Macoupin County Historical Society & Museum
Built in 1883, and enlarged in 1892, The Anderson Mansion's unique architecture is Italianate, Queen Anne and Stick. The mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to the Macoupin County Historical Society and Museum. Annual festivals in May and September feature tours of the museum and other authentic buildings on the grounds such as a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and print shop as well as a herb garden. The festivals also include arts, crafts, entertainment, antique farm equipment and home cooked foods.
Group tours of the mansion, school & church are available by reservation. The church & grounds are also available for weddings & receptions. Please call 217-854-2850 for arrangements.