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Upcoming 2015 MCGS Programs & Events

You are invited!  Please check back often for new entries.

To inquire about future events or to suggest a program topic or speaker,
please email us at
or phone Eleanor Mede at 309-454-2688
or Sara Cushing at 309-828-9848.



Tuesday, June 16, 2015
7:00 pm
McLean County Museum of History
2nd Floor Courtroom

PROGRAM:  Pontiac Granite Company History
SPEAKER:   Mark Ifft, Owner

Mr. Ifft will speak about the early 1900's founding of his family company and their product.  He will discuss the types of stone used for monuments and grave markers, how to care for them, and what to use for tombstone rubbings.  This program is an introduction to the MCGS July program at St. Joseph Cemetery in El Paso.  The public is invited.  Refreshments will be served.






Tuesday, July 28, 2015
6:00 pm
El Paso Carnegie Library
149 West First Street, El Paso, IL

Program:  How to Preserve Family History on Your Tombstone
Speaker:  Dennis Faulk

Our annual cemetery visit will be gin at the El Paso Carnegie Library for a brief introduction to the library's unique genealogy holdings not available elsewhere.  Light refreshments will be served.  We will then travel together to the cemetery for the program and see a demonstration of witching for unmarked graves. 

Bring a bottle of water, bug spray, and a chair if the weather is hot!


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2015 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all general meetings are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
on the second floor of the McLean County Museum of History.


Board of Directors

January 13
February 10
March 10
April 14
May 12
June 9
July 14
August 11
September 8
October 13
November 10
December 8

General Membership & Public

January 20
February 17
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 28
August--no general meeting
September 15
October 20
November 17
December--no general meeting

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