There are many online resources for researching and exploring the history of St. Clair County.
Check back here often for additions and updates.
History Presentation Fair" website offers great St. Clair
County history resources.
BOOKS AVAILABLE ONLINE
These free full-text books on various topics in St. Clair County’s history are available
for you to read on your computer, mobile device or to print.
They are in a number of formats including PDF. The books are in
the public domain because their copyrights have expired.
History of St. Clair County, Illinois, 2 vols.
Brink, McDonough and Company, 1881.
History of Illinois, J. Nick Perrin, 1906.
Kaskaskia Records, 1778-1790, Clarence W. Alvord..
Illinois in 1818, Solon J. Buck, 1917.
Centennial History of McKendree College (includes a history of St. Clair County), William Clarence Walton, 1928.
Book of Words of the Pageant of St. Clair County, Thomas Wood Stevens, 1914.
- Prairie Farmer’s Directory of St. Clair and Monroe Counties, 1919.
The Jewel of Cahokia, J. Nick Perrin, 1936.
A History of Belleville, Alvin L. Nebelsick.
My Own Times, John Reynolds, 1855.
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