The Macoupin County Historical Society plans to provide the public with more opportunities to do family research once it builds a new facility. Construction is expected to start in early spring. The new building will house genealogy and meeting rooms, as well as the society’s office.
The society’s president, Dan Hauter, said the one-story, handicapped-accessible building will more available to the public. Some records now are stored in the mansion’s basement and attic.
You can read more in an article by Debra Landis in The State Journal-Register at http://goo.gl/6HW5a