Historical Societies of Illinois
Counties A - K

LOCAL and REGIONAL

Addison Historical Society
Historical Museum of Addison
131 West Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 628-1433

Alton Area Historical Society, Inc.
239 West Elm Street
PO Box 971
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 466-5853 (President)

Andover Historical Society
Andover, IL 61233

Arlington Heights, Historical Society and Museum of
Arlington Heights Historical Museum
(110 West Fremont Street-museum location)
500 North Vail Ave. (society location and mailing address)
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 255-1225

Augustana Historical Society
Augustana College Library
Seventh Ave and 35th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-2210
(309) 794-7266

Aurora Historical Society
PO Box 905
Aurora, IL 60507

Barrington Area Historical Society
The Heritage Research Center
212 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 381-1730

Barlett Historical Society
240 South Main Street
PO Box 8257
Barlett, IL 690103
(312) 837-2501

Batavia Historical Society
155 Houston Street
PO Box 14
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-1800

Bellflower Genealogical and Historical Society
(Latcha Street-location)
Rt.1, Box 17 (mailing address)
Bellflower, IL 61724
(309) 722-3467

Bloomingdale Historical Society
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Email: aerickson@linc.lib.il.us

Blue Island Historical Society
Blue Island Public Library
2433 York Street
Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 388-1078 (Library)

Bond County Historical Society
1014 Asbury
Greenville, IL 62246-0172
(618) 664-3054

Boone County Historical Society
311 Whitney Boulevard
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-8391 (Tue & Thur)

Brookfield Historical Society
PO Box 342
Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 485-3420

Bureau County Historical Society
109 Park Avenue, West
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 875-2184

Bushnell Historical Society
764 East Twyman
Bushnell, IL 61422

Calhoun County Historical Society
(Country Road, 2nd Floor of Farm Bureau Building-location)
PO Box 30 (mailing address)
Hardin, IL 62047
(618) 576-2660 (after 5 PM)

Calumet City Historical Society
760 Wentworth
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 891-8203; (708) 862-8662

Carroll County Historical Society
PO Box 65
Mounty Carroll, IL 61053

Cass County Historical Sociaty
PO Box 11
Virginia, IL 62691-0011

Catlin Historical Society
Catlin Heritage Museum
210 North Paris Street
PO Box 658
Catlin, IL 61817-0658
(217) 427-5766

Chatsworth Historical Society
424 East Locust Street
PO Box 755
Chatsworth, Il 60921
(815) 635-3124

Chicago Heights Historical Society
3893 Merioneth Drive
Crete, IL 60417
(708) 672-5543

Chicago Historical Society
Clark Street at North Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 642-4600

Christian County Historical Society
PO Box 254
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-6922

Clinton County Historical Society
1091 Franklin Street
Carlyle, IL 62231

Coles County Historical Society
Greenwood School Museum
800 Hayes Ave
PO Box 225
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 345-2057

Columbia Historical Society
Rt. 1
PO Box 160A
Columbia, IL 62236

Crawford County Historical Society, Inc.
(North Lincoln Trail College Campus, on Prison Road-location)
PO Box 554 (mailing address)
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 544-3087

Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Society of Illinios
PO Box 393
Greenup, IL 62428

Cumberland County Historical Society
501 East Elizabeth
Greenup, IL 62428
(217) 923-5425

Darien Historical Society
7422 Cass Ave
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 323-8926

DeKalb County Historical - Genealogical Society
PO Box 295
Sycamore, IL 60178

DeLavan Community Historical Society
Locust Street
DeLavan, IL 61734

Des Plaines Historical Society
Museum
789 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 391-5399

Downers Grove Historical Society
Downers Grove Historical Museum
831 Maple Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-1309

Dundee Township Historical Society, Inc.
426 Highland Ave
Dundee, IL 60118
(847) 428-6996

DuPage County Historical Society
DuPage County Historical Museum
102 East Wesley Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 682-7343

Edgar County Historical Society
414 North Main
Paris, IL 61944
(217) 463-5305

Edwards County Historical Society
Edwards County Genealogical Society
212 West Main Street
Albion, IL 62806
(618) 445-2631

Elgin Area Historical Society
360 Park Street
Elgin, IL 60120
(630) 742-4248

Elk Grove Historical Society
399 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove, IL 60007
(847) 439-3994

Elmwood Historical Society
302 North Magnolia
Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-7791; (309) 742-2431

Elmwood Park, Historical Society of
4 Conti Parkway
Elmwood Park, IL 60635-4506
(630) 453-7645

Evanston Historical Society
Charles Gates Dawes House
225 Greenwood Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410; (847) 475-3599

Fayette County Genealogical and Historical Society
215 South Fifth Street
PO Box 177
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 423-2625

Fern Dell Historic Association
502 Chicago Road
PO Box 254
Newark, IL 60541
(815) 695-5328

Ford County Historical Society
243 West State
PO Box 213
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 379-4133

Forest Park Historical Society
c/o Forest Park Library
7555 Jackson Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130

Fort Hill Country, Historical Society of
(Fort Hill Heritage Museum, 601 Noel Drive-location)
PO Box 582 (mailing address)
Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 526-7566

Fort La Motte Genealogical and Historical Society
La Motte Township Library
Palestine, IL 62451

Frankfort Area Historical Society and Museum
2000 East Saint Louis Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 932-6159

Frankfort Area Historical Society of Will County
Box M
Frankfort, IL 60423
(815) 469-4534

Franklin County Historical Society
304 East Webster Street
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 435-6947

Freeburg Historical and Genealogical Society
PO Box 69
Freeburg, IL 62243
(618) 539-5771

Fulton County Historical and Genealogical Society
PO Box 583
Canton, IL 61520-0583

Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum
211 South Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-9129

Galewood-Mont Clare Historical Society
1705 North Nashville Ave
Chicago, IL 60635
(312) 237-8960

Gallatin County Historical Society
PO Box 693
Shawneetown, IL 62984
(618) 269-3716

Geneseo Historical Association
212 South State Street
Geneseo, IL 61254
(309) 944-3043

Geneva History Center
113 S. 3rd Street
Geneva, IL 60134-2721
(630) 232-4951
URL: http://www.genevahistorycenter.org

Glen Ellyn Historical Society
557 Geneva Road
PO Box 283
Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
(630) 858-8696

Glencoe Historical Society
999 Green Bay Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Glenview Area Historical Society
1121 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 724-2235

Greater Harvard Area Historical Society
(McHenry County)
308 Hart Boulevard
PO Box 505
Harvard, IL 60033

Greater Peotone, Historical Society of
213 West North Street
Peotone, IL 60468
(708) 258-3436

Greene County Historical and Genealogical Society
221 North Fifth Street
PO Box 137
Carrillton, IL 62016

Griggsville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
Rt. 1, Box 187
Griggsville, IL 62340

Hampton Historical Society
(601 First Ave-location)
431 Second Ave (mailing address)
Hampton, Il 61256
(309) 755-0362

Hancock County Historical Society
Hancock County Courthouse
PO Box 68
Carthage, IL 62321

Hanover Park Ontarioville Historical Commission
2121 West Lake Street
Hanover Park, IL 60103
(630) 837-3800

Hardin County Historical and Genealogical Society
PO Box 72
Elizabethtown, IL 62931
(618) 287-2361

Henry County Historical Society
PO Box 48
Bishop Hill, IL 61419
(309) 927-3528

Henry Historical and Genealogical Society
610 North Street
Henry, IL 61537
(309) 364-3272

Highland Park Historical Society
326 Central Ave
PO Box 56
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 432-7090

Hinsdale Historical Society
1 South Clay
PO Box 336
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(847) 789-2600

Homer Historical Society
105 North Main Street
Homer, IL 61849

Hutsonville Historical and Genealogical Society
Hutsonville, IL 62433

Hyde Park Historical Society
1333 East 50th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society
(19 East North-location)
PO Box 207 (mailing address)
Danville, IL 61834-0207
(217) 431-8733

Iroquois County Historical Society
Old Courthouse Museum
103 West Cherry Street
Watseka, IL 60970
(815) 432-2215

Jackson County Historical Society
1616 Edith Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-6989
Email: jchs@verizon.net
URL: http://mysite.verizon.net/jchs/index.htm

Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
416 South Main Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: (217) 245-5911 or (217) 245-9623
Email: jaghs@verizon.net
URL http://www.orgsites.com/il/jaghs/index.html

Jasper County Historical and Genealogical Society
Newton Public Library
100 South Van Buren Street
Newton, IL 62448
(618) 783-8141 (Library)

Jefferson County Historical Society
1411 N 27th St.
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 246-0033
Email: jchsvip@mvn.net
URL http://www.jchs.mvn.net/

Kankakee County Historical Society
Museum
Eighth Ave and Water Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: (815) 932-5279

Kendall County Historical Society
(105 West Center-location)
PO Box 123 (mailing address)
Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-6777
URL: http://www.kchs.us

Kenilworth Historical Society
415 Kenilworth Ave
PO Box 181
Kenilworth, IL 60043-1134
(847) 251-2565

Kewanee Historical Society, Inc.
211 North Chestnut Street
Kewanee, IL 61443
(309) 854-9701

Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society
622 Park Ave.
Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-5559
Email: KVHS@atcyber.net
Hours: Open every Wednesday 2 - 5, 2nd Sunday 2 - 4
Call for appointments




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