenting a variety show featuring local personalities and talent accompanied by a light meal and drinks with a Mexican flair. $25.00 per person, proceeds for the caboose restoration project.