Washington Historical Society hosting special events in October

For more information contact:

Washington Historical Society

101 & 105 Zinser Place

Washington, IL 61571

(just north of the square)

309-635-3016 or 309-444-4793



  • Friday Night Oct. 14, encampment on Washington Square 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. camp set up and story telling by the Fort Creve Coeur 1776 Venture Crew
  • Saturday Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Washington Square also presented by Fort Creve Coeur 1776 Venture Crew; activities include: monkey bridge, rope making, candle making, spoon making, leather work, hide tanning, blacksmithing and pictures taken.
  • Monday, Oct. 24 “An Evening with Tim Pletkovich” 7 p.m. Washington Presbyterian Church. Come hear a presentation by Tim Pletkovich, author of “Sons of the Civil War in WWII.”
  • Saturdays Washington Historical Society has opened the Dement-Zinser and Dr.’s Museum for public tours. Saturday’s 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Private tours are also available by calling 309-444-4793. Take a step back into Washington’s history!

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