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Welcome to our new website!

Mercer County          Historical Society

And Essley-Noble Museum


Thank you to the following Corporate sponsors and members for investing in the Mercer County Historical Society!

1st Community Bank

Aledo City Council

Aledo Lodge #252

Aledo Veterinary Clinic


Blackhawk Bank & Trust

Blick & Blick

Brad's Collision Service

Bredburg Attorney

Compeer Financial

Country Financial

Dan DePorter Services

Dennison Funeral Home

Edward Jones

Farmers-Merchants Bank of Illinois

Farmers State Bank of Western Illinois

Fippinger Funeral Home

Ford & Maynard

Gray Machine & Welding

Hamlet Mutual Insurance

Loving Plumbing & Heating

Mercer County Family Eye Care

Mercer County Farm Bureau

Midwest Bank of Western Illinois

People's National Bank of Kewanee

Riddell Roofing

WRMJ Radio

Amazon Smile

Mercer County Historical Society is now a listed charity on Amazon Smile!

What is Amazon Smile? Amazon Smile is a simple way for you to support the Mercer County Historical Society every time you shop at no cost to you! Amazon Smile is operated by Amazon. The difference is that when customers shop on Amazon Smile ( the Amazon Smile Foundation donates a small percentage of purchases to the charitable organization selected by customers. Please make the Mercer County Historical Society the charitable organization of your choice. You don’t pay any more for your purchases. Amazon is the one donating a small percentage of the sale to us.

You can use the same account you already have on Amazon. All you need to do is use instead of when making purchases.

On your first visit to, please select Mercer County Historical Society as your charitable organization. There are several throughout the country, so be sure to click on the one in Aledo, Illinois. That’s it!

Mercer County Historical Society is sustained by the generosity of its members and contributors. Amazon Smile is one more way you can help. Thank you for your continued support!


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