Welcome to the White County Historical Society!
Please check the following links to what we have for you:
History and Museums
Smith Fay Genealogy Library
Genealogy books and historical materials for sale
White County Heritage
October 2011 Newletter
and Extra Page
for Cemetery Walk
Here's a Flyer for our October 16th 2010 Graveyard Walk- we did do one
Mary Smith Fay Library Catalog A-L titles and surnames
Mary Smith Fay Library M-Z titles and surnames.
Notes from the White County Historical Society Columns
Genealogy Gems from the Mary Smith Fay Library Columns
Corn Recipes from Corn Day 2005
Key Ingredients website for the White County Historical Society
See the review of the Historical Society cookbook, Recipes and Recollections, at Enfieldmemories.com
Our address: White County Historical Society, P.O. Box 121, Carmi, IL, 62821. Our phone at the Carnegie Library is 618-382-8425. Our email email@example.com
Our dues are $25 for an
$35 for a family, $50 for a sustaining member, $100 for a patron, $500
for a contributing member, with a life membership for $1,000. A
newsletter and invitations to meetings are sent to all members.
dues are tax deductible as charitable contributions. Dues were
Read about the outlaws of Southern Illinois, and other historical high/lowlights at The Birger Gang before you visit the Haas Store Museum which contains Phil Hanna's hanging tools. This link had gone away--there is more available.
Learn about the county seat: Carmi History Page.
Cindy Conley's home town: Enfield Mule Day Home Page.
Read Margaret Land's history of Enfield: History of Enfield, Illinois.
Read the history of Enfield's Catholic Church: St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Visit White County on the USGenweb project White County, Illinois Included are weekly genealogy columns from the CARMI TIMES, queries, a short history, and look-up information. Almost every US county has a page somewhere on the internet. The best part of these pages is the ability of genealogists to make contact with each other, which only happens if you leave a query.
Here is the page for our neighbor to the south Gallatin County, Illinois
Don't forget the Rootsweb home page, where you can find a wealth of information and learn how to help: Rootsweb Home Page
A note of clarification: The White County Historical Society is not affiliated with the Genealogy Society of White County Illinois, incorporated November, 2002. Please email Cindy for more information. We are sorry for any confusion.
Last updated 10/27/2011. Please send corrections and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org Your help will be appreciated.