Williamson County Historical Society


Williamson County Historical Society Museum and Genealogy LibraryWCHS Logo

The county jail museum and library is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and houses 4 floors of historic artifacts and an extensive genealogy and historic research library. Tours and the library are open to the public and special tours can be arranged by contacting the museum.

  • Address:  105 S. Van Buren Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
  • Phone:  618-997-5863
  • Hours:  Winter Hours, Thanksgiving to March 1st, Saturdays Only, 10-3 PM.  Summer Hours, March 1 to Thanksgiving, Mon-Saturday, 9:30-3 PM.
  • Website:  www.wcihs.org
  • Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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