Margaret Hopkins

Community Betterment

Since moving to Alton in 2000, Margaret has led volunteer efforts to help strengthen and promote a more vibrant community. She has worked tirelessly to restore historic properties including her home, the historic Wade-Duncan house on Henry Street, as well as the 131-year-old Lucy Haskell Playhouse. Margaret helped initiate the YWCA program: Vintage Voices; bringing to life historical figures and interesting decedents to help visitors and tourists learn and deepen their appreciation of the region’s rich history.