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Museum Closed for Father’s Day

June 18, 2011

Good afternoon, all!


The Old Six Mile Musem will be closed Sunday, June 19th in honor of Father’s Day. We will be open the following Sunday from 1-4 pm.


We tip our hats to fathers – past, present, and future! Please have a safe and wonderful Father’s Day!


– Your friends at the Old Six Mile Historical Society


Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 2011

Hi all!


Ah, barbecue, friends and family, a long weekend, and freedom… what more could you ask for this Memorial Day Weekend? Well… maybe a little better weather, right?


The Old Six Mile Museum will be closed this Sunday in observance of this holiday. We will reopen the following Sunday for normal hours, 1-4 pm.


Your friends at the Old Six Mile Historical Society wish you a happy and safe Memorial Day!

Old Six Mile Museum Season Begins May 15th

May 12, 2011

It’s that time again! Time for the Museum to open for the season, beginning with an Open House Sunday, May 15th.

The Society members have been busy preparing the Museum for company. With new ideas and plans, the museum will be evolving over the season to bring the public new and interesting exhibits. From 1 to 4 pm, tours will be offered at the museum by Society members.  Bring the family out for an afternoon of Granite City history!

The Old Six Mile Historical Society will also have a booth at the first Melting Pot Market of the season, Saturday, May 14th. That day only all memberships are half price! We will have books for sale as well, and plenty of information! Please come to the Market to support Downtown Granite City, and while you’re there, stop by and see us – we would love to see you!

Again, the dates for the opening weekend of the Museum:

Saturday, May 14th – Melting Pot Market 8 am – 1 pm

The Melting Pot Market is downtown Granite City, across from the new Theater, on Niedringhaus Ave.

Sunday, May 15th – Open House at the Museum 1 – 4 pm

3279 Maryville Rd.

We hope to see you there!

Behold! Amazing spectacles of Metro East museums

May 12, 2011

Behold! Amazing spectacles of Metro East museums.

A fantastic article about some oddities in local museums. Included in the article is the Old Six Mile Museum and the three grave stones in the museum’s front yard.

Granite City museum drops Park District plan

March 31, 2011

Granite City museum drops Park District plan.

Check out this new article about the Old Six Mile Historical Society from the Suburban Journals! I’m very happy about the new press we are receiving. This is going to be a great year for the Society and Museum.

We’re Here!

March 16, 2011

Welcome to the Old Six Mile Historical Society’s website!


We are so happy that you have joined us here. The Old Six Mile Historical Society is a not-for-profit group, funded by donations and brought to life by volunteers.


The Society is working on an exciting year, complete with special programs and a new tour! We are partnering with local societies and businesses and the Six Mile Regional Library, to bring awareness of our local history throughout our wonderful community.


The website is still under construction, so please check back often for more updates and information. Please feel free to email or call us with any questions you may have.


Have a great evening!