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.

Contact us

Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society

P. O. Box 342

Salem, Illinois 62881


Call us at the Bryan-Bennett Library on 618-548-3006 and choose Option #4.

* 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.

Marion Co.

Open Each Wednesday

Archives Room


of Illinois


11 - 4 p.m.*

Genealogical &


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Officers  July 2019 - June 2020
Wyett Colclasure, President
Wanda Fatheree, Vice President
Jeanna Chapman, Secretary
Robert Lybarger, Treasurer
Virginia Colclasure, Archivist
Brenda Loew, Registrar/ Editor

Richard Hargis, Tier One
Mona Watson, Tier Two
Evelyn Ford, Tier Three
Paula Barksdale, Tier Four