Fall 2022 Newsletter

Located in Granville, Boggio's Orchard & Produce will be donating 65-70 small pumpkins for our MES second graders on October 6th!! Here’s some pictures of years past activities!! SO MUCH FUN!!

Here is the latest from the Museum Newsletter. 

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Museum News

We have had a wonderful post-COVID reopening!! All events have been well attended and as always the Fun Days Street Train rides were a hit!!

We are always looking for new volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Patty Jo or Rosemary Martin.

We have had to post-pone the Nabisco Event until next Spring. Anyone who would like to contribute items, information or would like to speak about their experiences while working at Nabisco, please contact Patty Jo at 815-795-7976 or email at pattyjosmith52@gmail.com

A great big thank you to the Kuiper family for donating and loaning the museum a wonderful 1900 Swedish American Electric Telephone and a dress, jacket and purse worn by Mayor Baughman’s wife Jane. Circa 1903 to 1935.

​A new supporter of the Marseilles Museum is Nucor Tubular located right here in Marseilles. However, their products are used around the world. We sincerely appreciate all the financial support we receive, so that we can continue to share our wonderful history!!   We would also like to thank PNC Bank Foundation and Bob & Cheryl Nelson for continuing their financial support for the Marseilles Museum!! Cheryl is employed by PNC Bank. We sincerely appreciate all you do for the museum!!

We recently joined a group of LaSalle County museums, historical organizations and genealogy societies. It has been a great resource for ideas, pointers and networking. We meet every quarter at a different museum. 

 The September program of the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild will be on Saturday, September 17, 1 pm at the Guild Headquarters.  The speaker will be Jenny Warner. Learn how to effectively research your ancestors using various online re-sources, books and records. There are multiple roadblocks to researching Pennsylvania ancestors. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be served, however research will not be allowed during the program.