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The Belleville Historical Society

Belleville, Illinois ~ Founded 1814

The mission of the Belleville Historical Society is to promote awareness and appreciation of the history, customs, artifacts, architecture and people of the city of Belleville, Illinois.

How you can help

Your support will help us preserve and share Belleville's history.
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Midcentury Modern Belleville

Midcentury modern architect Charles E. King practiced in Belleville from 1947 to 1961, contributing significantly to the city's – and the region's – MCM landscape.
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Events

Watch on PBS:
Mid-Century Modern in St. Louis

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Plein Air Art Fundraiser
September 19, 1p.m.
Details coming soon

Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
October 10, 10 a.m. on the Public Square
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