Since 1969, the McDonough County Historical Society, a not-for-profit organization, has been an important force for promoting historical understanding and preserving materials that reflect the county's heritage.

What does the Society do?

Please donate to the Cemetery Improvement Project


The McDonough County Historical Society is calling on all residents who wish to improve, protect, and beautify

McDonough County cemeteries.

Donations may be sent to:

McDonough County Historical Society

PO Box 83

Macomb, IL 61455.


Please identify your donation for the “Cemetery Project.”

All donations to the Society, a 501.c.3

non-profit organization, are tax deductible.

Any donation over $100 will entitle the donor

to a one-year membership in the Society.