Horseshoe Lake, 2016


Madison Historical: The Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois documents, preserves, and shares the rich history of Madison County, Illinois and is coordinated by the Department of Historical Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Through an online encyclopedia and digital archive, Madison Historical:

  • Informs the community about the history and culture of Madison County, Illinois
  • Provides an authoritative and accessible resource for students, genealogists, scholars, and other persons interested in Madison County and local history
  • Creates a framework for ongoing documentation of Madison County history by providing a user-friendly digital collection of historically significant documents and oral histories