2024 Hosmer-Williams Lecture Series – save the dates!

2024-02-09T09:33:56-06:00

The Historic Elsah Foundation presents the Hosmer-Williams Lecture Series, featuring free talks on local history and culture at Farley Music Hall. The 2024 lineup includes topics on mammoth excavation, Chautauqua, the Semple family, and the Great River Road, aimed at preserving and sharing Elsah's heritage.

2024 Hosmer-Williams Lecture Series – save the dates!2024-02-09T09:33:56-06:00

Fiber Optic Internet Coming to Elsah!

2024-02-09T09:31:29-06:00

Elsah will soon upgrade to high-speed internet through a Connect Illinois grant awarded to Grafton Technologies for fiber optic installation, at no cost to residents. Led by Susan Young and Connect Elsah!, the project aims for completion by summer's end, enhancing connectivity in Joywood, Elsah Hills, and part of Lockhaven.

Fiber Optic Internet Coming to Elsah!2024-02-09T09:31:29-06:00

National Tennis Champion

2024-02-09T09:29:16-06:00

Associate Professor Shannon Carney, Women’s Tennis Coach at Principia College, recently won the 2023 U.S. Tennis Association’s National Senior Women’s 65 Singles and Doubles Championships.

National Tennis Champion2024-02-09T09:29:16-06:00

Happy Home for the Holidays, everyone! – Saturday Dec. 2

2024-01-29T10:46:04-06:00

The Elsah Home for the Holidays House Tour on December 2, 1-5 p.m., features eight private homes and public buildings, with local pianists, carolers, a brass quartet, and holiday treats, available at www.historicelsah.org/tickets. Residents are reminded to display traditional Elsah-style holiday decorations by December 2.

Happy Home for the Holidays, everyone! – Saturday Dec. 22024-01-29T10:46:04-06:00

“1857 Elsah home has been lovingly cared for through the years”

2024-01-29T10:44:21-06:00

The St. Louis Post Dispatch featured an article on November 13 about the historic 1857 "Parsonage" in Elsah, cared for by Steve and Cindi Hall, complete with a digital version showcasing interior photos and a video of the couple discussing their home and community.

“1857 Elsah home has been lovingly cared for through the years”2024-01-29T10:44:21-06:00

Eat out with Treehouse to save wildlife – December 3

2024-01-29T10:41:24-06:00

Join the Treehouse Wildlife Center for an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner fundraiser on December 3rd, 11 am - 3 pm, at Edwardsville Moose Lodge, featuring raffles, door prizes, and a dessert table, with tickets available online or at their gift shop.

Eat out with Treehouse to save wildlife – December 32024-01-29T10:41:24-06:00

Joint Christmas sing – Sunday, December 10, 2:30 pm

2024-01-29T10:42:18-06:00

This year's joint Christmas celebration by the local churches, featuring carols, music, and Sunday School participation, starts at the Christian Science church at 2:30 pm, moves to the Methodist church, and concludes with refreshments at Farley’s, organized by Pastor Alan and Mary Bevans.

Joint Christmas sing – Sunday, December 10, 2:30 pm2024-01-29T10:42:18-06:00

Elsah Book Group

2024-01-29T10:50:49-06:00

The book group will discuss "No Ordinary Assignment" by Jane Ferguson on January 11, exploring her experiences as a journalist in challenging environments.

Elsah Book Group2024-01-29T10:50:49-06:00
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