The Museum needs ideas, historical items, funds, and volunteers.
This is a new museum and will grow over time. We can't do everything at once so we will be selecting a few topics (or themes) to focus on for the first exhibits. Possible topics include Marseilles railroad history, Nabisco factory, Marseilles businesses, river/canal, bridge and lock construction, Marseilles residents in World War I and II, ....
Right now we are looking for ideas and suggestions on which topics to work on next. Use the form below to give us your ideas.
The Museum depends on donations and grants for operating funds. You can help by making a donation now or by leaving a bequest in your will. Use the form below to get started.
Seattle Sutton Marseilles Museum, Inc. (SSMMI) is an Illinois non-profit corporation, incorporated as an IRS 501(c) charitable organization, so your donations are tax deductible. Donate now using your credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.
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The Museum EIN is 81-1420234
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Volunteer your time to help the Museum. Use the form below to let us know your are interested in helping out. Museum volunteers make our museum possible.
We are looking for pictures, books, and other historical items to help tell the story of the Marseilles area. The types of items needed depends on which themes selected for museum exhibits.
We are interested in learning what items might be available. Use the form below to tell us about those items.