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Megan Marie Foes
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Welcome to the Mineral Pride Society Historical Website!

This site is devoted to the preservation of the memories and history of those who were raised or spent a part of their lifetime in Mineral, Illinois.
 
If you grew up in this small, enjoyable town in near-northwestern Illinois, you share a bond that will last a lifetime, no matter where you are now.  We hope you join us in making this site as informative and memorable as possible.
 
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Mineral Pride Banquet - June 7, 2014
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Downtown Mineral Circa 1940
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Courtesy of Francis Foes (Class of 1941)

Main Street in Mineral, Illinois - 2004
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MINERAL PRIDE MUSEUM !!

The Mineral Pride Museum  is open the first Saturday of every month from 12N - 3P. You can visit the museum anytime by making an appointment with Nancy Nanninga at (309) 288-5371. The photos below were taken on June 4th and June 6th, 2011.   

To read more about our museum take a look at our Mineral Pride Museum page on this site (click here).

Donations are still being accepted to help fund the museum's remodeling expenses.  To help us make this one of the best museums any small town can offer, please send your donation to:  

Mineral Pride Society
C/O Sue McCauley
401 S. Central Ave.
Mineral, Il.  61344

MIneral Pride Museum East Wall - Brieser Room
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Photo by Sue McCauley

The Mineral Pride Society is a non-profit organization.  All donations are tax-deductable. Those donating in the following manner will be recognized on a plaque that will hang in the museum:
 
Gold Star Contribuor ($500+)
Silver Star Contributor ($250-$499)
Bronze Star Contributor ($100-$249)
 
Those wishing to donate historical items can also write to the society at the address provided above.

Mineral Pride Society Museum West Wall
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Photo by Sue McCauley

NEWEST UPDATES TO THIS SITE!
 
*Scrapbook 1970s - 03-06-14 - photo of Fed Gets and wife as well as Stan Brieser added!
    
*Scrapbook 1940s - 03-06-14 - photo of Mineral kids of the 1940s added!
    
*Scrapbook 1800s - 02-17-14 - new page, great information on two people from Mineral!
  
*Moore Family History - 02-01-14 - photos of family headstones added - also photo of Caleb Moore headstone added to Cemetery page - thank you to Roger Moore!
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