Past Event

Irish History in Monroe County

This program will chronicle the life stories and contributions of the Irish and Scotch-Irish populations in Monroe County. Beginning with the military men, fur traders, Indian slayers and Irish soldiers of the 1750s, to the hundreds of Irish settlers at New Design, Tipton, Maeystown and Harrisonville, Kay Ripplemeyer-Tippy will tell about individual lives and their impact on the county’s history.

This event is free and open to the public. Catch the exhibit, The Way We Worked, before it leaves Waterloo, IL.

For more information, contact the History Museum of Monroe County at (618) 939-5008.