Lectures at the Museum

August 4, 2017 Public Health Celebration of 70 Years of Service to Effingham County

                                       7 to 8 PM Doors open 6:30 PM 

    Speaker:   Linda Ruholl, PhD, RN; The Home Delivery Service of 1949-1954

    Open to the Public.               Home delivery babies will be the honored guests.

 

The 2017-2018 Historic Lecture Series will begin on November 9, 2017 .  

All sessions start at 7PM on the second floor of the Old Courthouse Museum.

These are the dates for the 2017 segment of the season:

November 9, 2017 - Speaker and topic to be announced.

December 14, 2017 - Speaker and topic to be announced.

 

Hours & Location

100 E. Jefferson Ave.,
Effingham, IL 62401

Daytime Hours:
(January-February)- By appointment only and some special evening hours, TBA
Phone: 217.540.8655 to leave a message

(March through December)
Tuesday and Saturday 10 a.m-2 p.m.

Evening Hours:
6:00-7:00 p.m. on night of lecture series, November-March
Other times by appointment: Call (217)540-8655 to leave a message

ECCCMA Meeting Schedule

Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the court-house first floor courtroom. For information contact Delaine Donaldson, President at: delainedonaldson@mchsi.com.

General Membership Meetings are held once a month of the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the court-house first floor courtroom.

MISSON STATEMENT
Our MISSION is to establish, maintain, and operate a museum for the general public, and to collect, research, care for, and interpret materials and artifacts of cultural
and historical interest to the residents of, and visitors to, Effingham County, Illinois.

VISION STATEMENT
Our VISION is that the 1872 Effingham County Courthouse remains as an architectural gem that instills a sense of community pride and provides a venue to
educate and showcase the history, art, and transportation of Effingham County.

Get Involved

On November 11, 2012, the Museum opened its doors to the public. Currently there are exhibits only on the first floor, but work is taking place on the second floor to create more exhibit space and more room for lectures and other types of public gatherings.

Much work needs to be done. Can we count on your help?