Virtual Old Settlers Reunion Saturday


Published on September 24 2021 1:45 pm
Last Updated on September 24 2021 1:45 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Due to the rise in cases of Covid 19, the Effingham County Museum will once again have a "Virtual Old Settlers Reunion" on Saturday, September 25.

The winners will be announced online at the museum’s Facebook page “Effingham County Courthouse Museum Effingham IL. To qualify as an Old Settler, registrants must be currently living in Effingham County for at least 30 consecutive years. Prizes will be awarded to the oldest female "Old Settler", oldest male "Old Settler", and the couple married the longest.

Information and a picture can be taken to the Effingham County Museum on Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM. You can also email the information and a picture to the chair of this event at or phone Jane Ries at 217.821.2427 if you have any questions.