Soldiers with Picks and Shovels, talk by Tom Emery.
The West Point of the Air: Choosing a Site for the Air Force Academy, talk by Tim Tomlinson, describes the events of early 1954 when a federally appointed Selection Committee reviewed site nominations, one of which was an area that included Principia College, the Village of Elsah, and the New Piasa Chautauqua community.
“The Stories That Shape Us,” talk by Janet Riehl, April 28, 2022
“Discovering the Underground Railroad.” talk by J. Eric Robinson, assistant professor of history at the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, March 3, 2022
Current day visit to Village of Elsah. Video courtesy of visitalton.com
Overview of Village of Elsah by KTVP
Mansion and estate of Eliestoun, located above Elsah.