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 eventsl

Events 2018

Annual Meeting - January, 2018, 2:00 pm, Lone Elm Room, Depot Mattoon IL

Founders Day Dinner - June 18, 2018, 6:00 pm, Stadium Grill, Mattoon, IL, 

Santa at the Depot - December 8, 2018 , Santa arrives at 6:16 pm

 Community Conversations at The Dudley House   -                                          

  More Events in Coles County

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

Dudley House
895 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920

email: coleshistory@consolidated.net
President: Larry Gutzler


 Preserving Yesterday
For Tomorrow