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11 - 4 p.m.*

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Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month (except December, when there is no meeting) in the Society Room of the Bryan-Bennett Library in Salem, Illinois.

Meeting time:  6:00 p.m.

Location:  315 South Maple Street
                  Salem, Illinois 62881

Library hours:  Monday - Thursday 11:00-8:00

                          Friday & Saturday 9:00-2:00

                          Sunday  closed

                         Become a member

                                    Print our membership form and send it to us
                                    with your dues check and we'll send your
                                    membership card and quarterly magazines
                                    right away.  You'll find instructions
                                    and fees on the form.

Contact us

Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society

P. O. Box 342

Salem, Illinois 62881

email:  editor_mcghs@yahoo.com

* The archives room is open to the public, and staffed each Wednesday from 11-4 pm.

However, members have access to the archives room during all library hours.  Just show proper credentials at the circulation desk.

Officers  July 2017 - June 2018
Harold Boyles, President
Wanda Fatheree, Vice President
Jeanna Chapman, Secretary
Robert Lybarger, Treasurer
Shirley Meador, Archivist Emeritus
Brenda Loew, Registrar/ Editor
John Shaw, Assistant Editor

John Shaw, Tier One
Mona Watson, Tier Two
Evelyn Ford, Tier Three
Paula Barksdale, Tier Four


of Illinois


Marion Co.

Genealogical &


Open Each Wednesday

Archives Room