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Submit an Article

We hope to involve the community inĀ Madison HistoricalĀ as much as possible. Therefore, if you would like to write an article for us, we would love to include it.

Madison Historical is meant to offer an authoritative yet accessible resource on the history and culture of Madison County, Illinois. Please keep these guidelines in mind as you are researching and drafting your article.

Please submit the entry as a word processor (e.g. Microsoft Word) file, double-spaced. Please do not include your name anywhere in the file. Please also write an abstract/short description of your article to include with your submission.

If you are submitting an entry for the first time, please provide a biography of no more than 200 words. You may also submit a photograph of yourself if you wish.

If you have any photographs you would like to include in the body of the article, please email them to

All of our articles are reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board for historical accuracy and adherence to these guidelines. If approved, they will then be sent to the Editors to check for grammar and style issues before publishing.

To submit an article, you will need to create a WordPress account with Madison Historical. Click this link to create an account. You will then receive an email to create a password.

Once you have created an account and logged in, click this link to access our submission form.