Welcome to the Coles County
Historical Society Web Site

Coles County Historical Society


About Us
Historic Buildings
Depot Renovation
Artifacts & Collections
Calendar of Events
Coles County Links
Membership & Contributions
Walking Tour

Thank you for visiting the Coles County Historical Society's home on the web. By using the links on the left you can start a tour of the site and learn about the Society and its many activities. There are also links to its county wide resources.  Enjoy a visit to the site then join us in supporting the Society as a member and a volunteer. To help the Society defray its costs go to the Membership and Contribution link to join or renew your membership or go directly to a printable Membership Form.


Click on link(s) below for further information on upcoming events:

                                             Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting - January 18, 2015, 2:00 pm

Founders Day Dinner - June 2015
Cemetery Walk - Oct 3, 2015 10:00-12:00  Dodge Grove, Mattoon, IL
Community Conversations at The Dudley House   - Nov. 22, 2015 2:00-3:30 pm 
Dr. Debra Reid, "Diversity as a Higher Education Goal: A History" 
 December 13, 2015 2:00-3:30 pm -1930's Christmas Pageant at the Greenwood School.


Santa at the Depot - December, 2015 , Santa arrives at 6:16 pm

                                                More Events in Coles County

Trial and Tribulations -Oakland, IL - Sept. 19 and Oct 3, 2015

Research Center                                                          
P.O. Box 1398                                                         
Mattoon, IL 61938                                                         

Dudley House
895 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920

email: coleshistory@consolidated.net
President: Janett S. Winter-Black


 Preserving Yesterday
For Tomorrow