Since 1834 St. Charles has been the Pride of the Fox. Through exhibits, educational programs, articles, and social media we strive to share the important stories and fun facts about
St. Charles' rich history with residents and visitors alike.

 

Current Exhibit: Tip of The Iceberg: St. Charles’ Ties to the Titanic

June 7 - October 11

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The St. Charles History Museum’s summer exhibit, Tip of the Iceberg: St. Charles’ Ties to the Titanic explores local connections to the most infamous disaster in maritime history, the 1912 sinking of the White Star Ocean Liner RMS Titanic.

Alice Berg Johnson and her two children, Harold and Elanor, were returning home to their hometown of St. Charles after visiting Alice’s ill father in Finland. Alice purchased three Third Class tickets to set sail on the Titanic for what would be its first and final journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Learn More…




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