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					Illinois Association of Museums

Directory of Illinois Museums
Including Historical, Cultural and Scientific Agencies

2006
www.illinoismuseums.org

DIRECTORY
OF ILLINOIS MUSEUMS
INCLUDING HISTORICAL, CULTURAL, AND SCIENTIFIC AGENCIES

Published by the Illinois Association of Museums

October, 2006 Springfield, Illinois

DIRECTORY OF ILLINOIS MUSEUMS
INCLUDING HISTORICAL, CULTURAL, AND SCIENTIFIC AGENCIES

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Individual listings by town IAM Corporate Members Alphabetical Index County Index Museum Type Index Resource Organizations Illinois Association of Museums Board of Directors Illinois Association of Museums Regional Map Membership Form 1 96 99 110 122 133 138 139 140

HOW TO USE THE DIRECTORY
All entries are based on information received from each agency. The listing is by city and there are three indexes—alphabetical, county, and museum type. Museum types include aquarium, arboretum, art, children, city, corporate members, general, historic house, history, library, natural history, nature center, planetarium, science, specialized, tourism, university, and zoo. Members of IAM are in bold print, and some members have chosen to include their logo. Each directory listing is organized as follows: Name of organization Parent organization (if applicable) Mailing Address City, State, Zip Code County, IAM Region (see map page 139) Location (if different from mailing address) Other sites associated with the organization: location and hours of operation (if different) Hours of Operation. Admission / Donation. Collections, Program, and Services. Contact Person, Title Phone Number, extension Fax Number E-mail Address Web Site Address

IAM has sought to make this directory as complete and correct as possible. If you have an additions or corrections, please let us know.

THE ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS
The Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) is an independent statewide network of art, history, children’s and science museums, historical and genealogical societies, zoos, nature centers, arboreta, and other cultural agencies. The primary purpose of the Association is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and methods among member organizations in Illinois who share goals relating to preservation and interpretation of history, prehistory, natural and built environments, and social, scientific, cultural, and/or artistic endeavors. IAM supports the work of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, the American Association of Museums, the Association of Midwest Museums, the standing professional committees of each of those organizations, and the American Association for State and Local History. IAM also supports the work of local museum networks across the state of Illinois and seeks to cooperate and collaborate with all of those organizations.

ADDISON Addison Historical Museum Addison Historical Commission 1 Friendship Pl Addison, IL 60101 DuPage, Region: 5 129-135 Army Trail Rd Sa 10-2pm; Jun-Aug W 12-3pm. Closed holidays. Donations welcome. Local history collection including Native Americans, German Lutherans, farm implements, furniture, medical, and military artifacts; genealogy Jeanette Paradiso, Curator 630/628-1433 630/543-5593 museum@addison-il.org www.addisonadvantage.org/History/ HistoricalSite.htm ALBANY Albany Mounds State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1510 46th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201 Whiteside, Region: 4 IL Rte 84 South, Albany Daily dawn to dusk. 250 acres containing village site and forty burial mounds from the Middle Woodland Period. Restored tall grass prairie; biking and hiking trails. Scott Roman, Site Manager 309/788-9536 309/788-9865 haubergmuseum@aol.com Tri Township Heritage Association 306 Lime St Albany, IL 61230 Whiteside, Region: 4 Meml-Labor Day: Sa 9-11am. History of Albany, Newton and Garden Plain. Helen Hanson, President 309/887-4085 ALBION Edwards County Historical Society 212 W Main St Albion, IL 62806 Edwards, Region: 1 Th 6:30-9:30pm and by appt.

$5 Suggested Donation. Library of local history and genealogy, museum artifacts such as tools, dishes, furniture, and arrowheads Lois J. Goodson, Treasurer 618/445-3072 melrose@wworld.com ALEDO Mercer County Historical Society 1406 SE 2nd Ave Aledo, IL 61231-2504 Mercer, Region: 4 Essley Noble Museum Apr-Oct: W, Sa, Su 1-5pm. Free. Mercer County historical artifacts, photographs, and library. Three buildings including one-room schoolhouse, main building, and machine shed. Special programs. Shirley Crawford, Curator 309/582-2280 ALEXIS Alexis Museum 302 E Spring Grove Alexis, IL 61412 Warren, Region: 3 Corner of Scott and W Palmer Apr-Sep: 1st Su of the month 1-4pm. Local history exhibits. Diana LaMaster 309/482-5596 ALTON Alton Museum of History & Art Alton Area Historical Society 2809 College Ave Alton, IL 62002 Madison, Region: 3 Koenig House: 829 E 4th St M-F 10-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm. Tours of the house by appt only. $2.50 Adults, $1 Children. Showcase Alton area history and art. Also operates Koenig House, a Victorian restored home, designed by Pfeiffenberger 1 family 100 yrs; 1890 parlor, 1910 sitting room, 1930 kitchen. Charlene Gill 618/462-2763 618/465-2587 info@altonmuseum.com www.altonmuseum.com

Lewis & Clark Memorial Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Lewis & Clark Tr Hartford, IL 62648-0115 Madison, Region: 3 Alton, call for directions Brad Winn 618/346-5160 618/251-5393 Lovejoy Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Madison, Region: 3 Alton City Cemetery, Monument Ave off IL Rte 3, Alton Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/524-8117 National Great Rivers Museum US Army Corp of Engineers #2 Lock and Dam Way PO Box 337 Alton, IL 62002-0337 Madison, Region: 3 M-Su 9-5pm. Free. Situated on the bank of the Mississippi River at the foot of Melvin Price Lock and Dam, this museum will help you "get connected" to the river. Interactive exhibits tell the story of the river and how we relate to it today. Carol Ryan, Director 618/462-6979 618/462-7650 carol.j.ryan@mvs02.usace. army.mil AMBOY Amboy Depot Museum PO Box 108 Amboy, IL 61310 Lee, Region: 4 40 South East Ave Su, W, Th 1-4pm, F-Sa 10-4pm. Donations welcome. Two-story, 19 room Illinois Central Railroad Museum, Freight House, Steam Engine, Caboose and a Oneroom Schoolhouse. Extensive collection of railroad artifacts and equipment, local history, farm

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equipment, military items, rock and fossil collection & gift shop. Depot Days the last weekend of August. Josephine “Dodie” Wilson, Manager 815/857-4700 ANDOVER Andover Historical Society PO Box 197 Andover, IL 61233-0197 Henry, Region:4 406 Locust St Jun-Aug: Su 1-4pm and by appt. Preservation of memorabilia and artifacts pertaining to the village. Doris L. Anderson 309/521-8378 ANTIOCH Lakes Region Historical Society PO Box 240 Antioch, IL 60002 Lake, Region: 5 School House Museum: corner of Depot and Main St, Mar-Dec: Sa 113pm; Meeting House Museum: 977 Main St, Mar-Dec: 1st Sa of month 11-3pm. Donations welcome. 1892 school house includes native american collection and artifacts from old local stores; 1863 Meeting House is renovated church features military artifacts from Civil War to present. Large display of local industry items. Also available for meetings, weddings, and other community events. Wendy Maston, President 847/354-0321 dreamquilter@sbcglobal.net ARCOLA Illinois Amish Interpretive Center 111 S Locust St Arcola, IL 61910 Douglas, Region: 2 Mar-Nov: M-Sa 9-5pm; Dec-Feb: by appt. $2.75 Adults, $2.50 Seniors, $2.25 Children. Museum dedicated to the Old Order Amish of Central Illinois. Exhibits include history of how the Amish came to be in the United States and later Illinois, century-old quilts, buggy and textiles. Tours of Amish

country-side available by appointment. Stella Eads, Director 217/268-3599 217/268-4810 amishcenter@consolidated.net www.amishcenter.com Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum PO Box 183 Arcola, IL 61910 Douglas, Region: 2 110-114 E Main St Tu-Sa 10-5pm. $1 Suggested donation ages 12 and up. Traces the literary and artistic career of Johnny Gruelle, the author and illustrator who originated Raggedy Ann. Also follows the "Raggedy" book and product line from 1915 to present. Tom Wannamaker, Director 217/268-4908 217/268-4708 tom@raggedyann-museum.org www.raggedyann-museum.org ARLINGTON HEIGHTS Arlington Heights Historical Museum 110 W Fremont Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Cook, Region: 5 112 W Fremont Heritage Gallery and Shop: F-Su 1:30-4:30pm; Tours: Sa-Su 2, 3pm; Local history library: Th 1-4pm, F 9-12pm. Tours: $4 Adults, $2 Children, donations welcome. Heritage Gallery and shop feature rotating exhibits and historical gifts and more. Tour the 1882 Muller home, Coach house, 1906 Soda Pop Factory building, 1908 Banta house, and an 1830s replica log home. Local history library open for research. Kristina Christie, Administrator 847/255-1225 847/255-1570 ahmuseum@ahpd.org www.ahmuseum.org Eastland Disaster Historical Society PO Box 2013 Arlington Heights, IL 60006-2013 Cook, Region: 5 Ted Wachholz 877/865-6295

info@eastlanddisaster.org www.eastlanddisaster.org ASSUMPTION Assumption Historical Society 101 S College St Assumption, IL 62510 Christian, Region: 3 133 N Chestnut St By appt. Donations welcome. Collection on the history of Assumption schools, businesses, churches, and citizens. Susan Banning, Treasurer 217/226-3624 ATLANTA Atlanta Library & Museum PO Box 568 Atlanta, IL 61723-0568 Logan, Region: 3 100 SE Race St M-F 12:30-4:30pm. Local history. Lucille Pech 217/648-2112 217/648-5269 apl@abelink.com J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum PO Box 266 Atlanta, IL 61723 Logan, Region: 3 May-Oct: Su 1-3pm. Free. The Hawes Grain Elevator, built in 1904 and in operation until 1976, is the only fully restored wooden grain elevator in Illinois. Museum interprets grain storage and the shipping industry as it existed in the first half of the 20th century. Bill Thomas 217/648-2056 or 217/648-5077 ATWOOD Harris Agricultural Museum 521 N Illinois St Atwood, IL 61913 Piatt, Region: 2 202 W Locust St M-F 1-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Displays of large agricultural equipment used in this area from the early 1900s to the 1940s. 1919 Model T Ford dump truck. Also have farm

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kitchens, barber shop, chicken house, milk house, grocery counter, blacksmith shop tools and farm hand tools, canning display, child’s room and toys. Roger Harris, Owner 217/578-2231 217/578-2514 harrisagmuseum@harriscompanies. com www.ccmmra.com/museum.html AUGUSTA Tri County Genealogical Society PO Box 355 Augusta, IL 62311 Hancock, Region: 3 M, Tu, Th, F 1-5:30pm, W 9-12pm, 15:30pm, Sa 1-5pm. Genealogy, local history, pioneers, military history, library. Michael Scott, President 217/392-2211 AURORA Air Classics Museum of Aviation 43W776 US Rte 30 Sugar Grove, IL 60554 Kane, Region: 5 Aurora Municipal Aiport, Aurora Tu-Su 10-3pm. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors. Robert Atac, President 630/466-0888 webmaster@airclassicsmuseum.org www.airclassicsmuseum.org Aurora Historical Society 317 Cedar St Aurora, IL 60506 Kane, Region: 5 305 Cedar St at Oak St W, Sa, Su 1-5pm and by appt. Local history, historic house, late Victorian era homelife. John Jaros, Director 630/897-9029 Aurora Police Department Museum 350 W River St Aurora, IL 60505 Kane, Region: 5 Aurora Preservation Commission 44 E Downer Pl Aurora, IL 60507 Kane, Region: 5 M-F 8-5pm.

Historic districts and landmarks. Jan Mangers 630/844-3623 630/892-0741 Aurora Public Art Commission 44 E Downer Pl Aurora, IL 60507 Kane, Region: 5 20 E Downer Place W-Su 12-4pm. Suggested Donation $3 Adults, $1.50 Seniors/Students. The Aurora Public Art Commission is a civic organization dedicated to the presentation of public art in all its forms. APAC provides a formal art presence for the residents. General functions include selecting sites for sculpture and other art forms, selecting artists, overseeing projects, developing programs in art education and establishing an exhibit schedule for the Gallery. In addition, the Public Art Commission supports a variety of initiatives promoting public awareness of the positive value of diversity in Aurora. Rena J. Church, Director/Curator 630/906-0654 630/906-6892 rchurch@aurora-il.org www.aurora-il.org Aurora Regional Fire Museum PO Box 1782 Aurora, IL 60507 Cook, Region: 5 Th, F, Sa, 1-4pm. $3.50 Adults, $2.50 Seniors / Firefighters, $2 Children under 12. History of firefighting in Aurora and surrounding communities; located in an old 1894 fire station; preservation of artifacts and history related to fire fighting. David Lewis, Curator www.auroraregionalfiremuseum.org Aurora Transportation Center 233 N Broadway Aurora, IL 60505 Kane, Region: 5 Daily 5:30-8:30pm. National Register building, renovated into a regional transportation center. Jan Mangers 630/844-3623

Blackberry Historical Farm/Village 100 S Barnes Rd Aurora, IL 60506 Kane, Region: 5 Apr-Oct: daily 10-4:30pm. Special events all year. Northern Illinois history domestic and agriculture, 1840-1920; living history sites, rides, and special events and classes. Lorraine Beasley, Manager 630/892-1550 630/892-1661 www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Fox Valley Symphony 5 E Galena Blvd Aurora, IL 60506 Kane, Region: 5 M-F 9-4pm. Concert series: classical, pops, family youth musical education. Mark McCormick 630/896-1133 G.A.R. Memorial & Veterans Military Museum PO Box 1865 Aurora, IL 60507 Kane, Region: 5 23 E Downer Pl 2nd and 4th Su 1-3pm and by appt. Local history, military, historic preservation, genealogy. Chuck Gates, Commander 630/897-7221 Paramount Arts Center 23 E Galena Blvd Aurora, IL 60506 Kane, Region: 5 8 E Galena Blvd M-F 9-5pm. Weekends based on performances. A performing arts theatre group housed in a 1931 Venetian art-deco style theatre and an historical landmark. Diana Martinez, Ex Director 630/896-7676 630/892-1084 www.paramountarts.com Schingoethe Center for Native American Culture Aurora University 347 S Gladstone Ave Aurora, IL 60506-4892 Kane, Region: 5 Dunham Hall, 1400 Marseillaise

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Tu 10-6:30pm, W-F 10-4pm, Su 14pm (during University sessions). Closed in Aug. Suggested Donation $3 Adults. Native American culture museum features exhibits, public programs, educational materials and traveling exhibits, and reference library. Dr. Michael Sawdey, Ex Director 630/844-5656 630/844-8884 msawdey@aurora.edu www.aurora.edu/museum/ SciTech 18 W Benton St Aurora, IL 60506 Kane, Region: 5 M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5 pm. Hands-on exhibits covering light and color, magnets and electricity, sound and music, mathematics, structures, heat, and astronomy; solar telescope, day camps, classes, clubs and "museum in a school" program. Sheryl Joy, Visitor Services 630/ 859-3434 630/859-8692 www.scitech.mus AVON Avon Historical Society PO Box 483 Avon, IL 61415 Fulton, Region: 3 Avcom Park Weekends of Spoon River Scenic Drive; 1st two weekends of Oct 9-5pm. History of Avon including old tools, implements, and methods. Margaret Hickerson, President 309/465-3189 BARRINGTON Barrington Area Historical Society 212-218 W Main St Barrington, IL 60010 Lake, Region: 5 Museum: Th-F 10-4pm, Sa 10-1pm; Office: M-F 9-5pm; Gift shop: Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa 10-1pm. Conservation, archival preservation, documents and photos, local history, educational programs, 3rd grade curriculum, local history unit, exhibits. Michael J. Harkins, Ex Director 847/381-1730

Crabtree Nature Center Forest Preserve District of Cook County 3 Stover Rd Barrington, IL 60010 Cook, Region: 5 Palatine Rd west of Barrington Rd Daily 8-5pm, building closed F; NovFeb: daily 8-4pm. Nature center, displays and programs on natural history. Conrad Drust, Director 847/381-6592 www.fpdcc.com Health World 1301 S Grove Ave Barrington, IL 60010 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 10-3pm, F 10-8pm, Sa-Su 103pm. $6, under 2 free. To promote health, safety, and science education and provide children with the information they need to build healthy lives. Interpretive exhibits, structured programs for grades K-8 which support the Illinois health and science standards. Kimberly Zylke 847/842-9100 847/842-9100 kzylke@healthworldmuseum.org www.healthworldmuseum.org North Eastern Illinois Historical Council 451 Woodview Rd Barrington, IL 60010 Cook, Region: 5 General meetings on 2nd Sa of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov at 9am. Networking among members; programs for improvement of member institutions. Denise Limburg BARTLETT Bartlett History Museum 228 S Main St Bartlett, IL 60103 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8:30-4:30pm, Sa 9-12pm. Free. Changing exhibits on the history of Bartlett include artifacts, photos and documents. Special programs and workshops. Pam Rohleder, Curator 630/837-0800

630/837-7168 prohleder@vbartlett.org www.village.bartlett.il.us BATAVIA Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Park District 155 Houston St Batavia, IL 60510 Kane, Region: 5 Batavia Historical Society: PO Box 14, Batavia, 60510 M, W, F-Su 2-4pm. $1. Wide variety of history-based trips and programs are offered each year for children and adults. Collections focused on local history, nationally recognized collection of American Windmill history. Carla Hill, Director 630/406-5274 630/593-5202 carlah@batpkdist.org www.bataviahistoricalsociety.org Red Oak Nature Center 2343 S River St Batavia, IL 60510 Kane, Region: 5 Rte 25, 1 mile N of Rte 56 M-F 9-4:30pm, Sa, Su, and holidays 10-3pm. Free. Hiking trails, Fox Valley bike trail, Devil’s Cave, Discovery and wildlife rooms, interactive displays, and picnic shelter. Programs for schools, scouts, and families. Jim Kenney 630/897-1808 630/264-0056 jkenney@fvpd.net www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org BEARDSTOWN Beardstown Lincoln Courtroom 101 W 3rd St Beardstown, IL 62618 Cass, Region: 3 M-F 8-5pm, weekends by appt. Local history, restored courtroom, pioneer history. Susan Parish 217/323-3225 dparish@casscomm.com

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BEECHER Washington Township Museum PO Box 1469 Beecher, IL 60401 Will, Region: 5 Sa 10-12pm and by appt. Hereford cattle, local history, Welton Ehrhardt (Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher). Virginia Churchill Bath, Curator 708/946-6218 BELLEVILLE Belleville Public Library 121 E Washington St Belleville, IL 62220 St. Clair, Region: 1 Main library: M, W 9-9pm, Tu,Th-Sa 9-5pm; West Branch: M, W, F, Sa 125pm, Tu, Th 12-8pm; shorter hours in summer. Illinois history, local and state history; family history (depository for the St. Clair County Genealogical Society) James A. Guenther, Director 618/234-0441 618/234-9474 Labor & Industry Museum 123 N Church St Belleville, IL 62222 St. Clair, Region: 1 Sa 10-4pm, tours by appt. Museum devoted to workingman's history as related to the growth of Illinois labor and industry from 1865-1929; changing exhibits, galleries, learning center and archives. Judy Belleville, Collections Coordinator 618/234-7862 Judy.Belleville@Juno.com www.laborandindustry museum.org St. Clair County Genealogical Society PO Box 431 Belleville, IL 62222 St. Clair, Region: 1 Mtgs: 1st Th of month 7:30pm at St. Luke Hall-N Church and C Sts. Program and service center for older persons; genealogy preservation and research history, family history of St. Clair County. Mary Saverhage, President 618/566-7230

St. Clair County Historical Society 701 E Washington St Belleville, IL 62220 St. Clair, Region: 1 602 Fulton St M-F 10-2pm. $2 Adults, $1 Children 6-12. Emma Kunz House museum features decorative arts collection, library, and gift shop. Gustave Koerner house restoration. Norma Walker, Administrator Jack LaChien 618/234-0600 618/234-3060 www.stcchs.org William & Florence Schmidt Art Center Southwestern Illinois College 2500 Carlyle Ave Belleville, IL 62221 St. Clair, Region: 1 Tu-Sa 11-5pm, Th 11-8pm. Free. Changing exhibits of visual images, works by local and national artists, selected traveling exhibits, lectures, and performances. Beth Levy, Curatorial Assistant 618/222-5278 618/235-5129 schmidtartcenter@swic.edu www.swicfoundation.com/schmidtart-center.html BELLFLOWER Bellflower Genealogical & Historical Society 407 W Center Bellflower, IL 61724 McLean, Region: 2 210 Latcha St By appt only. Local history. Dorothy Woliung, Co-President 309/722-3467 BELVIDERE Boone County Historical Museum 311 Whitney Blvd Belvidere, IL 61008 Boone, Region: 4 Tu, Th 8-4pm, W, F, Sa 12-4pm. $3 Adults, $2 Seniors, $5 Family, $1 Children. Boone County history, research,

genealogy, tours, and meetings. Mary Hale, Director 815/544-8391 815/547-1691 info@boonecountyhistoricalmuseum .org www.boonecountyhistoricalmuseum. org Illinois Lincoln Highway Commission 200 S State St Belvidere, IL 61008 Boone, Region: 4 Char Scamihorn 815/547-3854 815/547-3749 lincolnhwyil@insightbb.com www.lincolnhwyil.com Northern Illinois Tourism Development Office 200 S State St Belvidere, IL 61008 Boone, Region: 4 M-F 8:30-5pm. Tourism of northern Illinois. Bonnie Heimbach, Ex Director 815/547-3740 815/547-3749 nitdo@visitnorthernillinois.com www.visitnorthern illinois.com BEMENT Bryant Cottage State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 41 Bement, IL 61813 Piatt, Region: 2 146 East Wilson Ave Hours are seasonal. Please call. Built in 1856, Lincoln and Douglas are said to have met at the home to plan their 1858 debates. Marilyn Ayers, Site Manager 217/678-8184 bryant.cottage@illinois.gov BENSENVILLE Bensenville Historical Commission % Bensenville Library 200 S Church Rd Bensenville, IL 60106 DuPage, Region: 5 By appt.

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1844 log house living history museum, local history photos and collections housed at the library. Jill Rodrieguez, Chair 630/766-4642 jill@bensenville.lib.il.us www.bensenville.lib.il.us/history BENTON Franklin County Historical Society PO Box 1641 Benton, IL 62812 Franklin, Region: 1 209 W Main St M-Sa 9-12/1-4pm. Franklin County Old Historical Jail Museum; Gen. John A. Logan and Civil War history; Charlie Birger history; local history. Robert Rea, President 800/661-9998 618/435-4054 fcbureau@accessus.net BERWYN

Bethalto Historical Museum 213 N Prairie, PO Box 233 Bethalto, IL 62010 Madison, Region: 3 Sa 1-4pm and by appt. Local history and 1840 log cabin. Arvel Fowler 618/ 377-8051 618/377-5264 msmith@bethalto.com www.bethalto.com BIG ROCK Big Rock Historical Society PO Box 206 Big Rock, IL 60511-0206 Kane, Region: 5 Apr-Dec: Sa 12-4pm. Donations welcome. Local history and early settlers. Louise Judd 630/556-3178 815/286-3715 clarem@thestix.net BISHOP HILL

Bishop Hill State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 104 Bishop Hill, IL 61419 Henry, Region: 4 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Local history, immigrants, communal life, agriculture, religion, folk art. Martha Downey, Site Manager 309/927-3345 309/927-3343 bishophill@winco.net www.bishophill.com Henry County Historical Society PO Box 48 Bishop Hill, IL 61419 Henry, Region: 4 202 S Park St Apr-Oct: Daily 10-4pm. Local history, agricultural tools and artifacts, blacksmith artifacts, military and kitchens objects; complete dentist office. Roger W. Anderson 309/927-3528 BLANDINVILLE Blandin House Museum PO Box 253 Blandinsville, IL 61420 McDonough, Region: 3 Natalie McConnell, Treasurer BLOOMINGDALE Bloomingdale Historical Society 241 Driftwood Ln Bloomingdale, IL 60108 DuPage, Region: 5 Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way M-Th 9-9pm; Sep-May Su 1-5pm, FSa 9-5pm. To collect oral written memorabilia pertaining to Bloomingdale. Dolores P. Howe 630/529-0787

Berwyn Historical Society PO Box 479 Berwyn, IL 60402 Cook, Region: 5 1241 Oak Park Ave By appt. None. Collection, preservation, and education of the historical heritage and culture concerning the origin and development of the city of Berwyn and its people. Lori Thielen, President 708/484-0020 BETHALTO Armed Forces Museum 7624 Hilltop Ln Bethalto, IL 62010 Madison, Region: 3 #2 Cut St, Alton Summer: daily 1-5pm; Winter: weekends 1-4pm. $2. Extensive collection of historic military vehicles, artifacts, memoribilia, maps, and books (especially military manuals). Paul W. Shetley 618/462-5237 pwshetley@hotmail.com firearsn.empowering.com/armedforces museum.htm

Bishop Hill Arts Center PO Box 47 Bishop Hill, IL 61419-0047 Henry, Region: 4 Daily 9-5pm; hours limited between Christmas and Apr. Arts, special events programming and promotion; distribution of information about Bishop Hill. Martha Downey 309/927-3345 Bishop Hill Heritage Museum Bishop Hill Heritage Association PO Box 92 Bishop Hill, IL 61419 Henry, Region: 4 103 N Bishop Hill St M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. Local history of Swedish immigration, communal life, colony life, historic preservation, and genealogy. Mike Wendel 309/927-3899 309/927-3010 bhha@winco.net www.bishophill.com/museums.php

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Bloomingdale Park District Museum 108 S Bloomingdale Rd Bloomingdale, IL 60108 DuPage, Region: 5 W 4-8pm, Th-F 10-4pm, Sa 12-4pm. $1 Resident, $2 Non-resident. Rotating exhibits of fine arts, art workshops, and historical artifacts. Facility rental also available. Diane Duffy, Curator 630/539-3096 630/539-3096 bpdmuseum@earthlink.net www.bloomingdaleparks.org BLOOMINGTON David Davis Mansion State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1000 E Monroe Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean, Region: 2 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. 1872 house museum and home of Judge David Davis and his wife Sarah. Mid-Victorian social and cultural history, Judge Davis and Lincoln, domestic life, decorative arts and architecture, costumes and textiles, archaeology, and photographs. Marcia Young, Site Manager 309/828-1084 309/828-3493 davismansion@yahoo.com www.davismansion.org McLean County Arts Center 601 N East St Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean, Region: 2 Tu 10-7pm, W-F 10-5pm, Sa 124pm, closed holidays. Free. Visual arts center with rotating exhibits in three galleries. Classes for adults/youth. Special events. Douglas Johnson, Ex Director 309/829-0011 309/829-4928 info@mcac.org www.mcac.org

McLean County Museum of History Old Courthouse 200 N Main Bloomington, IL 61701-3912 McLean, Region: 2 Sep-May: M, W-Sa 10-5pm, Tu 10-9pm, Su 1-5pm. $2 Adults, Children under 12 free. Local history exhibits, library and archives, educational and school programs, traveling exhibits, historic courthouse building. Greg Koos, Director 309/827-0428 309/827-0100 mcmh@McHistory.org www.McHistory.org Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL 61702 McLean, Region: 2 Sep-May: M-F 12-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm, Tu 7-9pm. Exhibitions, painting, photography, drawing, sculpture. Ann Taulbee, Director 309/556-3077 Miller Park Zoo PO Box 3157 Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean, Region: 2 1020 S Morris Ave Meml Day-Labor Day: 10-6pm; SepMay: 10:30-4:30pm. Live animals, education programs. John Tobias, Superintendent 309/823-4250 Old House Society of McLean County PO Box 581 Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean, Region: 2 214 E Douglas M-F 9-6pm, Sa 9-3pm. Architectural Salvage Warehouse in vintage and reproduction architectural items to accurately restore old buildings and homes or to add classic features to new buildings. Mark Edwards, Ex Director 309/820-0548 309/820-0548 oldhousesociety@aol.com www.oldhousesociety.org

Prairie Aviation Museum PO Box 856 Bloomington, IL 61702-0856 McLean, Region: 2 2929 E Empire St Challenger Learning Center Apr-Nov: Tu 5-8pm, W-Sa 11-4pm, Su 12-4pm. Flight memorabilia and personal aviator collections; hands-on flight simulator, mini-theater plus outdoor and hangared displays of historically significant aircraft. Norm Wingler, President 309/663-7632 309/663-8411 pamdc3@gte.net www.prairieaviationmuseum.org BLUE ISLAND Blue Island Historical Society 13018 Maple St Blue Island, IL 60406 Cook, Region: 5 1st Th of month 7pm and by appt. Local history museum has large collection of local artifacts, records, photos, and memoribilia. Michale B. Kaliski, Chair 708/371-8546 www.blueisland.org/historical.html BOLINGBROOK Bolingbrook Historic Preservation Commission 375 W Briarcliff Rd Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Will, Region: 5 Carol Penning 630/226-8400 630/226-8409 Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook 130 S Clow International Parkway Bolingbrook, IL 60490 Will, Region: 5 N. Kent Demuth, Ex Director 630/771-1937 info@illinoisaeromuseum.com www.illinoisaeromuseum.com

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BOURBONNAIS Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society PO Box 311 Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Kankakee, Region: 2 Stratford Dr at IL Rte 102 1st and 3rd Su 1-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. French-Canadian heritage, pioneer history, Kankakee County, 1880s period home. Carl Moran, President 815/545-5070 Exploration Station, A Children’s Museum Bourbonnais Twp Park District 459 N Kennedy Dr Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Kankakee, Region: 2 1095 W Perry St Su 1-5pm, M-Th 10-5pm, F 10-8pm, Sa 10-5pm. $5 Non-residents, $2.50 Residents. Interactive exhibits such as twostory medieval castle; community room with post office, vet clinic, dental office, and grocery store; water and air exhibit; arts and crafts table; toddler town area; and rotating exhibits from the Chicago Field Museum. Diane Carson, General Manager 815/933-5665 815/928-6054 dianec@btpd.org www.btpd.org Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society PO Box 442 Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Kankakee, Region: 2 M-Th 9-9pm, F 9-6pm, Sa 9-5pm. Genealogy, library, Illinois history. Marcia Stang, President 815/933-5529 BRIGHTON Brighton Heritage Museum PO Box 506 Brighton, IL 62012 Macoupin, Region: 3 202 S Main Apr-Dec: Su 2-4pm. Local history, artifacts and photos. June Wilderman 618/372-3536

BRIMFIELD Brimfield Historical Society Brimfield Public Library 111 S Galena Brimfield, IL 61517 Peoria, Region: 3 Tu-F 3-6pm, W 9-12/3-7pm, Th 37pm. Archives in Brimfield Public Library. Alfred Arnold 309/446-3631 Jubilee College State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 11817 Jubilee College Rd Brimfield, IL 61517 Peoria, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. History of Jubilee College, a mid1800 Episcopal Church seminary. Jim Tumminelli, Site Manager 309/243-9489 jubcol@mtco.com BROOKFIELD Brookfield Zoo Chicago Zoological Society 3300 Golf Rd Brookfield, IL 60513 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 10-5pm, Summer: 9:30-6pm. $10 Adults, $6 Children 3-11/Seniors 65 & up. Jan-Feb: free days Tu, Th, Sa, Su; Oct-Dec: free days Tu, Th. Home to more than 2,000 animals representing nearly 400 species. Exhibits include “Regenstein Wolf Woods,” which offers viewing opportunities of Mexican gray wolves and “The Living Coast,” an underwater journey to see Humboldt penguins, small sharks, and other fish and mammals. The Hamill Family Play Zoo is geared toward families with children 10 and under, and offers captivating experiences that are unique to playing in naturerelated settings. Children can touch animals, build habitats, examine animal X-rays, plant gardens, dress up in animal costumes, and much more! Education programs for school children and teachers.

Sondra Katzen, Media Relations Manager 708/485-0263 x351 708/485-2649 sokatzen@brookfieldzoo.org www.brookfieldzoo.org BUFFALO GROVE Raupp Memorial Museum Buffalo Grove Park District 530 Bernard Dr Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 Cook, Region: 5 901 Dunham Lane M-W 2-5pm, 2nd W 7-8:30pm, Su 14pm. Buffalo Grove people and places, a general overview of life in the past: farming, household objects, family memorabilia. 847/459-2318 847/459-3148 BURR RIDGE Flagg Creek Historical Society 7425 S Wolf Rd Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Cook, Region: 5 Flagg Creek Museum: M 1012:30pm; Robert Vial House: Th 1012:30pm and by appt. Maps and displays featuring local history with changing display theme yearly. 1856 Vial House restored with period furniture, I & M Canal history, and occasional special exhibits. Alice Latham, Vice President 630/662-6220 wclatham@yahoo.com www.pleasantdaleparks.org/ vial_house.htm BUSHNELL Bushnell Historical Society Museum PO Box 53 Bushnell, IL 61422 McDonough, Region: 3 300 Miller St M-F 8-4pm. Free. Collect, display, and preserve artifacts and memorabilia pertaining to the history of Bushnell and its residents. Peggy Hood, President 309/772-2577

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BYRON Byron Forest Preserve District PO Box 1075 Byron, IL 61010 Ogle, Region: 4 7993 N. River Rd; Observatory: Tu and Sa 3 hours after dark; Heritage Farm Museum: 8059 N River Rd. AprOct: M-F 8-4:30pm, Sa 10-6pm, Su 26pm; Jarrett Prairie Center: M-W-F 84:30pm, Tu, Th 8-8pm, Sa 9-4pm, Su 1-4pm. Free. View stars and planets with experienced staff. 1800s historic farm house, chicken coop, windmill, barns, gardens, and fruit trees. Natural history museum, three habitat displays, dioramas, insect collection, and much more. Call for party information at the observatory. Richie Wolf, Superintendent 815/234-8535 815/234-8635 richie@byronforestpreserve.com www.byronforestpreserve.com Byron Museum of History Byron Museum District PO Box 186 Byron, IL 610100186 Ogle, Region: 4 106 N Union St Tu-F 8:30-3:30pm; Meml-Labor Day also open on Sa, Su 1-4pm. Donations welcome. The Museum features the Lucius Read House, a 1843 frontier brick home. Exhibits focused on local and area history. Tour programs available for adult and children’s groups. 815/234-5031 815/234-4447 byronmuseum@byronil.net www.byronmuseum.org CAHOKIA Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 107 Elm St Cahokia, IL 62206 St. Clair, Region: 1

Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. The 1740 building served as a private home, a seat of American government, and post office on the American frontier. Molly McKenzie, Site Manager 618/332-1782 618/332-1737 cahokiacourt@peaknet.net www.illinoishistory.gov Jarrot Mansion Project, Inc 107 Elm St Cahokia, IL 62206 St. Clair, Region: 1 Support group for the Jarrot Mansion State Historic Site, education programs and sales. Loretta Lopinot, Chair 618/277-2111 618/332-1737 Jarrot Mansion State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 107 Elm St Cahokia, IL 62206 St. Clair, Region: 1 124 E 1st St Open by appointment only. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. The 1810 brick house, built by Nicholas and Julia Jarrot, is almost completely intact. Molly McKenzie, Site Manager 618/332-1782 618/332-1737 CAIRO Cairo Historical Association / Magnolia Manor PO Box 286 Cairo, IL 62914 Alexander, Region: 1 2700 Washington Ave M-Sa 9-5pm, Su 1-5pm, closed Christmas and New Year. To preserve and maintain four story Italianate Victorian mansion. President Grant stayed at the house. Charles A. McGinnis 618/734-2866

Cairo Public Library 1609 Washington Cairo, IL 62914 Alexander, Region: 1 M-F 10-5pm, Sa 9-12pm. Historic building. Monica L. Smith 618/734-1840 618/734-9346 Custom House PO Box 724 Cairo, IL 62914 Alexander, Region: 1 14th and Washington Louise Ogg 618/734-3637 CALUMET Calumet Memorial Park District Museum PO Box 1158 Calumet, IL 60409 Cook, Region: 1 Angie Ryband CALUMET CITY Calumet City Historical Society Museum PO Box 1917 Calumet City, IL 60409 Cook, Region: 5 760 Wentworth Ave Every 2nd Sa 1-4pm, Th 1-4pm. General meetings every 2nd F 1pm. Free, except small donation on Log Cabin Heritage Day. Calumet City history, exhibits, old post office and kitchen, farm implements. 1836 Log Cabin in Veteran’s Park with annual Heritage Day celebration including pioneer demonstrations, historic foods and entertainment, tours and quilt raffle. Sue Warner, President 708/832-9390 708/891-8222 www.lakenetnwi.org/member/cchs Matteson Historical Museum 715 Memorial Dr Calumet City, IL 60409 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-11:30/12:30-4:30pm. Artifacts and documents of Matteson; some materials on Rich Township; archives and exhibits.

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Cynthia L. Ogorek, Director 708/862-8662 sealuna@juno.com CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Historical Society RR 2, Box 96 Cambridge, IL 61238 Henry, Region: 4 Mtgs: last W of month History of Cambridge, saving the courthouse. Deb Edmund CANTON Fulton County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 583 Canton, IL 61520 Fulton, Region: 3 205 W Chestnut St M-Th 9-8pm, F 9-6pm, Sa 9-1pm. Publications, local cemeteries, marriages, census, obituaries, family history collection. Sandy Tracy, President 309/647-8817 wtjstracy@hotmail.com Spoon River College Arboretum RR 1 Canton, IL 61520 Fulton, Region: 3 Daily dawn to dusk. Trees, bushes, native plants; weddings, concerts, community events at Woodland Theatre. 309/649-6206 prose@spoonrivercollege.edu CARBONDALE African American Museum of Southern Illinois PO Box 3905 Carbondale, IL 62902-3905 Jackson, Region: 1 African American history in southern Illinois. Corenne McDaniels 618/457-2217 corene4u@msn.com Friends of Fuller’s Dome Home 1524 E Gary Dr Carbondale, IL 62901 Jackson, Region: 1

Currently restoring the only geodesic dome lived in and designed by R. Buckminster Fuller. Bill Perk www.buckysdome.org Illinois Regional Archives Depository Southern Illinois University Special Collections Morris Library - 6632 Carbondale, IL 62901-6632 Jackson, Region: 1 M-F 9-4pm. Local government records from Alexander, Clinton, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Clair, Saline, Union, Washington, White, and Williamson Counties. IRAD Intern 618/453-3040 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html The Science Center 2321 S Illinois Ave Carbondale, IL 62903-5912 Jackson, Region: 1 M-Th 10-6pm, F, Sa 10-9pm, Su 12-5:30pm. $2.50 per person. 3 and under free. Children's hands-on science museum; discovery based, highly interactive exhibits, classes, afterschool and home school programs, summer camps, Scout Badge programs, and weekly programs. Pamela Madden, Ex Director 618/529-5431 618/529-5431 thesciencecenter@hotmail.com www.yoursciencecenter.com Southern Illinois Association of Museums The University Museum, SIUC Mailcode 4508 Carbondale, IL 62901-4508 Jackson, Region: 1 Museums serving Southern Illinois. 618/453-5388 618/453-7409 curator@siu.edu www.museum.siu.edu/siam

University Museum Southern Illinois University Carbondale SIUC-Mail Code 4508 1000 Faner Drive Carbondale, IL 62901 Jackson, Region: 1 Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm. Free. 60,000 object collection focusing on the arts, humanities, and sciences. Both in-house and outside exhibits. Regular programming for young people. Museum Studies Minor (undergraduate) and Master of Public Administration – Museum emphasis (graduate degree). Dr. Dona Bachman, Museum Director/Museum Studies Program 618/453-5388 618/453-7409 dbachman@siu.edu www.museum.siu.edu CARLINVILLE Macoupin County Historical Society PO Box 432 Carlinville, IL 62626 Macoupin, Region: 3 920 W Breckenridge St W 10-2pm. $3 Adults, $1 Children. Local history. Spring show 4th weekend in May, Fall show 3rd weekend in Sep. Lloyd Strohbeck 217/854-3498 Renner Art Center Gallery Blackburn College 700 N College Carlinville, IL 62626 Macoupin, Region: 3 8:30-4:30pm. James Clark 217/854-3231 x235 CARLYLE Clinton County Historical Society Museum 1091 Franklin Carlyle, IL 62231 Clinton, Region: 1 2nd, 3rd, 4th Th 10-3pm. Local history.

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CARMI White County Historical Society PO Box 121 Carmi, IL 62821-0121 White, Region: 1 Society: 203 N Church St L. Haas Store: 219 E Main St Matsel Cabin: 304 E Robinson St Ratcliff Inn: 218 E Main St Robinson-Stewart House: 110 S Main Tu-F 11:30-4:30pm and by appt. Four museums: 1828 stage coach inn - Ratcliff Inn; 1814 Clapboard sided log home with original 18351880s furnishings - Robinson Stewart House; L. Maas Museum with general exhibits; Matsel Log Cabin, 1853; genealogy library. Marjorie Fechtig, President 618/378-3973 WCHSgenealogylib@ surffirst.net CAROL STREAM Carol Stream Historical Society 244 Tomahawk Ct Carol Stream, IL 60188 DuPage, Region: 5 By appt. Free. Collection includes information and artifacts of Carol Stream and surrounding area. Programs and special events. Tours for Scouts. Barbara O'Rahilly, Treasurer 630/665-0686 barbo18@earthlink.net www.carolstreamhistorical.com Gretna Station & Caboose Museums 391 Illini Dr Carol Stream, IL 60188 DuPage, Region: 5 Carol Stream Park District Jun-Aug: M 2-4pm and by appt. Caboose, Carol Stream history. Mary Brosious 630/665-2311 Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association PO Box 87914 Carol Stream, IL 60188 DuPage, Region: 5 Kimberly Stull, President 630/637-8000 x5000 kstull@dupagechildrensmuseum.org www.kdrma.org

CARROLLTON Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 137 Carrollton, IL 62016 Greene, Region: 3 532 N Main St W, F 9-3pm and by appt. Free. Large genealogical library, family files, cemetery records, industry of the area. Museum displays historical artifacts and materials relating to prominent citizens. Shirley J. Caselton, Treasurer 217/942-3271 CARTERVILLE Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois c/o John A Logan College 700 Logan College Rd Carterville, IL 62918-2500 Williamson, Region: 1 Genealogy of southern 28 counties. 618/378-3176 John A. Logan College Museum 700 Logan College Rd Carterville, IL 62918 Williamson, Region: 1 M-F 8-9pm, Sa 9-5pm. Free. Collections are local fine art, midwestern fine crafts, national wildlife art and historical materials related to John A. Logan. Exhibits and programs promote appreciation of southern Illinois' visual arts, cultural heritage, natural history, and relationship to contemporary issues. Adrienne Barkley Giffin, Director of Cultural Affairs 618/985-3741 618/985-2248 museum@jalc.edu www.jalc.edu/museum CARTHAGE Carthage Public Library District 500 Wabash Ave Carthage, IL 62321 Hancock, Region: 3 Summer: M-Th 11-6pm, F 11-5pm, Sa 9-5pm; Fall to Spring: M-Th 11-8pm,

F 11-5pm, Sa 9-5pm. Free. General collection with local history. Susan Hunt, Director 217/357-3232 217/357-2392 cartlib@adams.net www.carthage.lib.il.us Hancock County Historical Society PO Box 68 Carthage, IL 62321 Hancock, Region: 3 Hancock County Courthouse M-F 9-3pm. County history, genealogy, newspapers. Kathy Burkett, President 217/842-5472 hancockhistory@yahoo.com Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum 308 Walnut Carthage, IL 62321 Hancock, Region: 3 M, W, F, Sa, Su 1-4pm. Historical displays of life in Hancock County, Native Americans, pioneers, agriculture, domestics, natural history in dioramas, fossils, minerals, geodes. President 217/357-3119 CATLIN Catlin Heritage Museum Catlin Historical Society PO Box 658 Catlin, IL 61817 Vermilion, Region: 2 210 N Paris M 9-11/1-3pm, W 9-4pm; Summer: M 9-11/1-3pm, W 9-4pm, Sa 9-11/1-3pm. 1820s home and log cabin. Local history materials and records. Sara Cast, Director 217/427-5428 CEDARVILLE Cedarville Historical Museum Cedarville Area Historical Society PO Box 336 Cedarville, IL 61013 Stephenson, Region: 4 450 W 2nd St May-Oct: Sa-Su 1-4pm and by appt. $2 Suggested Donation. Local history collection featuring

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items, documents, and photos dealing with Cedarville native Jane Addams. Six education programs conducted each season. February lunch, Memorial Day picnic, and Jane Addams festival in Sep. Jim Bade, President 815/563-4485 bonniebade@insightbb.com CENTRALIA Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum PO Box 1343 Centralia, IL 62801-1343 Marion, Region: 1 240 S Locust St W, F, Sa 10-4pm. Free. History of Centralia area featuring railroads, industry, politics, and community. Becky Ault, Director 618/545-0657 cahs@netwitz.net www.centraliamuseum.org Society for the Historic Preservation of 22nd N Carolina Troops 221 W Broadway Centralia, IL 62801 Marion, Region: 1 Living history, the Civil War. Don E. Brown 618/533-4184 618/533-4806 CHAMPAIGN Champaign County Historical Museum 102 E University Ave Champaign, IL 61820-4111 Champaign, Region: 2 Champaign County history. Barbara Peckham 217/ 356-1010 217/ 356-1478 director@champaignmuseum.org www.champaignmuseum.org Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology 904 Mayfair Rd Champaign, IL 618214437 Champaign, Region: 3 Publishes the quarterly "Illinois

Antiquity," avocational archaeologists, teachers, professional archaeologists, students and others who support the goals of archaeological site preservation and the scientific investigation of archaeological material. Participates in organizing Illinois Archaeology Awareness Month each September. Alice Berkson, Editor 217/356-4829 217/398-1952 berksonalice@insightbb.com www.museum.state.il.us/iaaa Illinois Heritage Association 602 1/2 East Green St Champaign, IL 61820 Champaign, Region: 3 Newsletter, circulating library, technical assistance, workshops, consultations. Patricia Miller, Ex Director 217/359-5600 plmxiha@prairienet.org illinoisheritage.prairienet.org Krannert Art Museum & Kinkhead Pavilion University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign 500 E Peabody Champaign, IL 61820 Champaign, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 9-5pm, Th 9-9pm, Su 2-5pm. Call for summer hours. $3 Suggested Donation. Offers Central Illinois residents a rich and comprehensive collection of fine art spanning 6,000 years of world culture. The museum's collection of over 8,000 works of art represents the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Also offers temporary exhibits and a full schedule of docent-guided tours, lectures, performances, outreach programs, and activities for families. The Giertz Education Center serves educators with an extensive free-loan collection of arts resources. Diane Schumacher, Director of Marketing 217/333-9866 217/333-0883 schumach@uiuc.edu www.kam.uiuc.edu

Orpheum Children’s Science Museum 346 N Neil Champaign, IL 61820 Champaign, Region: 2 Tu 9-6pm, W-Su 1-6pm. $3 Adults, $2 Children over 2. Interactive, engaging science exhibits. Programs, summer camp, and school field trips. Nancy Quisenberry, Ex Director 217/352-5895 217/352-5895 orpheum@insightbb.com www.orpheum.science.museum Parkland College Art Gallery 2400 W Bradley Ave Champaign, IL 61821 Champaign, Region: 2 M-F 10-3pm, M-Th 6-8pm, Sa 122pm. Eight exhibits a year on fine art, graphic and web design. Work by artists of regional and national status. Denise Seif, Director 217/351-2485 dseif@parkland.edu www.parkland.edu/gallery Preservation & Conservation Association of Champaign County PO Box 2575 Champaign, IL 61825-2575 Champaign, Region: 2 44 E Washington St W 4-7pm, Sa 9-12pm. Historic preservation, salvage of historic architectural elements, resource library, and tours. Karen Lang Kummer, Ex Director 217/328-7222 pacaexdir@insightbb.com www.pacacc.org Sousa Archives for Band Research 1103 S 6th St Champaign, IL 61820 Champaign, Region: 2 236 Harding Band Building M-F 8:30-12/1-5pm. John Philip Sousa, Herbert L. Clarke, the American School Band Movement, band history. Barbara Cressman 217/244-9309 217/244-8810 www.library.uiuc.edu/sousa

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Staerkel Planetarium Parkland College 2400 W Bradley Ave Champaign, IL 61821 Champaign, Region: 2 M-F 8-5pm for school groups; F-Sa special programs. Call for details. Educational sky programs featuring 7,600 stars on a 50 foot hemisphere. David C. Leake, Coordinator 217/351-2567 217/351-2581 dleake@parkland.edu www.parkland.edu/coned/pla Virginia Theatre Champaign Park District 203 W Park Avenue Champaign, IL 61820 Champaign, Region: 2 M-F 9:30-5:30pm. Member donation of $35. The Theatre is dedicated to creating and sustaining an environment conducive to education in the performing arts; fostering creativity in the production and presentation of music, theatre, dance, and film; and establishing the theatre as a civic use meeting space for performing arts and entertainment. Jameel Jones, Cultural Arts Manager 217/356-9053 217/356-5729 jameel.jones@cparkdistrict.com www.thevirginia.org CHARLESTON Coles County Genealogical Society PO Box 592 Charleston, IL 61920 Coles, Region: 2 Charleston Public Library, 712 6th St M-Th 10-8pm, F-Sa 10-6pm. County genealogical data, surrounding counties and state data. Shirley I. Nees 217/345-4601 Five Mile House Foundation PO Box 114 Charleston, IL 61920 Coles, Region: 2 IL 130 at Hutton-Westerfield Rd Call for information. Mid-1800s historic structure. Daniel Thornburgh, President

217/345-2846 adthorn@consolidated.net www.fivemilehouse.org Illinois Regional Archives Depository Eastern Illinois University Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave Charleston, IL 61920 Coles, Region: 2 Local government records from Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, Moultrie, Richland, Shelby, Wabash, and Wayne Counties. IRAD Intern 217/581-6093 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum City of Charleston 501 Jackson Ave Charleston, IL 61920 Coles, Region: 2 126 E St at Madison M-Su 9-4pm including holidays. Donations welcome. Only museum in Illinois retracing one of the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. The museum features exhibits that tell the story of the debate in Charleston through film-audio selections, artifacts, and photographs. The museum also includes a children's hands-on area, sculpture courtyard, and gift shop. Director 217/348-0430 217/345-8514 chstour.cacc@advant.com www.charlestontourism.org Tarble Arts Center Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Ave Charleston, IL 61920-3099 Coles, Region: 2 9th St at Cleveland Ave Tu-F 10-5pm, Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm, closed M and holidays. Summer: Tu-Th 10-4pm, F 10-12pm, Su 14pm. Donations welcome. Year-round schedule of changing art exhibitions, educational programs, and related activities serving eastcentral Illinois, EIU, and visistors.

Collections include 20th century Illinois folk arts, American Scene/regionalist works on paper, contemporary Midwest works on paper, and paintings by Paul T. Sargent and Robert M. Root. Michael Watts, Director 217/581-2787 217/5817138 mwatts@eiu.edu www.eiu.edu/~tarble CHATHAM Chatham Railroad Museum 100 N State St Chatham, IL 62629 Sangamon, Region: 3 2nd and 4th Su 2-4pm, except on holidays. Donations welcome. Collection housed in 1902 era depot includes nearly 9,000 items reflecting the history of area and national railroads. Artifacts from the mid1800s show transportation of passenger and freight railroads. Station agent’s office. William Shannon, President 217/483-7792 rrloco@fgi.net www.chathamil.net/history/ chathamrailroadstation CHATSWORTH Chatsworth Historical Society PO Box 755 Chatsworth, IL 60921 Livingston, Region: 2 424 E Locust St Richard Pearson 815/635-3191 CHENOA Matthew T. Scott House 227 N 1st St Chenoa, IL 61726 McLean, Region: 2 Th, Su 2-4pm and by appt. Local history, museum, historic preservation; historic house. Elaine Augspurgen, Caretaker 815/945-4555

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CHESTER Charter Oak School 104 Hillcrest Dr Chester, IL 62233 Randolph, Region: 1 By appt. Eight-sided one-room schooolhouse, restored. Emily Lyons 618/826-2667 618/826-2667 Governor Bond Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 4372 Park Rd Ellis Grove, IL 62241 Randolph, Region: 1 Evergreen Cemetery, Chester Hours are seasonal. Please call. Monument and gravesite of Illinois’ first governor. 618/859-3741 618/859-3741 Randolph County Archives & Museum 1 Taylor St Chester, IL 62233 Creole House: 104 Hillcrest Dr Randolph, Region: 1 M-F 8:30-3:30pm and by appt. Displays artifacts, photos, and documents of Randolph County history. Provides interpretive guided tours. Emily Lyons, Curator 618/826-2667 618/826-3750 Randolph County Genealogical Society 600 State St, Rm 306 Chester, IL 62233 Randolph, Region: 1 M-Tu 9-2pm. Free. Genealogy records including birth, death, marriage, and cemetery and family histories. Virginia Mansker 618/826-3807

CHICAGO A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum PO Box 6276 Chicago, IL 60680 Cook, Region: 5 10406 S Maryland Ave Apr-Dec 1: Th-Sa 12-4pm. $5 General. African American labor history museum with a focus on the African American railroad attendant. Lyn Hughes 773/928-3935 773/928-8372 blhmuseum-aprpp06@yahoo.com www.aphiliprandolphmuseum.org Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum 1300 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9:30-4:30pm, Sa-Su 9-4:30pm. $7 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Children. The first planetarium in the western hemisphere, the Adler features 11 exhibit halls and two full-size planetarium theatres including the world’s first all-digital Star Rider Theatre and a rare collection of astronomical instruments and books. Molly O’ Connell, Director of Museum Communications 312/322-0524 312/322-9117 moconnell@adlerplanetarium.org www.adlerplanetarium.org American Indian Center of Chicago 1630 W Wilson Ave Chicago, IL 60640 Cook, Region: 5 Organized in 1953 by the Chicago Indian community, the Center has hosted powwows, potlucks, bingo, birthdays, special celebrations, wakes and commemorative dinners, and countless special events. Joe Podlasek, Ex Director 312/275-5871 773/275-5874 www.aic-chicago.org American Police Center & Museum 1717 S State St Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9:30-4:30pm.

Florence Panson 312/431-0005 312/939-1122 apcmuseu@1x.netcom.com www.apcmuseum.com Ancient Egyptian Museum 3849 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60653 Cook, Region: 5 Sa-Su 12-5pm. Artifacts, paintings depicting ancient Egyptians. Walter Williams 773/268-3700 ARC Gallery & Educational Fdn 1040 W Huron St, 2nd Fl Chicago, IL 60622 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 11-5pm. Emerging, estabished and valuable artists, all media included. Pam Staker-Matson, President 312/733-2787 312/733-2787 Art Institute of Chicago 111 S Michigan Chicago, IL 60603-6110 Cook, Region: 5 Corner of Michigan and Adams M, W-F 10:30-4:30pm, Tu 10:30-8pm (free), Sa, Su 10-5pm, closed Christmas, Thanksgiving. French Impressionst and postImpressionists; Chinese, Japanese and Korean art; prints and drawings; three centuries of American art in all media. Phyllis L. Robb 312/443-3600 visitorcomments@artic.edu www.artic.edu Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture 6500 S Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL 60629 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 10-4pm. Repository for the preservation of Lithuanian culture. Collections include art, photos, amber, and rare books. Research library, Lithuanian artifacts, exhibits, and genealogy. Children’s hands-on exhibits on immigrant history. Stanley Balzekas, President 773/582-6500

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773/582-5133 president@lithuanianmuseum.org www.lithuanianmuseum.org Bronzeville Historical Society 11431 S Forrestville Ave, Ste 1 Chicago, IL 60628-5901 Cook, Region: 5 Sa 2-4pm and by appt. To preserve, protect, collect, and perpetuate the record of African Americans who live or lived in Chicago. To recognize the contributions of African Americans who participated in the establishement of Chicago and the surrounding area. To stimluate interest in the history of Chicago and black history research. Sherry Williams, Director 773/291-9114 773/291-9115 chgoblackhistory@sbcglobal.net www.bronzevillehistorical society.com Cambodian American Heritage Museum 2831 W Lawrence Ave Chicago, IL 60625 Cook, Region: 5 Kompha Seth, Ex Director 773/878-7090 museum@cambodian-association.org Canal Corridor Association 220 S State, Ste 1880 Chicago, IL 60604 Cook, Region: 5 Promote revitalization, historic preservation, open space conservation in the I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Emily Harris 312/427-3688 Carlson Tower Gallery North Park University 3225 West Foster Ave Chicago, IL 60625-4895 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-4:30pm and by appt. All media and photography. Tim Lowly, Director 773/244-5611 tlowly@northpark.edu

Chicago Architecture Foundation 224 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60604-2507 Cook, Region: 5 Offices: M-F 9-5pm; Shop: M-Su 96pm; Museum: 10-5pm. CitySpace is free, tours start at $10. Chicago history, historic house museums, architecture, social history, decorative arts. Advance public interest and education in architecture and related design. Lynn Osmond, CEO 312/922-3432 x263 312/922-2607 losmond@architecture.org www.architecture.org Chicago Athenaeum 601 S Prospect St Galena, IL 61036 Cook, Region: 5 225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601 Museum temporarily closed. Call for information. Architecture, industrial design, art, urban planning, landscape architecture. 815/777-4444 815/777-2471 www.chi-athenaeum.org Chicago Blues Museum 3636 Iron St Chicago, IL 60609 Cook, Region: 5 Gregg Parker, President 773/828-8118 Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts 218 S Wabash, 7th Fl Chicago, IL 60604 Cook, Region: 5 Columbia College M-F 10-5pm. Classes, exhibits. Marilyn Sward 312/431-8612 312/986-8237 Chicago Children’s Museum 700 E Grand Ave, Ste 127 Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Navy Pier Chicago Su-W, F 10-5pm, Th, Sa 10-8pm, 1st M of month 10-8pm. $8 General, $7 Seniors, Member free. Interactive exhibits for children.

Gary Ginnette 312/527-1000 www.chichildrensmuseum.org Chicago Cultural Center 78 E Washington St Chicago, IL 60602 Cook, Region: 5 M-W 10-7pm, Th 10-8pm, F 10-6pm, Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm, closed holidays. Visual and performing arts, programs, exhibitions, classes. Ann Pinkney 312/744-6569 312/744-2089 culture@ci.chi.il.us www.ci.chi.il.us/WorksMart/ CulturalAffairs Chicago Fire Department Museum 558 W Dekoven St Chicago, IL 60607 Cook, Region: 5 Museum under development. Chicago Fire Department memorabilia and history. Chief Frank Moriarity 312/747-3862 Chicago Genealogical Society PO Box 1160 Chicago, IL 60690-1160 Cook, Region: 5 By appt; call for information. Genealogy, library, archives of Chicago and Cook County. David T. Buzzek 773/856-5314 773/856-5314 dbuzzek@netscape.net www.chgogs.org

Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60614-6038 Cook, Region: 5 M-W, F-Sa 9:30-4:30pm, Th 9:308pm, Su 12-5pm; Research Center: Tu-Th 1-4pm, F-Sa 10-4pm. $14 Adults non-resident, $12 Adults resident, $8 Children(6-12) nonresident, $6 Children resident. CHM has a collection of more than 22 million artifacts and documents that reflect American history to 1870

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and Chicago history from the 17th century to the present. It is both a museum and research center and offers adult, family, student, and teacher educational programs. Russell Lewis, Ex Vice President and Chief Historian 312/799-2010 312/799-2310 lewis@chicagohistory.org www.chicagohistory.org Chicago Jewish Historical Society 618 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60605 Cook, Region: 5 Education program, tours, archives, oral history, quarterly publications, research, forums, essay contest. Walter Roth 312/580-2020 Chicago Lawn Historical Society 4043 W 63rd St Chicago, IL 60629 Cook, Region: 5 Chicago Lawn Library, 6120 S Kedzie Collecting history and memorabilia of Chicago Lawn, annual meeting for community to display materials old and new. Jack Klaus 312/582-8778 Chicago Maritime Festival PO Box 56394 Chicago, IL 60656-0394 Cook, Region: 5 Chris Kastle 773/774-7216 kastle@chicagomaritimefestival.org www.chicagomaritimefestival.org Chicago Maritime Society 310 S. Racine Chicago, IL 60607 Cook, Region: 5 Thatcher Wallie, Jr. 312/925-0513 TriggWall@aol.com www.chicagomaritimesociety.org Chicago Public Library Special Collections & Preservation Division 400 S State St, 3rd Fl N Chicago, IL 60605-1203 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 12-6pm, F-Sa 12-4pm, by appt.

Curriculum related materials in support of education reform especially in the areas of Chicago history, African American history, science fair, and literary criticism; Hoellen Chicago History Collection; Northside Neighborhood History Collection. Visual and Performing Arts, Special Collections. Elizabeth Holland, Museum Specialist 312/747-4875 312/747-4890 eholland@chipublib.org www.chipublib.org Chicago Symphony Orchestra 220 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60604-2559 Cook, Region: 5 Rosenthal Archives. Frank Villella 312/294-3055 312/294-3056 archives@cso.org www.cso.org Chinese-American Museum of Chicago 238 W 23rd St Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 Grace Chun 312/949-1000 office@ccamuseum.org www.ccamuseum.org Clarke House Museum City of Chicago 1827 S Indiana Ave Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 W-Su 12-3pm. Tours depart from Glessner House Coach House. Chicago's oldest residence, the 1836 Clarke House tells the "boom and bust" tale of a pioneer family settling the urban frontier. Corina M. Carusi, Director/Curator 312/326-1480 glessnerhouse@earthlink.net www.glessnerhouse.org Commission on Chicago Landmarks 320 N Clark St, Rm 516 Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8:30-4:30pm. Designation of landmarks, building permit review, preservation planning,

research, technical assistance, survey. Brian Goeken 312/744-3200 Crown Center Gallery Loyola University Fine Arts Dept 1001 W Loyola Ave, 2nd Fl Chicago, IL 60626 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 10-3pm. Free. Seven exhibitions per school calendar year, student shows, regional exhibition by professional artists, all media and printmaking biennial, national competition. Teresa Parker, Coordinator 773/508-3811 773/508-2282 DePaul University Art Museum DePaul University 2350 N Kenmore Ave Chicago, IL 60614 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 11-5pm, F 11-7pm, Sa-Su 125pm. Free. Collections include European and American paintings, drawings and sculpture, North and South American photography, and African sculpture. Louise Lincoln, Director 773/325-7506 773/325-4506 llincoln@depaul.edu museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite Douglas Tomb State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 636 E 35th St Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 Hours are seasonal. Please call. The tomb, designed by Illinois sculptor Leonard W. Volk, is the burial place of distinguished statesman, Stephen A. Douglas. Mike Carson, Site Manager 312/225-2620 DuSable Museum of AfricanAmerican History 740 E 56th Pl Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 M-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm (except in

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winter). Dissemination of history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent through exhibits, programs, archives and activities. 773/947-0600 773/947-0677 info@dusablemuseum.org www.dusablemuseum.org East Side Historical Society 3658 E 106th St Chicago, IL 60617 Cook, Region: 5 9800 Ave and Calumet Park Fieldhouse Th 1-4pm. Community history - East Side, Hegewisch, South Chicago, South Deering. Frank W. Stanley 312/721-7948 Edgebrook Historical Society 6173 N McClellan Chicago, IL 60646 Cook, Region: 5 Local history of Edgebrook, Sauganash, Forest Glen neighborhoods of Chicago. Janet Stessel 312/631-2854 Edgewater Historical Society 5358 N Ashland Ave Chicago, IL 60640 Cook, Region: 5 Sa 1-4pm and some Su. Donations welcome. Collections include area photos and items related to the Edgewater Beach Hotel and two area historic districts. New exhibits each year. Programs feature Chicago authors and other guest speakers. Tour of home interior is 3rd Su in Sep. Elizabeth L. Mayian, President 773/275-5349 bmayian@sbcglobal.net www.edgewaterhistory.org The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605-2496 Cook, Region: 5 Lake Shore Drive, South of Roosevelt Daily 9-5pm. The Field Museum was founded to

house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. The museum's collection has grown to over 20 million specimens and a library of over 250,000 volumes. Fay Hartog-Levin, VP 312/922-9410 312/665-7912 www.fieldmuseum.org Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago 5472 S Dorchester Ave Chicago, IL 60615-5309 Cook, Region: 5 By appt. Donations welcome. History of Filipino-Americans in greater Chicago. Exhibits “Just Yesterday” and “ Kindred SpiritWaves Apart;” promote public interest in Filipino-American history; educate community to appreciate and understand Philippine heritage. Estrella Ravelo Alamar, President 773/947-8696 773/955-3635 ealamar@aol.com www.fahsc.org Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy 53 W Jackson, Ste 1334 Chicago, IL 60604-3548 Cook, Region: 5 Ron Scherubel, Ex Director 312/663-5500 312/663-5505 preservation@savewright.org www.savewright.org Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House 951 Chicago Ave Oak Park, IL 60302 Cook, Region: 5 5757 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago Tours: M-F 11am, 1, and 3pm; Sa-Su 11-3:30pm; Bookshop: daily 10-5pm. The quintessential Prairie style sturcture, the 1909 Robie House features sweeping horizontal planes, dramatic cantilevers and long ribbons of art glass windows. Joan Mercuri, CEO 708/848-1976 708/848-1248 flwpr@wrightplus.org www.wrightplus.org

A French American Museum in Chicago PO Box 269052 Chicago, IL 60626 Cook, Region: 5 No site yet. History of Francophone Europeans who immigrated to Chicago. James T. Struck Frenchamericanmuseum123@yahoo .com http://geocities.com/frenchamerican museum Gallery 400 at UIC 400 S Peoria St Chicago, IL 60607-7034 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 10-5pm, Sa 12-5pm. A nationally recognized contemporary arts presenter of acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and publications. Lorelei Stewart, Director 312/996-6114 312/355-3444 gallery400.aa.uic.edu Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N Central Park Blvd Chicago, IL 60624 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 9-5pm. Tropical and semi-tropical plants, desert collection, outdoor sensory garden, interactive Children's Garden, 5 world-class flower shows each year. Lisa Roberts, Director of Conservation 312/746-5100 773/638-1777 Glessner House Museum 1800 S Prairie Ave Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 SW Corner of Prairie Ave and 18th W-Su: tours at 1, 2, 3pm. The Museum engages diverse audiences in exploring urban life and design through the preservation and interpretation of the architecture of H H Richardson and the historic home of John and Frances Glessner. Corina M. Carusi, Director/Curator 312/326-1480 312/326-1397 glessnerhouse@earthlink.net www.glessnerhouse.org

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Governor Horner Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Cook, Region: 5 Horner Park, Montrose and California Sts, Chicago Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center 801 W Adams St, 4th Fl Chicago, IL 60607-3034 Cook, Region: 5 T-F 10-4pm, Sa 11-4pm, Su 12-5pm. Members free, $5 Nonmembers. To preserve and showcase the Greek-American immigrant experience, heritage, and art work. Elaine Drikakas, Ex Director 312/655-1234 312/655-1221 curator@hellenicmuseum.org www.hellenicmuseum.org Hispanic/Puerto Rican Cultural Museum 2438 Rayburn Bldg Chicago, IL 60647 Cook, Region: 1 2132 W Concord Place Hispanic/Puerto Rican culture. Jennice Fuentes Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center 614 E 113th St Chicago, IL 60628 Cook, Region: 5 Center: 11141 S Cottage Grove Ave Tu-Su 11-3pm. Guided walking tours of Pullman Historic District-1st Su of May-Oct at 1:30pm. 773/785-8901 773/785-8182 tours@pullmanil.org www.pullmanil.org Hyde Park Art Center 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd Chicago, IL 60615 Cook, Region: 5

M-F 9-5pm, Sa 12-5pm. Emerging and undershown Chicagoarea artists; art educational classes. Marie Shurkus, Ex Director 773/324-5520 773/324-6641 info@hydeparkart.org www.hydeparkart.org Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 Sa-Su 2-4pm. Hyde Park, Kenwood, and Woodlawn. Alice Schlessinger 773/493-1994 773/493-5333 nschless@uiuc.edu www.hydepark history.org Illinois Arts Alliance 203 N Wabash, Ste 2020 Chicago, IL 60601 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8-5pm. 312/855-3105 Illinois Arts Council 100 W Randolph, Ste 10-500 Chicago, IL 60601 Cook, Region: 5 James R Thompson Ctr M-F 8:30-5pm. Funding and technical assistance for Illinois individual artists and non-profit arts organizations. Lori Spear Montana, Ex Director 312/814-6750 312/814-1471 Illinois Humanities Council 203 N Wabash, Ste 2020 Chicago, IL 60601-2417 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-5pm. The IHC supports organizations active in lifelong learning, fosters collaboration among cultural and educational organizations, and produces and funds public humanities events Program Director 312/422-5580 312/422-5588 ihc@prairie.org www.prairie.org

Illinois Labor History Society 28 E Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL 60604 Cook, Region: 5 M, Tu, Th, F 9:30-2:30pm. Promoting public interest in labor history of Illinois region. Leslie Orear, President 312/663-4107 Illinois Regional Archives Depository Northeastern Illinois University Ronald Williams Library 5500 N St Louis Ave Chicago, IL 60625-4699 Cook, Region: 5 Local government records from Cook County and the City of Chicago. 773/442-4506 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery 100 W Randolph, Ste 2-100 Chicago, IL 60601-3219 Cook, Region: 5 James R Thompson Ctr M-F 9-5pm, closed on holidays. Call for exhibit changes. Free. Changing art exhibitions by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans. Gift shop. Jane Stevens, Administrator 312/814-5322 312/814-3471 jstevens@museum.state.il.us www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/chi cago Instituto Cervantes de Chicago 875 N. Michigan Ave, Ste 2940 Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 9-7pm, F 9-2pm, Sa 9-1pm. Promotion of Spanish language and culture through lectures, classes, and special events. 312/335-1996 312/587-1992 chicago@cervantes1.org www.cervantes1.org International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 N Lakeshore Dr Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 May-Sep: Tu-Su 10-4pm; Oct-Apr:

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Tu-Sa 10-4pm. $6 Adults, $3 Seniors/Students. Tu free. Education on the history and progress of surgery and related medical sciences. Four floors filled with artifacts, paintings, illustrations, and sculptures that interpret to primitive and modern healing practices. Marnie Dawson, Director of Programs 312/642-6502 x3130 info@imss.org www.imss.org International Polka Association 4608 S Archer Ave Chicago, IL 60632 Cook, Region: 5 Polka Music Hall of Fame Museum Tu 8-10pm and by appt. Material pertaining to polka music, old sheet music, old instruments. Leon Kozicki 800/867-6552 Irish American Heritage Center 4626 N Knox Ave Chicago, IL 60630 Cook, Region: 5 Office: M-F 9-5pm, Sa 9-2pm; Museum and art gallery: W-Sa by appt. Irish culture; Irish community life; social activities. Frank Kilker 312/282-7035 312/282-0380 Irving Park Historical Society 4200 W Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL 60641 Cook, Region: 5 Local history, photographs, newspapers, vintage clothing, architectural preservation. 773/777-2750 Jane Addams Hull House University of Illinois at Chicago 800 S Halsted St Chicago, IL 60607-7017 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. Free. The museum and historic house serve as a dynamic memorial to Jane Addams, the work of her associates, and the neighborhood they served. Local history, women's history, guided tours, media presentations, and an annual conference.

Dan Portincaso, Head Docent 312/413-5353 312/413-2092 jahh@uic.edu www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull Kennedy Park Library 11320 S Western Ave Chicago, IL 60655 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-5pm. 5,000 volumes including novels, children’s books, family library, history files, and photos. Robert Workman, Librarian 773/238-5951 dracul04@yahoo.com Latvian Folk Art Museum 6127 Plymouth St Downers Grove, IL 60515 Cook, Region: 5 4146 N Elston Ave, Chicago Textiles, ceremonial costumes, ceramics, ancient musical instruments. Marite Plume, Secretary 847/475-8152 mplume@argonnecu.org Lincoln Park Conservatory 2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 9-5pm. Tropical and semi-tropical plants, orchid collection, outdoor gardens, and 5 world-class flower shows yearly. Lisa Roberts, Director of Conservation 312/742-7736 Lincoln Park Zoo 2200 N Cannon Dr Chicago, IL 60614 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 9-6pm. Over 2,000 mammals, birds, and reptiles; farm in zoo. David Hales, Director 312/742-2000 guestservices@lpzoo.org www.lpzoo.com Lithuanian Museum 2601 W Marquette Rd Chicago, IL 60629 Cook, Region: 5 By appt. Historical and cultural artifacts of

Lithuania, such as amber collection, paintings, wood carvings, clothing. Sister Margaret Petcavage, SSC 312/776-1324 312/776-8755 Loyola University Museum of Art 820 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Tu 10-8pm, W-Su 10-5pm. Suggested Donation $6 Adults, $5 Seniors. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts (ivory, enamel, gold, silver objects). Pamela Ambrose, Director of Cultural Affairs 312/915-7600 luma@luc.edu www.luc.edu/luma McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum 435 N Michigan Ave, Ste 754 Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 445 N Michigan Ave W-M 10-6pm. $5 Age 6 and up. Explore the history and meaning of the concept of freedom, specifically the freedoms guaranteed by the first amendment to the US Constitution. Various forms of media, film, computer interactives, and artifacts are presented in a visually engaging and exciting format. Megan Lawson 312/222-4860 312/222-3209 info@freedommuseum.us www.freedommuseum.us Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum 1852 W 19th St Chicago, IL 60608-2706 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-Su 10-5pm. Donations welcome. Mexican visual arts, performing arts, collections, and art education; youth museum and radio station. Randy Adamsick, Development Director 312/738-1503 312/738-9740 radamsick@mfacmchicago.org www.mfacmchicago.org

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Mt. Greenwood Historical Society 11010 S Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60655 Cook, Region: 5 Mt Greenwood Public Library Local history. Bonnie Azeling, President 312/239-2805 Museum of Broadcast Communications 400 N State St, #240 Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 360 N State St (late 2006/early2007) M-Sa 9:30-4:30pm, W 9:30-9:30pm, Su 12-4:30pm. $10. History of American radio and television through nine exhibit genres including comedy, drama, music, children, talk, sports, news, games, and commercials. Visitors can view vintage shows in the archives or tape a newscast in the television studio, visit the gift shop, and cafe. Madeline Mancini 312/245-8200 312/245-8207 mmancini@museum.tv www.museum.tv Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Tu 10-8pm, W-Su 10-5pm. $10 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students, under 12 free and Tu free. Post WW II painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, videos, performance programming, lecture series, education outreach, children’s art programs, and teacher workshops. Robert Fitzpatrick, Director 312/280-2660 312/397-4095 www.mcachicago.org Museum of Contemporary Photography Columbia College Chicago 600 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60625 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 10-5pm, Th 10-8pm, Sa 12-5pm. Free. Innovative forum for the creation,

collection, and examination of photographically related images, objects, and ideas. Promotes greater understanding of and appreciation for the cultural, social, and political implications of the images in our world today. Natasha Egan, Assistant Director 312/663-5554 312/344-8067 mocp@colum.edu www.mocp.org Museum of Holography 1134 W Washington Chicago, IL 60607 Cook, Region: 5 W-Su 12:30-5pm. Display of holograms, lectures on holography; sale of holograms. Loren Billings 312/829-2292 312/829-9636 www.museumofholography.com Museum of Science & Industry 57th St and Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 Sep-May: M-F 9:30-4pm, Sa, Su and holidays 9:30-5:30pm; Jun-Aug: daily 9:30-5:30pm. 773/947-3740 773/684-2907 www.mischicago.org Museums in the Park 104 S Michigan Ave, Ste 521 Chicago, IL 60603 Cook, Region: 5 Office: M-F 9-5pm. Assists nine member museums to enhance and increase their collective contributions to the citizens of Illinois. Rebecca Page, Ex Assistant 312/857-7136 312/443-9030 rpage@artic.edu National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum 1801 S Indiana Ave Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 11-6pm, Sa 10-5pm. $10 General, $7 Students, Members free. The museum collects, preserves and

exhibits art inspired by combat and created by veterans. It houses over 1,500 works of art, including paintings, photography, sculpture, poetry and music. Jerry Kykisz 312/326-0270 312/326-9767 info@nvvam.org www.nvvam.org Nature of Illinois Foundation 208 S LaSalle St, Ste 1666 Chicago, IL 60604 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 9-5pm. Illinois scientific surveys, natural history, water and geological research, Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center. John Schmitt, Ex Director 312/201-0650 Newberry Library 60 W Walton St Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 Reading Rm: Tu-Th 10-6pm, F-Sa 95pm; Galleries: M, F, Sa 8:15-5:30pm, T, W, Th 8:15-7:30pm. Collection of rare books, manuscripts, and maps span the history and culture of western Europe and the Americas from Middle Ages through WW I. Exhibits, classes, and lectures. Karen Skubish, Assoc Dir of Events 312/255-3543 skubishk@newberry.org www.newberry.org NIU Art Gallery in Chicago Northern Illinois University 215 W Superior, 3rd Fl Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 11-5pm. Contemporary art in a variety of media by a wide range of artists. Julie Charmelo 312/642-6010 312/642-9635 www.vpa.niu.edu/museum Norwood Park Historical Society 5624 N Newark Ave Chicago, IL 60631-3137 Cook, Region: 5 Sa 12-4pm and by appt. Local history (Norwood Park and

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Chicago's far northwest side), exhibits, local history research collection. Susan J. Kroll, President 773/631-4633 Oriental Institute Museum University of Chicago 1155 E 58th St Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 Tu, Th-Sa 10-6pm, W 10-8:30pm, Su 12-6pm. $5 Suggested Donation. The history, art, archaeology and culture of the ancient Near/Middle East, including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, and Turkey. Tours, lectures, and programs. Raymond Tindez 773/702-9520 773/702-9853 oi-museum@uchicago.edu www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/ OI_Museum.html Peace Museum PO Box 803887 Chicago, IL 60680-3887 Cook, Region: 5 100 N Central Park Ave Th, F 1-6pm, Sa, Su 12-4pm. Exploration of creative, nonviolent solutions to social issues through education, community involvement, and exhibitions chronicaling local, national, and international efforts to attain peace. 773/638-6450 www.peacemuseum.org Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Chicago Academy of Science 2430 N Cannon Dr Chicago, IL 60614 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-4:30pm, Sa-Su 10-5pm. The Nature Museum helps urban dwellers to connect to the natural world through scientific learning and environmental programs. 250,000 objects and specimens, butterflies, wetlands, ecosystems. Joseph Shader, CEO 773/755-5150 773/755-5144 jshader@nature.museum.org www.naturemuseum.org

Polish Genealogical Society of America 984 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622 Cook, Region: 5 Polish genealogy, history, folklore, and arts, family history. Rosalie Lindberg, President 773/384-3352 773/278-4595 pgsamerica@aol.com www.pgsa.org Polish Museum of America 984 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622-4101 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 11-4pm except Th. Polish history and culture, Polish and Polish-American paintings, sculpture, drawings; cultural programs, exhibits and concerts. Jan Lorys, Director 773/384-3352 773/384-3799 pma@prcua.org pma.prcua.org Provident Foundation 1525 E 53rd St, Ste 433 Chicago, IL 60615 Cook, Region: 5 773/363-4272 773/363-4273 prov@ameritech.net Pullman State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1111 South Forrestville Ave Chicago, IL 60628 Cook, Region: 5 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Conceived by George Pullman as the “perfect town” for workers in his Pullman Palace Car Company. Mike Wagenbach, Site Manager 773/660-2341 773/660-2342 www.pullman-museum.org Ravenswood-Lake View Historical Association 4455 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60625 Cook, Region: 5 M 2-8pm, Tu-W 9-11:30am/2-5pm; 1st and 3rd Sa 9-11:30am/2-5pm; 1st Su 15pm.

Neighborhood history of Chicago's north side. Glenn E. Humphreys 312/744-7616 312/744-2899 Renaissance Society University of Chicago 5811 Ellis Ave, #418 Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 10-5pm, Sa-Su 12-5pm. Free. Non-collecting contemporary art museum exhibiting artists whose work questions, expands, and re-imagines the aesthetic boundaries of visual arts. 773/702-8670 773/702-9669 info@renaissancesociety.org www.renaissancesociety.org Ridge Historical Society 10621 S. Seeley Ave. Chicago, IL 60643-2618 Cook, Region: 5 Su, Tu, Th 2-5pm and by appt. History of Beverly, Morgan Park, and Washington Heights communities, and surrounding areas, 1835 to present; provides assistance in researching earth sciences, geology, architecture and genealogy. Jane Nicoll, Ex Director 773/881-1675 rhsexec@hotmail.com ridgehistory@hotmail.com www.ridgehistoricalsociety.org Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society 6424 N Western Chicago, IL 60645 Cook, Region: 5 M, W, F 10-5pm, Th 7-9pm. Historical museum with large photo collection, memorabilia, artifacts, maps, documents, audio and video oral histories, rotating exhibits and programs. Mary Jo Doyle, Ex Director 312/764-4078 312/274-7297 S.X.U. Gallery of Saint Xavier University 3700 W 103rd St Chicago, IL 60655 Cook, Region: 5

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M-F 10-5pm, Sa 10-3pm. Provide exposure to art with diversity of styles and media for students and community. Lathie Ruggie Saunders, Director 312/298-3081 312/779-9061 saunders@sxu.edu www.sxu.edu/art/gallery.asp Shedd Aquarium (John G.) 1200 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605-2435 Cook, Region: 5 Jun-Aug: daily 9-6pm; Sep-May: MF 9-5pm. Closed Christmas and New Years. World's largest indoor aquarium housing 8000 aquatic animals representing 650 species of fish, mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates. Laura Jenkins 312/939-2426 312/939-2216 info@sheddaquarium.org www.sheddnet.org The Smart Museum of Art 5550 S Greenwood Ave Chicago, IL 60637 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa-Su 11-5pm. Free. Fine arts museum of the University of Chicago spanning five centuries of both Western and Eastern civilizations; special exhibits and educational programming. Anthony G. Hirschel 773/702-0200 773/702-3121 smart-museum@uchicago.edu http://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows 600 E Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Navy Pier Daily 10-8pm. Museum exhibits more than 150 stained glass windows dating from 1870 to the present. Most of the windows originally had been installed in the Chicago area. Larissa Dudycz, Manager 312/595-5024 npgenlinfo@mpea.com

Southeast Chicago Historical Society 3658 E. 106th Chicago, IL 60617 Cook, Region: 5 James P. Fitzgibbons Historical Museum: 9801 Ave G - Calumet Park Fieldhouse Th 1-4pm, 1st Su of month 12-3pm. History of Chicago Southeast Side, Hegewisch, South Chicago, and South Deering neighborhoods; artifacts and memorabilia on industry, labor, commerce, social and cultural affairs. Rod Sellers, President 815/464-7083 rodsellers1@yahoo.com www.neiu.edu/~reseller Spertus Museum Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies 618 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60605 Cook, Region: 5 Su-W 10-5pm, Th 10-7pm, F 10-3pm. Explores contemporary and historical issues relating to Jewish culture and art through its thought-provoking exhibitions. The hands-on ARTiFACT Center allows students and families to learn about the ancient Mideast by unearthing artifacts in a re-creation of an archaeological dig site. Rhoda Rosen, Director 312/322-1747 museum@spertus.edu www.spertus.edu Swedish American Museum 5211 N Clark Chicago, IL 60640 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa-Su 11-4pm. $4 Adults, $3 Seniors and Children, Members free. Collection consists of material specific to Swedish immigration to Chicago; tools, furniture, art, and textiles. Programs include contemporary art exhibits, lectures, concerts, celebrations of Swedish holidays, and school tours in the children’s museum. Kerstin Lane, Ex Director 773/728-8111 773/728-8870 klane@samac.org www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Terra Museum of American Art 664 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Tu 12-8pm, W-Sa 10-5pm, Su 125pm. 19th and early 20th century American art. Stephanie Mayer, Educator 312/664-3939 312/664-2052 terra@terramuseum.org www.terramuseum.org The HistoryMakers 1900 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60616 Cook, Region: 5 9-5pm by appt only. Membership fee. Not-for-profit organization represents the single largest African American archival project since the recording of 2,300 former slaves during the WPA Period. Conducts oral history interviews with African Americans. Julieanna L. Richardson 312/674-1900 info@thehistorymakers.com www.thehistorymakers.com Three Arts Club 1300 N Dearborn Parkway Chicago, IL 60610 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-5pm. Residential community and public art center supporting the creative development of women and other under-represented groups by providing housing, studios, office space, and programs on their work. Kathleen A. Carpenter, Director 312/944-6250 www.threearts.org Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60622 Cook, Region: 5 W-Su 12-4pm. $5 Suggested Donation $5. Concerts $15 and up. Five exhibits per year in main gallery. Two galleries house permanent collection. Classical and modern music concerts, literary evenings and lectures. Oleh Kowerko, President 773/227-5522 www.uima-art.org

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Ukrainian National Museum 2249 W Superior St Chicago, IL 60612 Cook, Region: 5 Th-Su 11-4pm, M-W by appt. $5 Suggested Donation. Ukranian folk art, costumes, and artifacts that exemplify Ukrainian culture and history. Jaroslaw J Hankewych, President 773/772-6131 773/772-2883 info@ukrntlmuseum.org www.ukrntlmuseum.org University / President Gallery Chicago State University 95th at King Dr Chicago, IL 60628-1598 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-5pm when exhibits on display. Modern paintings and sculpture, 18th and 19th century prints, photography, ceramic works. Robert Weitz 312/995-3985 Uptown Historical Society Chicago, IL Cook, Region: 5 No mailing address. Seek the revitalization of the Uptown neighborhood; conservation and celebration of its entertainment, residential and commercial history. info@uptownhistoricalsociety.org www.uptownhistoricalsociety.org Woman Made Gallery 685 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622 Cook, Region: 5 W-F 12-7pm, Sa-Su 12-4pm. Art by and about women that examines issues of importance through a variety of fine arts media. Beate Minkovski, Director 312/738-0400 gallery@womanmade.org www.womanmade.org CHICAGO HEIGHTS Chicago Heights Historical Preservation Commission 1601 Chicago Rd Chicago Heights, IL 60411 Cook, Region: 5 Dominic Candeloro

CHICAGO RIDGE Chicagoland Historical Bus Museum PO Box 6203 Aurora, IL 60598-6203 DuPage, Region: 5 9901 S Sayer Avenue, Chicago Ridge May-Sep: Sa-Su 9-5pm. Varies. Exhibits and programs demonstrate the vital role bus transportation has played in the growth of the Chicago area as well as the U.S.; preservation and restoration of buses, bus equipment and artifacts. Exhibits provide an interactive, educational experience for visitors of all ages. John LeBeau, President 708/250-6970 chbmbus@sbcglobal.net www.chbmbus.org CHILLICOTHE Chillicothe Historical Society PO Box 181 Chillicothe, IL 61523 Peoria, Region: 3 Railroad Museum: 723 N 4th St Rock Island Depot: Cedar and 3rd Sts 1st Su of the month 1-4pm, W 1-4pm, and by appt. Tours welcome. Donations welcome. Handicap accessible Colonial Revival building with cottage. Collections include large military, police, fire, and rescue section; wildlife and agriculture; Native Americans and prehistory of the area; schoolroom, antique textiles and clothing, business history, and artifacts from Chillicothe. Historic wood frame depot and caboose house collection of Sante Fe RR and Rock Island RR memoribilia. Original ticket counter complete with ticket agent; baggage room has fully operational model railroad. Linda Herron, Correspondent 309/274-9076 chillicothehistorical@yahoo.com www.chillicothehistorical.org Three Sisters Park 17189 N Rte 29 Chillicothe, IL 61523-9608 Peoria, Region: 3

15 mi north of Peoria Rte 29 A 1918 era living history farm museum currently under construction. The Park is an educational and recreational not-forprofit institution, which shall provide life-long learning opportunities in history, agriculture, and conservation for all people. Frances Perkins 866/278-8837 info@threesisterspark.com www.threesisterspark.com CICERO Historical Society of Cicero 2423 S Austin Blvd Cicero, IL 60650-2695 Cook, Region: 5 By appt during hours 8:30-2:30pm. Western Electric-Hawthorne works artifacts; 12 minute slide presentation; artifacts from Cicero. Norma F. Zbasnik 708/652-8305 CLARENDON HILLS Clarendon Hills Historical Soceity 7 N. Prospect Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 DuPage, Region: 5 Judith Van Zanten 630/325-3066 duzs@comcast.net Heritage Hall 404 Naperville Rd Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 DuPage, Region: 5 Janice White 630/654-1495 jswpt@comcast.net CLINTON DeWitt County Museum 219 E Woodlawn Clinton, IL 61727 DeWitt, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Restored Victorian-era C.H. Moore Mansion; farm machinery museum. Larry Buss, Manager 217/935-6066 chmoore@5.com www.chmoorehomestead.org

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COAL VALLEY Niabi Zoo 13010 Niabe Zoo Rd Coal Valley, IL 61240 Rock Island, Region: 4 Apr-Labor Day: 9:30-5pm; Sep-Dec: shortened schedule, call for details. More than 700 animals including elephants, tigers, and bison. Special attractions include train ride and endangered species carrousel. Thomas Stalf, Director 309/799-5107 309/799-5761 ask@niabizoo.com www.niabizoo.com COBDEN Union County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 93 Cobden, IL 62920 Union, Region: 1 S Appleknocker St Collection includes local history, Anna pottery, Native American artifacts, and other exhibits. Society preserves and promotes local history and genealogy research. Patrick Brumleve, Board member 618/893-2067 COLLINSVILLE Cahokia Mounds Museum Society 30 Ramey St Collinsville, IL 62234 St. Clair, Region: 1 Interpretive Ctr: 9-5pm; Grounds: 8am - dusk. Closed M and Tu. The most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico and its archaeological remnants are preserved at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The Society is dedicated to the promotion and development of the site. Mark Esarey 618/346-5160 cahokiamounds@ezl.com www.cahokia mounds.com Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 30 Ramey St

Collinsville, IL 62234 Madison and St. Clair, Region: 3/1 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Largest prehistoric native American site in the United States; interpretive center; prehistoric culture, artifacts and structures of Cahokia Mounds; the Mississippian Culture; archaeology; hiking trails. Mark Esarey, Site Manager 618/346-5160 618/346-5162 cahokia.mounds@sbcglobal.net www.cahokiamounds.com Collins House Museum 125 S Center St Collinsville, IL 62234 Madison, Region: 3 590 Watch Hill Site is not yet open to the public. D. D. Collins House Museum, a Greek Revival cottage, was built in 1845 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. William Iseminger 618/346-5169 mrmounds@aol.com Collinsville Historical Museum 408 W Main St Collinsville, IL 62234 St. Clair, Region: 1 M-Sa 12-4pm. Free. Objects, writings, newspapers and journals, clothing, and memoribilia pertaining to the first settlers, founders, and families of Collinsville and region. School tours and exhibits. Floyd Sperino, Director 618/344-1834 618/345-6401 barbarar@lcls.org www.collinsvillelibrary.org/ historicalmuseum.htm Emerald Mound State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 30 Ramey St Collinsville, IL 62234 South of County Rd 74, one mile east

of IL Rte 4 near Lebanon St. Clair, Region: 1 This site is closed to visitors. Emerald Mounds preserves the remains of a Native American earthwork, once part of a complex that included about 140 acres of small mounds and a satellite village to the metropolis of Cahokia. Mark Esarey, Site Manager 618/346-5160 618/346-5162 cahokia.mounds@sbcglobal.net COLUMBIA Columbia Historical Society, Inc. 11562 Bluff Rd Columbia, IL 62236 Madison, Region: 1 Various weekends, as posted. Located on site of Fort Piggot (17831796); frame residence, circa 1850 now restored and used as a meeting place and museum. Linda Maus, President 618/281-5734 CREVE COUER Fort Creve Coeur 301 Lawnridge Creve Coeur, IL 61610 Tazewell, Region: 3 Museum: Tu-Sa 8-5pm, Su 11-4pm; Park: daily 7-8pm. Park with reproductions of a fort, Indian village, trading house and a small museum. Camping. ftcrevecoeur@insightbb.com www.ftcrevecoeur.org CRYSTAL LAKE Crystal Lake Historical Society Colonel Palmer House PO Box 1151 Crystal Lake, IL 60039-1151 McHenry, Region: 5 Rte 176 at Terra Cotta Rd Colonel Palmer House is the only structure in Crystal Lake listed on the National Register. Extensive research and archival materials relating to local history. Diana L. Kenney, President 815/455-1151 info@cl-hs.org www.cl-hs.org

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Crystal Lake Park District Nature Center 1 E Crystal Lake Ave Crystal Lake, IL 60014 McHenry, Region: 5 330 N Main St Nov-Apr: M-F 8:30-5pm, Sa 12-5pm; Apr-Oct: M-F 9-4pm, Sa 12-4pm; Meml Day-Labor Day: Su 12-5pm. $1 Suggested Donation. Family friendly, games, puppets, live animals, books, exhibits,etc. Jun-Oct: butterfly house, Jan-Apr: reptile house. Rita Hickman 815/455-1763 815/455-1226 clpdnature@crystallake parks.org www.crystallakeparks.org McHenry County Genealogical Society PO Box 184 Crystal Lake, IL 60039 McHenry, Region: 5 Mtgs: 2nd Th at McHenry County College. Kathy Bergan-Schmidt, President 815/477-2725 DANVERS Danvers Historical Society PO Box 613 Danvers, IL 61732 McLean, Region: 2 102 S West History of Danvers. DANVILLE Danville Public Library Archives 319 N Vermilion Danville, IL 61832 Vermilion, Region: 2 M-Th 9-8pm, F-Sa 9-5:30pm. Local history and genealogy collection from Vermilion County and surrounding counties. Roberta Allen, Director 217/477-5228 217/477-5230 rallen@danville.lib.il.us www.danville.lib.il.us/archives.htm Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society 215 W North St Danville, IL 61832 Vermilion, Region: 2 M, W-Sa 10-4pm, Tu 10-8pm.

Genealogy, material from all states. Sally Powell 217/431-8733 Old Town Preservation Association PO Box 1152 Danville, IL 61834 Vermilion, Region: 2 Historic preservation. Bill Wright, President 217/443-1120 Vermilion County Conservation District Museum 22296-A Henning Rd Danville, IL 61834 Vermilion, Region: 2 Visitor Center: M-F 8-4:30pm; MayOct: M-F 8-4:30pm, Sa-Su 12-4pm. Call for more information on hours at various facilities. Free. Natural history and historical interpretation via Visitor center, Bunker Hill historic area, Reddy Arboretum, Westfall Prairie, Sycamore Hollow nature center, tree research area, and pioneer homestead. Ken Konsis, Director 217/442-1691 217/442-1695 kkonsis@vccd.org www.vccd.org Vermilion County Museum 116 N Gilbert St Danville, IL 61832-8506 Vermilion, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 10-5pm. Closed holidays. $2.50 Adults, $4 for both sites, $1 Students (13-17), 12 and under free. A Lincoln site on National Register with emphasis on local history. Sue Richter, Director 217/442-2922 217/442-2001 susricht@aol.com www.vermilioncountymuseum.org Vermilion County War Museum 307 N Vermilion Danville, IL 61832 Vermilion, Region: 2 Tu-F 12-3pm, Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm.

Military history from the Revolutionary War to present day conflicts. Harold Songer 217/431-0034 info@vcwm.org www.vcwm.org Vermilion Heritage Foundation PO Box 926 Danville, IL 61834 Vermilion, Region: 2 Theater restoration. Jean Beck 217/446-3016 DECATUR African-American Culture & Genealocical Society PO Box 25251 Decatur, IL 62525 Macon, Region: 2 314 N Main M, W, F 9:30-2pm, F 11-3pm. African-American genealogy, history, and diversity. Evelyn Hood 217/429-7458 217/429-7861 aacgs@springnet1.com www.african-americancultural.org Birks Museum Millikin University 1184 W Main St Decatur, IL 62522 Macon, Region: 2 M-Su 1-4pm, closed Jun-Aug. Decorative arts, porcelein, glass, metal, pottery, Millikin memoribilia. Edwin G. Walker 217/424-6337 217/362-6417 ewalker@mail.millikin.edu www.millikin.edu/birks Children’s Museum of Illinois 55 S Country Club Rd Decatur, IL 62521 Macon, Region: 2 Tu-F 9:30-4:30pm, Sa 10-5pm, Su 15pm. Open M from Meml DayLabor Day. $3.50 2 years and up. Two floors of hands-on activities for all types of learners. Discovery

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workshops during school year for school, homeschool, and community groups. Summer day camps. Melinda T. Shaw, Director 217/423-5437 217/423-5455 info@cmofil.com www.cmofil.com Decatur Genealogical Society PO Box 1548 Decatur, IL 62525-1548 Macon, Region: 2 1255 W South Side Dr M 10-6pm, W, Sa 10-4pm. $2 Nonmembers. Collections on every county in Illinois and every state in the US and some foreign countries. Large reference section for research on military, immigration, Mayflower, American History, etc. Large periodical section and exchange with over 160 other societies. Probate records from Macon County, original affadavits from Recorder of Deeds. Classes, seminars, information meetings. Cheri Hunter, Librarian 217/429-0135 decaturgenealogicalsociety@ msn.com www.rootsweb.com/~ildecgs Decatur Public Library 130 North Franklin St Decatur, IL 62523-1327 Macon, Region: 2 M-F 9-9pm, Sa 9-5:30pm; Oct-Apr: M-F 9-9pm, Sa 9-5:30pm, Su 1-5pm. Local history room. Programming for children and adults. Lee Ann Fisher, City Librarian 217/424-2900 x113 217/233-4071 lfisher@decatur.lib.il.us decatur.lib.il.us Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Ltd. 510 W Decatur St Decatur, IL 62522 Macon, Region: 2 Art work of local artists; traveling exhibits. 217/422-1509 Governor Oglesby Mansion Macon County Conservation District 421 W William St Decatur, IL 62522 Macon, Region: 2

Mar-Nov: last Su of the month 24pm, Christmas open house. Free. Historic home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby; late 19th century architecture (Italianate) and furnishings; life and history of Governor Oglesby including a visit from General U.S. Grant. Rental available for social events and meetings. Betty Wathius, President 217/422-1668 mccd@maconcounty conservation.org www.maconcountyconservation.org Hieronymus Mueller Museum 420 W Eldorado St Decatur, IL 625222189 Macon, Region: 2 Th-Sa 1-4pm. $2 Adults, $1.50 Children under 18. Collection consists of photos and artifacts showing the early history of the Mueller family and the history of the company from 1857 to present. Mike Deatherage, Manager 217/423-6161 muellermuseum@aol.com Illinois Traction Society c/o 264 Victoria Ave Decatur, IL 62522 Macon, Region: 2 Artifacts of the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Dale Jenkins 217/423-4877 itcrailcop1@yahoo.com www.illinoistractionsociety.org James Millikin Homestead Millikin University PO Box 1501 Decatur, IL 62525-1501 Macon, Region: 2 125 N Pine St Last Su of month 1-4pm. $2 Adults, $.50 Children. Private tours $5. Victorian House Museum fully furnished. Monthly open house, Christmas tea, special programs for children. Select rental. Brigitta Kapp, Board Member 217/422-9003 www.millikin.edu/millikinhomestead

Macon County Conservation District 3939 Nearing Ln Decatur, IL 62521-9464 Macon, Region: 2 Rock Springs Nature Center: 1495 Brozio Lane M-Sa 9-4:30pm, Su 1-4:30pm. Natural history of the Sangamon River Valley and cultural history of Macon County, outdoor recreation. Jeffery A. Tish 217/423-7708 217/423-2837 mccd@fgi.net www.fgi.net/~mccd Macon County Historical Society 5580 N Fork Rd Decatur, IL 62521 Macon, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 1 - 4pm, every 4th Su 1-4pm. Macon County history exhibits, 1830 Lincoln Log Courthouse, farmhouse, library, depot, school, changing exhibits, museum store. Patrick L. McDaniel, Director 217/422-4919 217/422-4773 info@mchsdecatur.org www.mchsdecatur.org Perkinson Gallery Kirkland Fine Arts Center 1184 W Main St Decatur, IL 62522-2084 Macon, Region: 2 Millikin University M-F 12-5pm. James Schietinger, Director 217/424-6227 jschietinger@mail.millikin.edu www.millikin.edu/art Scovill Children’s Zoo Decatur Park District 71 S Country Club Rd Decatur, IL 62521 Macon, Region: 2 Spring: Sa-Su 10-6:30pm; Summer: daily 10-7pm; Fall: M-F 10-4pm. $3 Adults. Over 100 species of animals; education, recreation, conservation. Diane Kinler, Education Coordinator 217/421-7435 diane@decparks.com www.decatur-parks.org

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DEERFIELD Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society 1343 Knollwood Rd Deerfield, IL 60015 Cook, Region: 5 Local history, genealogy, pioneers, Chicago, Northwestern territory. Walter Feret, Chair 847/945-6584 Deerfield Area Historical Society PO Box 520 Deerfield, IL 60015 Lake, Region: 5 450 Kipling Pl Jun-Sep: Su tours 2-4pm. Five building village including two log houses (one is oldest building in Lake County), a frame farmhouse, a replica little red schoolhouse, and a carriage house. Older log house, farm house and school are furnished. Carriage and tool collections and photo collection. Penni Isaacson, President 847/948-0680 DEKALB Blackwell History of Education Museum Northern Illinois University NIU, Learning Ctr DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 Gabel Hall 08 M-F 8-4:30pm, closed holidays. Over 11,000 textbooks that were used in schools; some are more than 400 years old; collections of hornbooks, battledores, primers, readers, slates, pens, inkwells, samplers, prints, student work, report cards, and a variety of documents. Lucy Townsend 815/753-1236 815/753-1258 blackwell@niu.edu www.cedu.niu.edu/blackwell DeKalb Landmark Commission 223 S 4th St DeKalb, IL 60115-3732 DeKalb, Region: 4 M-F 8:30-5pm. Historic preservation. Aid with acquiring landmark status.

Stephen Bigolin, Chair 815/758-0853 815/748-2025 Egyptian Theatre PO Box 385 DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 135 N 2nd St By appt for tours; live events and movies scheduled regularly. Stage performances and preservation and use of an historic movie palace. Alex Nerad 815/758-1215 815/748-3292 info@egyptiantheatre.org www.egyptiantheatre.org Ellwood House Museum 509 N 1st St DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 Tu-F 1 and 3pm; Sa-Su 1, 2, and 3pm; Visitor Center: M-F 104:30pm, Sa-Su 12:30-4:30pm. $8 Adults, $3 Youth. Guided tours of late Victorian mansion of barbed wire millionaire Isaac L. Ellwood with restored interiors ca. 1880-1910 shown with original family furnishings and artwork. Large Visitor Center with barbed wire history exhibit, carriage gallery, and yearly special exhibits. School and scout programs, lectures, and seasonal events. Extensive grounds and gardens. Collection includes barbed wire, Ellwood family history, 1850-1950 historic textiles, DeKalb County pictures. Gerald Brauer 815/756-4609 815/756-4645 ellwoodhouse@tbcnet.com www.ellwoodhouse.org Illinois Regional Archives Depository Northern Illinois University Founders Memorial Library, Rm 400 DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 Local government records from Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, DuPage, JoDaviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee McHenry, Ogle, Putnam, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, and

Winnebago Counties. IRAD Intern 815/753-1807 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html Joseph F. Glidden Homestead 921 W Lincoln Hwy DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 Apr-Dec: 1st Sa of month 9-3pm. Donations welcome. The site offers programs highlighting Glidden's contributions to the economic development of both the Region: and the nation through his invention of the most widely used types of barbed wire. Jim Morel, President 815/756-7904 jimorel@juno.com gliddenhomestead.org NIU Anthropology Museum Northern Illinois University Stevens Bldg DeKalb, IL 60115 Dekalb, Region: 4 Anthropology Deptment M-F 9-5pm. Donations welcome. Small museum with exhibits on Native American clothing, textiles, Neanderthal, primates. The collections contain osteological, archaeological, and ethnographic artifacts whose strengths include SE Asia, American Pacific, and Africa. Ann Wright-Parsons, Director 815/753-0230 815/753-7027 awparsons@niu.edu www.niu.edu/ anthro_museum NIU Art Museum Northern Illinois University Altgeld Hall, 116 DeKalb, IL 60115 DeKalb, Region: 4 Corner of College and Castle Drives, 1st Fl Sep-May: Tu-F 10-5pm, Sa 12-4pm. Balancing the challenges of contemporary art with the riches of traditional visual art as an eyeopening way to explore culture. Rotating temporary exhibits.

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Contemporary prints are the focus of the permanent collection. Burmese Art Collection. Membership program with bus excursions. Jo Burke, Director 815/753-1936 815/753-7897 jburke2@niu.edu www.vpa.niu.edu/museum DELAVAN Delavan Community Historical Society 219 N Locust St Delavan, IL 61734-0612 Tazewell, Region: 3 Sa 9:30-11:30am and by appt. Local history, historic preservation, and annual cemetery walk. Glenn Holmes, President 309/244-8693 Glenn2n@sbcglobal.net Wings & Things Museum 1840 Brownwood Rd Delavan, IL 61734 Tazewell, Region: 3 Model aircraft, aircraft artifacts (pieces of aircraft), aircraft toy models. David H. Shipton, President 309/244-7389 DES PLAINES Des Plaines Genealogical Questers 789 Pearson Des Plaines, IL 60016 Cook, Region: 5 Des Plaines Historical Society Oct-May: 1st Tu of each month. Family and local history. James Whitcomb, President 708/391-5399 Des Plaines History Center Des Plaines Historical Society 781 Pearson St Des Plaines, IL 60016-4506 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-4pm. Free. Located in the 1906 Benjamin F. Kinder house, exhibits chronicle the development and history of Des Plaines, and exhibits within the period rooms depict decorating

trends of the early 20th century. Joy A. Matthiessen, Director 847/391-5399 847/297-4741 dphslibrary@juno.com dpkhome.northstarnet.org/DPHS/in dex.html Koehnline Museum of Art Oakton Community College 1600 E Gold Rd Des Plaines, IL 60016 Cook, Region: 5 Sep-May: M, Tu, F 10-5pm, W, Th 10-6pm; Jun-Aug: M-Th 10-7pm. Exhibitions, permanent collection and sculpture park of modern and contemporary artists focusing on Chicago and Illinois artists. Nathan Harpaz, Curator 847/635-2633 847/635-1764 nharpaz@oakton.edu www.oakton.edu/news/events/gallery DIXON Lee County Historical Society PO Box 58 Dixon, IL 61021 Lee, Region: 4 113 Madison Ave Tu, Th 9-3pm, Sa 9-12pm. Genealogical and historical research items such as plat maps, county histories, census records, cemetery indexes, photographs, and more. Robert Gibler, President 815/284-1134 lchs@grics.net www.leecountyhistory.com Lincoln Monument State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Lee, Region: 4 Lincoln and Hennepin Sts, Dixon Hours are seasonal. Please call. Monument commemorating Abraham Lincoln’s service in the Black Hawk War. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/524-3738

Loveland Community House Museum 513 W 2nd St Dixon, IL 61021-2960 Lee, Region: 4 W 1-4pm, F, Sa 9-12pm; 1st Sa of month 9-3pm and by appt. Free. Local history of Rock River Valley including fossils, Native American artifacts, pioneer history, and Ronald Reagan. Children’s exhibits. Fran Swarbrick, Curator 815/652-4267 The Next Picture Show 113 W 1st St Dixon, IL 61021 Lee, Region: 4 Tu-Sa 8-4pm and by appt. Explore fine arts center and enjoy shows and events, exhibiting artists, workshops, and classes. Children’s gallery. Strive to support the artist in everyone. Bonnie Kime, Director 815/285-4924 815/285-1149 nps@grics.net www.thenextpictureshow.org Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home PO Box 815 Dixon, IL 61021 Lee, Region: 4 816 S Hennepin Ave Mar-Nov: M-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm; Dec-Feb: Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm. Guided tours of Ronald Reagan boyhood home; visitor's center. Marilyn Jones 815/288-5176 815/288-6757 DOWNERS GROVE Beller Museum 129 S. Oak Ave Westmont, IL 60559 DuPage, Region: 5 340 Burlington Ave, Downers Grove By appt only. Free. Museum contains a collection of vehicles, literature, brochures, magazine advertisements, and other memoribilia. There are also automobiles and artifacts from four other collections: Beller Collection, Model A Ford Collection, Ford V8

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Foundation Collection, and the Salt Creek Model A Club Collection. Eileen Valach, Adm Assistant 630/353-1932 630/737-1932 corinnebeller@hotmail.com Downers Grove Historical Society Box 663 Downers Grove, IL 60515 DuPage, Region: 5 60515-4904 Local history, museum, historic preservation, library, special events based on old-time themes. Downers Grove Park District Museum 831 Maple Ave Downers Grove, IL 60515 DuPage, Region: 5 Public tours: Su-F 1-3pm and by appt; Office and research: M-F 8:304:30pm. Local history. 630/963-1309 630/963-0496 www.dgparks.org DUNLAP Peoria Regional Museum Society 736 Wonderview Dr Dunlap, IL 61525-9434 Peoria, Region: 3 Artifacts display at Wheels O' Time museum, Peoria area history including RR and fire-fighting apparatus. Mrs. Gary Bragg 309/243-5616 DWIGHT Dwight Historical Society 119 W Main St Dwight, IL 60420-1321 Livingston, Region: 2 By appt. Dwight area history. Anthony Thorsen 815/584-1652 EARLVILLE Earlville Community Historical Society PO Box 420 Earlville, IL 60518-0420

LaSalle, Region: 4 205 Winthrop St By appt. Identify and collect any material which may help to establish or illustrate the history of the area and provide preservation of historical information. Maureen Corrigan 815/246-9543 815/246-9543 mcorrigan@softfarm.com EAST CARONDELET Martin-Boismenue House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site 107 Elm St Cahokia, IL 62206 St. Clair, Region: 1 2110 1st St, E Carondelet Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Built in 1790, it is a typical dwelling of French-Canadians in the midMississippi Valley. Molly McKenzie, Site Manager 618/332-1782 618/332-1737 EAST PEORIA Illinois Terminal Railroad Historical Society Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL 61635-0001 Tazewell, Region: 3 By appt. Illinois Terminal Railroad and its predecessors, archives. 309/694-5501 EDWARDSVILLE 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House 409 S Buchanan Edwardsville, IL 62025 Madison, Region: 3 Friends of Col Stephenson House Th-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. $3 Adults, $2.50 Children, under 5 free. Living history museum offering hands-on activities, tours, special events. Period dressed interpreters

take visitors through the 1820 restored home and grounds. RoxAnn Raisner, Director 618/692-1818 618/692-6418 stephsensonhouse@sbcglobal.net www.stephensonhouse.com Bowen University Archives Southern Illinois University SIU-E, Lovejoy Library PO Box 1063 Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063 Madison, Region: 3 M-F by appt. University archives; materials relating to the history of southwestern Illinois. Dr. Stephen Kerber, Archivist 618/650-2665 618/650-2717 skerber@siue.edu www.siue.edu Children’s Museum at Edwardsville 722 Holyoake Rd Edwardsville, IL 62025-0194 Madison, Region: 3 Tu, F, Sa 10-3:30pm. $3 All over 1 year. A hands-on experiential learning environment for children from 1 to 8 years of age and adult caregiver where exhibits and programs are designed to stimulate curiosity and motivate learning. The museum offers field trips, birthday parties, programs, summer camp, a toddler program, membership and volunteer opportunities. Lisa Leehy, Director 618/692-2094 lisa@childrens-museum.net www.childrens-museum.net Edwardsville Historical Preservation Commission 1029 St. Louis St Edwardsville, IL 62025 St. Clair, Region: 3 Karen Mateyka, Chair 618/656-0239 kmateyka@charter.net

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Goshen Preservation Alliance PO Box 303 Edwardsville, IL 62025 Madison, Region: 3 Call for information. Barbara Hurgeria-Stamer, President 618/692-0991 www.goshenpreservationalliance.org Governor Coles Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Elsie Wasser 618/656-2299 University Museum Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL 62026-1150 Madison, Region: 3 M-F 10-4:30pm, M, W 7-9pm, Sa 13pm. Louis Sullivan architectural ornament, art collections: painting, sculpture, drawing. Eric Barnett 618/650-2996 ebarnet@siu.edu Watershed Nature Center Nature Preserve Foundation, Inc. PO Box 843 Edwardsville, IL 62025-0843 Madison, Region: 3 1591 Tower Ave Four days a week from 8:30-4:30pm, call for availability. Trails are open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. $2 Suggested Donation. Call for field trip fees. The Center features 42 acres of forest, wetland, and prairie habitat with hiking trails and 3000 feet of wheelchair accessible walkways. A variety of environmental classes are offered for school, scout, and community groups, as well as fun and educational events on evenings and weekends all. Chairo Shaffer, Director 618/692-7578 watershed@cityofedwardsville.com www.watershednaturecenter.com EFFINGHAM Effingham County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 1166 Effingham, IL 62401-1166 Effingham, Region: 2 Helen Matthes Library, 100 Market St Sep-May: M-Th 10-9pm, F 10-5pm, Sa 10-1pm; Jun-Aug: closed Sa. Local history and genealogy; German and eastern states genealogy. Fred Awalt, President 217/342-4711

EL PASO Archbishop Fulton Sheen Communications Room 600 E 3rd St El Paso, IL 61738 Woodford, Region: 2 Karen Fulte 309/527-4062 309/527-4455 unity@elpaso.net www.elpaso.net/~unity/fjsheen/ index.htm El Paso Pioneer Heritage Museum The Country School Foundation Freight House Exchange 17 E Main St El Paso, IL 61738 Woodford, Region: 2 M-F 8-12pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Located in the historic train depot building, this facility offers collection of local history and heritage focusing on those who have paved the way for others. Dennis Schreck, Owner/Curator 309/657-8623 309/527-6860 exchange@elpaso.net www.countryschoolfoundation.org ELBURN Elburn & Countryside Historical Society PO Box 115 Elburn, IL 60119-0115 Kane, Region: 5 525 N Main Elburn area history. Larry Kelly 630/365-6655 ELDORADO Eldorado History Museum 1604 Locust St Eldorado, IL 62930 Saline, Region: 1 Donna Lane, Director 618/273-7109 618/273-7109 eldoradomnst@ll.net

313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Madison, Region: 3 Valley View Cemetery, 1564 Lewis Rd, Edwardsville Hours are seasonal. Please call. Monument to Edward Cole, Illinois’ second Governor, 1785-1868. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 Madison County Historical Museum & Library 715 N Main St Edwardsville, IL 62025-1111 Madison, Region: 3 W-F 9-4pm, Su 1-4pm, closed holidays. Donations welcome. Research library/archives in adjacent building; restored 1836 home with period rooms; exhibits of antiques, historic costumes, Native American and pioneer artifacts; changing seasonal exhibits. Suzanne Dietrich, Director 618/656-7562 618/659-3457 mchm@co.madison.il.us Madison County Genealogical Society PO Box 631 Edwardsville, IL 62025-0631 Madison, Region: 3 Edwardsville Library: 112 S Kansas M-Th 9-9pm, F-Sa 9-5pm, Su 1-4pm. Genealogy, records of Madison Co, surname indexes, micro-film/fiche, surrounding counties, German immigration.

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ELGIN Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum 360 Park St Elgin, IL 60120 Kane, Region: 5 W-Sa 12-4pm, one Su a month, closed Jan-Feb. History of Elgin since 1835; Native American collections, artifacts from Elgin National Watch Company and Elgin Road Races; architecture and industry. Elizabeth Marston, Director 847/742-4248 847/931-6199 Elgin Fire Barn #5 Museum 533 Saint Charles St Elgin, IL 60120 Kane, Region: 5 Sa 9-3pm, Su 12-4pm, and by appt. Fire fighting memorabilia. Bill Grant 847/931-1960 847/931-6179 Elgin Genealogical Society PO Box 1418 Elgin, IL 60121-1418 Kane, Region: 5 Meetings and library collection at Gail Borden Public Library, 200 N Grove. Elgin Heritage Commission 150 Dexter Ct Elgin, IL 60120-5555 Kane, Region: 5 City of Elgin M-F 8-5pm. Historic preservation. Sarosh Saher 847/931-5943 8479316790 nsn.nslsilus.org Elgin Public Museum 225 Grand Blvd Elgin, IL 60120 Kane, Region: 5 Jun-Sep 1: Tu-Su 124pm; Sep 2-May 31: Sa-Su 12-4pm and by appt. $2 Adults, $1 Children. Natural history and anthropology collection. Education programs for

pre-school through Senior citizens. Multi-cultural holiday display. Peggie Stromberg, Director 847/741-6655 847/931-6787 epm@cityofelgin.org www.elginpublicmuseum.org Lords Park Municipal Zoo 150 Dexter Ct Elgin, IL 60120-5555 Kane, Region: 5 Rte 25 and Franklin Blvd Daily 9-5pm. White-tail deer, American elk, American bison; summer only: calves, pigs, goats, sheep. Jerry Mentink 847/695-6500 x285 ELIZABETH Apple River Fort State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 206 Elizabeth, IL 61028-0206 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 311 E Myrtle Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Experience history and learn about the conflict between local Native Americans and early settlers that grew into the Black Hawk War. Susan Gordy, Site Manager 815/858-2028 815/858-2268 info@appleriverfort.org www.appleriverfort.org Elizabeth Historical Society PO Box 115 Elizabeth, IL 61028-0115 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 111 E Myrtle St May-Oct: Sa-Su 11-3pm. $2 Adults, Children free. Artifacts showcasing the railroads of northwestern Illinois, with special emphasis on the Chicago Great Western. Working telegraph equipment, Operating HO-scale and G-scale model railroads, full-size caboose, and local history artifacts. Tourist information center at 231 N Main St on Hwy 20.

Gerald Speer, Museum Curator 815/858-3355 elizabethhistoricalsociety@ yahoo.com www.elizabeth-il.com ELIZABETHTOWN Hardin County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 72 Elizabethtown, IL 62931-0072 Hardin, Region: 1 Local history, genealogy. Noel Hurford 618/287-2361 Rose Hotel State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 92 Elizabethtown, IL 62931 Hardin, Region: 1 92 Main St Bed and breakfast. 618/287-2872 www.rosehotelbb.com ELK GROVE VILLAGE Schuette-Bierman Farmhouse Museum Elk Grove Park District 499 Biesterfield Rd Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Cook Region: 5 399 Biesterfield Rd Sep-May: W 2:30-5:30pm, Sa 112pm; Jun-Aug: W 2:30-5:30pm, F 912pm, Sa 11-2pm. $1, call for program prices. Experience life between 1860 and 1900. Facilities include the 1856 Schuette farmhouse, a reproduction 1910 one-room schoolhouse, and 1880 barn complete with early agricultural tools and equipment, chicken coop, and privy. Historical programs and 19th century craft workshops for all ages. Scout badge programs. Sandy Denninger, Curator 847/690-1440 sdenninger@parks.elkgrove.org www.elkgroveparks.org/museum campus.asp

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ELKHART Elkhart Historical Society PO Box 225 Elkhart, IL 62634 Logan, Region: 3 116 N Latham - under restoration Call for information. Preserving and saving memorabilia, documents, and photos of early Elkhart: Governor Oglesby, and John Dean Gillett. Gillette Ransom 217/947-2238 Under the Prairie 109 Gov Oglesby St Elkhart, IL 62634 Logan, Region: 3 One of the largest single collections of pre-Civil War archaeological artifacts in the Midwest and is devoted to the study and preservation of artifacts from the pioneer period of the Midwest. Rob Mazrim 217/947-2522 ELLIS GROVE Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 4372 Park Rd Ellis Grove, IL 62241 Randolph, Region: 1 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Historic cemetery, picnic grounds, camping grounds; scenic view of old Kaskaskia and Mississippi River. Site Manager 618/859-3741 618/859-3741 Kaskaskia Bell Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site 4372 Park Rd Ellis Grove, IL 62241 Randolph, Region: 1 Kaskaskia Island Hours are seasonal. Please call. 618/859-3741

Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 4230 Kaskaskia Rd Ellis Grove, IL 62241 Randolph, Region: 1 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Excellent example of French Creole architecture built about 1815 by Pierre Menard, Illinois first Lt Governor. Dennis Thomas, Site Manager 618/859-3031 ELMHURST Elmhurst Art Museum PO Box 23 Elmhurst, IL 60126 DuPage, Region: 5 150 Cottage Hill Ave Tu, Th, Sa 10-4pm, W 1-8pm, F, Su 1-4pm. $4 Adults, $3 Seniors, $2 Students, Under 12 Free. Specializing in late 20th century American Art, its award winning building was designed around the McCormick House, one of only three Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed homes built in the United States. Each exhibition calendar year, the museum presents a balance of deserving regional artists and important national shows, such as the two recent exhibitions from the Smithsonian appearing here in their only Midwest venue. Programs include curator talks, docent lead tours, hands-on children’s activities and tours, and artist demonstrations. D. Neil Bremer, Ex Director 630/834-0202 630/834-0234 info@elmhurstartmuseum.org www.elmhurstartmuseum.org Elmhurst Historical Museum 120 E Park Ave Elmhurst, IL 60126 DuPage, Region: 5 Tu-Su 1-5pm. Donations welcome. Prize-winning museum features changing interpretive exhibits on

Elmhurst history as well as national touring exhibits. Public programs for children, families, and adults. Housed in 1892 Glos Mansion and operate a ca. 1850 Churchville One Room School. Brian Bergheger, Director 630/833-1457 630/833-1326 ehm@elmhurst.org www.elmhurst.org/elmhurst /museum Genealogical Forum of Elmhurst 120 E Park Ave Elmhurst, IL 60126-3420 DuPage, Region: 5 Mtgs: 1st Su in Sep, Nov, Jan, Mar, May at Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E Park Ave. Genealogy. Len Fettig, President 630/832-2600 Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art 220 Cottage Hill Elmhurst, IL 60126 DuPage, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Su 1-5pm. $4 Adults, $3 Seniors, $2 Students, $1 Children 7-12. Under 7 free. F free. Collection includes Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings; displays of gemstones, minerals, fossils, and earth science exhibits; unique gift shop; group tours and free parking. Dorothy Asher, Director 630/833-1616 630/833-1225 lizzadromuseum@sbcglobal.net www.lizzadromuseum.org Milano Model & Toy Museum 116 Park Ave Elmhurst, IL 60126 Cook, Region: 5 $4 Adults, $3 Seniors, Under 10 free. Antique toys, vintage model kit, train layout with working amusement park. Dean Milano, Owner 630/279-4422 deanguy@ameritech.net www.toys-n-cars.com Theatre Historical Society of America 152 N York St, 2nd Fl Elmhurst, IL 60126-2806

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DuPage, Region: 5 Tu-F 9-4pm. American theatre buildings featuring the American Movie Palace; archives with information on 14,000 theatres open by appt. Richard Sklenar, Ex Director 630/782-1800 630/782-1802 execdir@historictheatres.org www.historictheatres.org ELMWOOD Elmwood Historical Society 302 N Magnolia Elmwood, IL 61529 Peoria, Region: 3 Lorado Taft Museum W 1-4pm and by appt. Historic preservation, Lorado Taft memorabilia, library, museum. Steven Sager 309/742-7032 ELMWOOD PARK Historical Society of Elmwood Park 2823 N 77th Ave Elmwood Park, IL 60635-1408 Cook, Region: 5 By appt. Historic photographs. Edwin Emmerling, Director 708/453-1133 ELSAH Historic Elsah Foundation Village of Elsah Museum PO Box 117 Elsah, IL 62028 Jersey, Region: 3 26 LaSalle St Apr-Oct: F, Sa, Su 1-4pm. Free. Collection of artifacts relating to the vicinity prior to and following the founding of the village in 1853. Marie Oleson, President 618/374-1213 moleson@principia.edu www.elsah.org/hisfound.html Principia School of Nations Museum Principia College Elsah, IL 62028-9799 Jersey, Region: 3 School hours and by appt. Native American collections,

costumes, international crafts, American, European, Chinese, Japanese decorative arts. 618/374-2131 EUREKA Ronald Reagan Museum Eureka College 300 E College Ave Eureka, IL 61530-1500 Woodford, Region: 2 M-F 9-8pm, Sa10-6pm, Su 12-8pm. Closed on holidays, call during academic breaks. Free. Largest collection of items beyond the Presidential Library of items related to the 40th President and 1932 alumni of Eureka College. Nearly 1000 items on desplay reflecting Reagan's entire life--most donated by the former President. Reagan Peace Garden honors the 1982 speech he gave on campus with a piece of the Berlin Wall. Eureka College also has two historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Brian P. Sajko, Curator 309/467-6407 309/467-6576 bsajko@eureka.edu www.eureka.edu EVANSTON Charles Gates Dawes House Evanston Historical Society 225 Greenwood St Evanston, IL 60201 Cook, Region: 5 Tours: Th-Su 1-5pm; Library: Th-Sa 25pm. $5 Non-members, $4 Seniors/ Students, $3 Children. Members free. $1 discount for AAA. Former home of US Vice President and Nobel Laureate Charles Gates Dawes. Home restored to its 1920s appearance. Permanent and changing exhibits highlighting local history. Nicole Oppenheim, Coordinator 847/475-3410 847/475-3599 evanstonhs@northwestern.edu www.evanstonhistorical.org

Dittmar Memorial Gallery Northwestern University 1999 S Campus Dr Evanston, IL 60208 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 8am-10pm. Presentation of the works of emerging, minority and women artists, as well as that of Northwestern University students. Graduate Assistant 847/491-2348 847/491-4333 norris-dittmargallery@northwestern.edu www.staff.northwestern.edu/ norris/dittmar.html Evanston Art Center 2603 Sheridan Rd Evanston, IL 60201 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 10-10pm, F-Sa 10-4pm, Su 18pm. Multi-disciplinary visual art school and an exhibition program presenting changing exhibitions of contemporary art from the Midwest. Celebrating its 75th year in 2004, the Center started as a local arts group in 1929. The Center serves more than 3,000 students of all ages every year, and more than 20,000 visit its Galleries. Educational programs for the entire community. Alan Leder, Director 847/475-5300 847/475-5330 aleder@evanstonartcenter.org www.evanstonartcenter.org Frances Willard House Frances Willard Historical Association 1730 Chicago Ave Evanston, IL 60201-4585 Cook, Region: 5 1st and 3rd Su of month and by appt. $5 Adults. Collection includes original furnishings, Frances Willard’s personal library of WCTU records and papers. School programs, speakers bureau, school curriculum, special girl scout programs and other programs. 847/328-7500 willardhouse@earthlink.net www.franceswillardhouse.org

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Grosse Point Lighthouse National Landmark 2601 Sheridan Rd Evanston, IL 60201 Cook, Region: 5 Call for hours. $6 Adults, $3 Children. Tours of 1873 historic lighthouse. Donald Terras, Director 847/328-6961 www.grossepointlighthouse.net Mary & Leigh Block Mueum of Art Northwestern University 40 Arts Circle Dr Evanston, IL 60208-2410 Cook, Region: 5 Tu 10-5pm, W-F 10-8pm, Sa-Su 125pm, closed M. The Museum is dedicated to the study and exhibition of reproducible art forms—including prints, photographs, film, video, and computer-mediated art—and to their capacity to reach and transform society. New exhibitions each year, lectures, symposia, film screenings, and workshops. David Robertson, Director 847/491-4000 847/491-2261 block-museum@northwestern.edu www.blockmuseum.north western.edu Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Kendall College 2600 Central Park Ave Evanston, IL 60201 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Th 10-8pm, Su 124pm. $5 Adults, $2.50 Seniors, Children, and Students, $10 family maximum. Approximately 10,000 objects relating to the art, history, and culture of the Native peoples of North America, dating from the Paleo-Indian period through the present day; permanent galleries focusing on the Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and Arctic regions; temporary thematic exhibits changing twice a year; hands-on activities including a Craft

Room, Touching Tables, and a halfsize wigwam; twice-monthly Kids Craft Mornings; monthly Book Club; regular presentations by Native artists, musicians, and historians; 5,000 volume library for use on site; museum shop. Janice Klein, Director 847/475-1030 847/475-1030 jklein@kendall.edu www.mitchellmuseum.org Noyes Cultural Arts Center 927 Noyes St Evanston, IL 60201 Cook, Region: 5 847/448-8260 Prehistoric Life Museum 704 Main St Evanston, IL 60202 Cook, Region: 5 M, Tu, Th, F 10:30-5:30pm, Sa 105pm. Free. Fossils and other items including the world's largest dinasaur egg, complete European cave bear skeleton, and many other one-of-a-kind fossils. David L. Douglass, President 847/866-7374 Shorefront PO Box 1894 Evanston, IL 60202 Cook, Region: 5 2121 Church St M-Sa by appt. $5 for general browsing, membership starts at $25. Quarterly journal for members. Annual traveling exhibits, lectures, bus tours, seminars, research assistance, archiving of history related to the African American communities along the Chicago suburban north shore from Evanston north to Lake Forest. Collects and maintains a growing archive of artifacts and provides annual update catalog of its holdings to surrounding historical entities and libraries. Dino Robinson, Founder 847/475-5378 847/475-5378 shorefrontj@comcast.net www.shorefrontj.net

EVERGREEN PARK Bronzeville Children’s Museum Evergreen Plaza, PO Box 428250 Evergreen Park, IL 60805 Cook, Region: 5 96th and Western Ave, Lower Level Tu-Sa 10-4pm. Tours on the hour. $3 Adults, $2 Children. Collections celebrate African American culture and contributions. Programs include camp-in, classes and demonstrations, art, poetry, and quilt-making workshops. School outreach, head start collaborations, workshops and classes for teachers. Peggy A. Montes, President 708/636-9504 708/636-9543 www.bronzevillechildrens museum.com FAIRBURY Fairbury Echoes Museum 126 W Locust Fairbury, IL 61739 Livingston, Region: 2 Th-F 1-5pm, Sa 9-12pm. Free. Local history and exhibits. Diane Pawlowski, President 815/692-2191 FAIRFIELD Hanna House Museum Wayne County Historical Society 300 SE 2nd St Fairfield, IL 62837 Wayne, Region: 1 101 E Center St Mar-Nov: Sa, Su 12:30-4:30pm and by appt. Donations welcome. The house features local history exhibits from 1920s with special exhibits on military, civic events, Lion’s memoribilia, schools, Shelton gang, oil boom, sports, country stores, churches, gas pumps, and funeral home equipment. The Society also features local history from the 1800s through 1920. Features industry, Civil War, textiles, WW I and more. Judith Puckett, President

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618/842-3711 x4201 618/842-4425 waynecountyhistory@hotmail.com FAIRMOUNT Fairmount-Jamaica Historical Society 116 S Main St Fairmount, IL 61841-9601 Vermilion, Region: 2 1st Sa 9-11am, 4th of Jul, and by appt. Preserve items of historical interest from the village and surrounding area. Edna Underwood, President 217/288-9278 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS Southwestern Illinois Tourism Development Office 10950 Lincoln Trail Fairview Heights, IL 62208 St. Clair, Region: 1 M-F 9-4:30pm. Scott Leas 618/398-3995 618/397-1945 Scott.Leas@visitsouthwestillinois. org FARMER CITY Farmer City Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 173 Farmer City, IL 61842 DeWitt, Region: 2 224 S Main M-W, F-Sa 9-1pm. Jean Flannery, Curator 309/928-9075 FLOSSMOOR Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Historical Society 2404 Braeburn Ave Flossmoor, IL 60422 Cook, Region: 5 Charles Kratz, Vice President 708/206-2529 FOREST PARK Historical Society of Forest Park 7555 Jackson Blvd Forest Park, IL 60130 Cook, Region: 5 By appt.

Discover, collect, publicize, and display material pertaining to history of Forest Park. Regular mtgs to highlight history. Richard Vitton, President 708/366-2865 FP-History@hotmail.com FRANKFORT Frankfort Area Historical Society PO Box 546 Frankfort, IL 60423 Will, Region: 5 132 Kansas St Su 1-4pm and by appt. Closed JanFeb. Local history, pioneers, historic preservation, school records, speakers, and education programs. Judy Herder, President 815/469-4534 FRANKLIN GROVE Franklin Creek Grist Mill 1893 Twist Road Franklin Grove, IL 61031 Lee, Region: 4 Apr-Oct: Th-Su 1-4pm. $2 Suggested Donation. Reconstructed three-story grist mill operative for corn grinding. 19th century heavy timber construction. Four-ton water wheel that powers large gears in basement to turn stone for grinding. Terry Atos 815/456-2718 fepac@essex1.com www.essex1.com/people/fcpac FRANKLIN PARK Village of Franklin Park "B-12 Tower" 9500 Belmont Franklin Park, IL 60131 Cook, Region: 5 9746 Franklin Ave Open during "Railroad Daze" in May 20th of each year or by appt. Restored 100-year-old switching tower; railroad related history. Dan Pritchett, President 847/671-8235 847/671-8309 pritchett@vofp.com

FREEBURG Freeburg Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 69 Freeburg, IL 62243-0069 St. Clair, Region: 1 By appt. Historic preservation, genealogy. Frank Heiligenstein 618/539-5771 FREEPORT Freeport Arts Center 121 N Harlem Ave Freeport, IL 61032 Stephenson, Region: 4 M-Tu 10-6pm, W-F 10-5pm, Sa- Su 12-5pm, closed holidays. $3 Adults, $2 Children. Over 4,000 artifacts from all continents and periods including antiquities from Rome, Greece, amd Egypt. Ethnographic objects from Africa, SE Asia, and Papua New Guinea. 15-19th centery European painting, prints, and sculpture. Arts programming. Patricia Pasch 815/235-9755 815/235-6015 artscenter@aeroinc.net Silvercreek Museum 2954 S Walnut Rd Freeport, IL 61032 Stephenson, Region: 4 Selected dates - Meml Day-Oct Call for information. Early Americana, Redwing Pottery, Rawleigh items, Stover and Arcade items, industry and agriculture, and antique vehicles. Kay Klever 815/235-7329 thefreeportshow@thefreeport show.com Stephenson County Genealogical Society PO Box 514 Freeport, IL 61032 Stephenson, Region: 4 M 9-5pm, Tu-Th 1-5pm, F 9-12pm. Hours subject to change. Local history and genealogical research, also surrounding counties of Jo Daviess, Ogle, and Carroll.

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Joseph Ginger, President 815/233-2154 jeginger@mwci.net Stephenson County Historical Society 1440 S Carroll Ave Freeport, IL 61032 Stephenson, Region: 4 May-Oct: W-Su 12-4pm; Nov-Apr F-Su 12-4pm. $3 Adults, $1 Children, Members free. 1857 Victorian house, 1843 log cabin, one-room school house, farm and industrial museum with exhibits on Stephenson County; LincolnDouglas debates, Jane Addams, Arcade toys, local history and underground railroad hide-away room. Chris Gordy, Ex Director 8152328419 8152970313 director@StephCoHS.org www.StephCoHS.org GALATIA Galatia Historical Society PO Box 489 Galatia, IL 62935 Saline, Region: 1 War memorial project currently in progress. James M. Baldwin, President GALENA Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 333 Galena, IL 61036 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 908 3rd St Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $3 Adults, $1 Children. House of Congressman E. B. Washburne. It was here that U. S. Grant received the news that he had been elected President. Terry Miller, Site Manager 815/777-3310 815/777-3310 granthome@granthome.com www.granthome.com

Galena / Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum 211 S Bench St Galena, IL 61036-2297 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 Old Blacksmith Shop Museum: MayOct F-M 10-4pm. Daily 9-4:30pm. Closed New Years, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter. $4 Adults, $3.50 Ages 10-18. Many unique artifacts including “Peace in the Union” by Thomas Nast, War of 1812 flag, Ulysses and Julia Grant’s china, and Galena pottery. Blacksmith shop erected in 1897. Winter lecture series, cemetery walk, tours, Christmas ball, publications, and blacksmithing demonstrations. Merrilee Garner, Assistant Director 815/777-9129 815/777-9131 info@galenahistorymuseum.org www.galenahistorymuseum.org Galena Fire Museum 312 1/2 N Main St Galena, IL 61036 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 City of Galena Under restoration. Dave Weide 815/777-1050 Old Market House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 333 Galena, IL 61036 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 123 N Commerce St, Galena Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Mid-19th century hub of community life during Galena’s prosperous era. Market House main floor was used as an open market place with vendors selling goods from their wagons. Changing exhibits. Terry Miller, Site Manager Site Office: 815/777-3310 Old Market House: 815/777-2570 815/777-3310 granthome@granthome.com www.granthome.com

U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 333 Galena, IL 61036 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 500 Bouthiller St Hours are seasonal. Please call. Local and regional History, U. S. Grant and E. B. Washburne research; office and archives. Mid19th century hub of community life during Galena’s prosperous era. Terry Miller, Site Manager Site Office: 815/777-3310 Grant Home: 815/777-0248 815/777-3310 granthome@granthome.com www.granthome.com GALESBURG Carl Sandburg Historic Site Assoc 313 E 3rd St Galesburg, IL 61401 Knox, Region: 3 Daily 9-5pm. Historic House with visitor center. Steve Holden, Site Manager 309/342-2361 steve@sandburg.org www.sandburg.org Carl Sandburg State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 E 3rd St Galesburg, IL 61401 Knox, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Birthplace of Pulitzer Prize-winning author & Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg. The ashes of Sandburg & his wife are inferred on the site. Steve Holden, Site Manager 309/342-2361 309/342-2141 steve@sandburg.org www.sandburg.org Galesburg Civic Art Center 114 E Main St Galesburg, IL 61401 Knox, Region: 3 Tu-F 10:30-4:30pm, Sa 10:30-3pm.

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Painting, sculpture, printmaking, pottery, photography of Illinois artists Carrie J. Inness 309/342-7415 Galesburg Historical Society Museum 534 N Broad St Galesburg, IL 61401-2758 Knox, Region: 3 349 E Main, 3rd Fl M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. Local history, historic preservation, museum, historic structure. Scott Swanson, President 309/342-9278 scott.swanson@insightbb.com Galesburg Railroad Museum PO Box 947 Galesburg, IL 61402 Knox, Region: 3 211 S Seminary St May-Oct: Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. $4 Adults, $1 Children 8-16. Railroad history, telegraph office, caboose tours, and reading room. Michael T. Godsil, President 309/342-9400 Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum VFW Post 2257 1001 Michigan Ave Galesburg, IL 61401 Knox, Region: 3 M-F 9-1pm, Sa 9-4pm. War memoribilia, artifacts, weapons, and uniforms from the Revolutionary War to the present. Jim Verheyen, Commander 309/342-1181 309/343-1830 Knox County Genealogy Society PO Box 13 Galesburg, IL 61402-0013 Knox, Region: 3 Galesburg Public Lib, 40 E Simmons Call for hours. Monthly meetings held at Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of Kellogg and Ferris Sts. Genealogical and historical information regarding Knox County; encourage member research through information, speakers, and workshop. Kathy Hale, Secretary 309/343-1466 hale2@gallatinriver.net www.rootsweb.com/~ilknox /knindex.htm

GALVA Wiley House Galva Historical Society PO Box 24 Galva, IL 61434 Henry, Region: 4 906 W Division 1st Su of month 11-4pm, M, Tu, F, Sa 11-4pm. Galva history, Olaf Krans, schools, newspapers, churches, and industry. Carl Townsend, President 309/932-8992 snelson24@earthlink.net www.galva.com GENESEO Geneseo Colony Questers 111 S Stewart Geneseo, IL 61254-1329 Henry, Region: 4 Diane Greenwood 309/944-3368 Geneseo Historical Museum 205 S State Geneseo, IL 61254 Henry, Region: 4 Tu-F 9-11/1-3pm; Jun-Aug: Sa 24pm. Twenty-seven room Italianate home built in 1855 and second addition in 1867. Underground railroad hiding hole, Lincoln Bronze bust and memoribilia, Native American collection, Victorian Gardens, wood sculptures, and changing exhibits. Angela Snook, Director 309/944-3043 ghmuseum@geneseo.net www.geneseohistoricalmuseum.com GENEVA Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden Preservation Partners of Fox Valley PO Box 903 St. Charles, IL 60174 Kane, Region: 5 1511 S Batavia Ave, Geneva May 15-Oct 15: Sa, Su 1-4:30pm, W 1-4pm, Th 1-4pm for self-guided tours, private tours year-round. Suggested Donation $4 Adults, $3 Seniors, $1 Children. Frank Lloyd Wright 1907 re-designed

home of Col. George and Nelle Fabyan; original Mission-style furnishings; artifacts including Asian ceramic and wood sculptures, historic photos, samurai suit of armor, and mummy; Riverbank Lab exhibits, and code breaking exhibit. Diana Malaker, Director 630/377-6424 630/377-6424 call first fabyanvilla@aol.com Friends of Fabyan PO Box 801 Geneva, IL 60134-0801 Kane, Region: 5 1925 S Batavia Rd Resource center by appt. Jun-Oct: History Walks 2nd Su of month meet at Fabyan Ville at 1pm. $3 for History Walk. Support group for Fabyan Forest Preserve containing Fabyan Villa, a 1907 Frank Lloyd Wright design, resource center, and historic walking tours. Darlene Larson and Mary Jean McCleary, Co-Presidents 630/232-2378 630/262-0914 Geneva History Center 113 S 3rd St Geneva, IL 60134 Kane, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 11-4pm, Su 12-4pm. $2 Suggested Donation. The Center's new facility offers 3,000 square feet of exhibits of local history, expanded archives from 1830 to present, educational programming, and a museum store. David Oberg, Ex Director 630/232-4951 630/232-6069 ghc@genevahistorycenter.org www.genevahistorycenter.org Kane County Genealogical Society PO Box 504 Geneva, IL 60134-0504 Kane, Region: 5 113 S 3rd St Th 12:30-4pm and by appt. Kane County genealogical materials including the Master Every Name

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Index of over 750,000 individual name entries from more than 200 Kane County resources: county history indexes, cemetery records, naturalizations, probate and more. Susan Lye, President 847/697-1029 kcgsinfo@wideopenwest.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilkcgs Peck Farm Park 38W199 Kaneville Rd Geneva, IL 60134 Kane, Region: 5 Michael Kirschman GENOA Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society 622 Park Ave Genoa, IL 60135 DeKalb, Region: 4 2nd Su of month 2-4pm, W 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Local artifacts, genealogy, Leich Electric Telephones and history. 1882 Depot, 1902 Water Works building, caboose. Sandy Lyon, President 815/784-5559 815/784-5559 Sandy131@aol.com GEORGETOWN Georgetown Historical Society 110 E 10th St Georgetown, IL 61846 Vermilion, Region: 2 Larry Lovett 217/662-8449 GILSON Gilson School Foundation 1264 Hamilton Gilson, IL 61436 Knox, Region: 3 During special events and by appt. Restoration of 100 year-old school building with an emphasis on preserving the educational heritage of the school. An educational and local history museum is under development. Susan Garoutte 309/876-2363 redriver@winco.net www.gilsonschool.homestead.com

GLEN CARBON Glen Carbon Heritage Museum 151 N Main Glen Carbon, IL 62034 Madison, Region: 3 124 School St Under rennovation, open Fall 2006. Village history, coal mining, early industrial revolution, company town, microfilm of United Mine Workers of America Union No. 686. 618/288-7271 618/288-1549 Glen Carbon Historic Preservation Commission 151 N Main St Glen Carbon, IL 62034 Madison, Region: 3 Yanda Log Cabin: 148 Main St Local history, art, and photos. 1853 log cabin, garden, and early plant life. 618/288-2671 618/288-1549 GLEN ELLYN Gahlberg Gallery/Arts Center College of DuPage 425 Fawell Blvd Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 DuPage, Region: 5 M-Th 11-3pm, Th 6-8pm, Sa 11-3pm. Contemporary art, historical and educational exhibits, programs, lectures. Barbara Wiesen, Director 630/942-3206 630/790-9806 wiesen@cdnet.cod.edu www.cod.edu/artscntr/gallery.htm Stacy’s Tavern Glen Ellyn Historical Society PO Box 283 Glen Ellyn, IL 60138-0283 DuPage, Region: 5 557 Geneva Rd Su, Tu, W 1:30-4:30pm. Stacy’s Tavern Museum is a fully restored stagecoach inn on its original foundation (circa 1846). Collections feature furniture, clothing, household goods, books, and textiles from 1830-1860. Historic records collection features

over 3,000 digitized images, original photos, and documents of early Glen Ellyn. Janet Langford, Ex Director 630/858-8696 630/469-1867 info@gehs.org www.gehs.org Willowbrook Wildlife Haven 525 S Park Blvd Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6932 DuPage, Region: 5 Daily 9-5pm. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Wildlife education and rehabilitation center featuring the native wildlife and habitats of DuPage County. Marcy Rogge, Curator 630/942-6200 630/469-0034 willowbrook@dupageforest.com www.dupageforest.com GLENCOE Chicago Botanic Garden Chicago Horticultural Society 1000 Lake Cook Rd Glencoe, IL 60022 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 8am-sunset. Closed Dec 25. Parking $12, admission free. The Garden, with its worldrenowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research. The Garden features 23 display gardens and three native habitats, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. Julie McCaffrey, Public Relations Coordinator 847/835-5440 847/835-4484 jmccaffrey@chicagobotanic.org www.chicagobotanic.org Glencoe Historical Society 377 Park Ave Glencoe, IL 60022 Cook, Region: 5 W 9-3pm, 2nd & 4th Su of month 24pm. Free. Local history exhibits, research center, artifacts, and photos.

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Ellen Shubant, President 847/835-0040 www.glencoehistoricalsociety.org GLENVIEW Glenview Area Historical Society 1121 Waukegan Rd Glenview, IL 60025 Cook, Region: 5 Museum: Su 1-4pm; Library: Tu 14pm. Donations welcome. 1864 farmhouse furnished in the late Victorian and Edwardian styles and with artifacts from the Glenview area. Library collections of photos, newspapers, books, and files relating to Glenview residents, businesses, schools, and churches. Beverly Dawson, President 847/724-2235 847/729-4549 berdaw@juno.com gvkhome.northstarnet.org/gvhist Glenview Hangar One Foundation 2040 Lehigh Ave Glenview, IL 60025 Cook, Region: 5 The Glenview Naval Air Station Museum and area aviation history. Bill Marquardt 847/657-0000 Wam51@comcast.net Grove Heritage Association Glenview Park District PO Box 484 Glenview, IL 60025-0484 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8-4:30pm, Sa, Su 9-5pm. Call for information. The citizen support organization of The Grove National Historic Landmark dedicated to preserving The Grove as a specimen prairie grove that, because of its unusual history, is a living compendium of biological knowledge. Restoration and acquisitions, workshops and lectures, archival excerpts from the historical records of the Kennicott family and nature observances are included in monthly newsletter. Stephan Swanson 847/299-6096 847/299-0571 info@glenviewparkdist.org glenviewparkdist.org

Grove National Historic Landmark Glenview Park District 1421 Milwaukee Ave Glenview, IL 60025 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8-4:30pm, Sa, Su 9-5pm. Call for information. The Grove is 124 acres of ecologically diverse prairie grove land preserved and maintained by the Glenview Park District. Programs for adults and children. Kathy Jo Townsend, Secretary 847/299-6096 847/299-0571 info@glenviewparkdist.org glenviewparkdist.org Hartung’s License Plate & Auto Museum 3623 Westlake Glenview, IL 60025 Cook, Region: 5 Hours vary please call. License plates and antique automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, and tractors. Lee Hartung, Owner 847/724-4354 Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot Blvd Glenview, IL 60026 Cook, Region: 5 M 9:30-12pm, Tu-Sa 9:30-5pm, Su 125pm. $6.50 Adults/Children, $5.50 Seniors. Hands-on learning laboratory for children ages birth to age eight. All exhibits and programs are aligned to the Illinois State Learning Standards and are designed to make learning fun and interesting for young children. Sheridan Turner, President/CEO 847/832-6600 847/724-6469 www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org GODFREY American History Museum 712 Willowood Lane Godfrey, IL 62035 Madison, Region: 3 Dr. Harvey Veit 618/466-4333 janiceephillips@sbcglobal.net

GOLCONDA Buel House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 387 Golconda, IL 62938 Pope, Region: 1 Madison and Columbus Sts Open by prior appointment with the Pope County Historical Society. According to local tradition, an important site on the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 Pope County Historical Society Museum PO Box 837 Golconda, IL 62938-0837 Pope, Region: 1 Main & Columbus Ave Apr-Nov: Sa 9-11am, Su 1-3pm. Local history, books, documents, photos, furniture, and other items relating to the county. Mildred McCormick, Corresponding Secretary 618/683-9702 cbcossey@shawneelink.net www.rootsweb.com/~ilpope/ pchs.htm GOLDEN Golden Historical Society PO Box 148 Golden, IL 62339-0148 Adams, Region: 3 902 Prairie Mills Rd Rail Road Museum: 103-105 Quincy; Windmill Museum: 902 County Road Jun-Early Sep: Su 1-4pm and by appt. Preserve local history; restore the 1872 Prairie Mills Windmill; preserve railroad history; display railroad collectibles. Connie Louderback, President 217/455-3151 217/455-3154 clouder@adams.net www.windmill.org

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GRAND DETOUR John Deere Historic Site 8393 S Main St Dixon, IL 61021-9406 Ogle, Region: 4 Grand Detour, see website for directions Daily 9-5pm. Original homestead of John Deere, just north of Dixon, where he created his first self-cleaning plow. The site features a replica of his blacksmith shop with a working blacksmith, an archeological dig site, and gift shop. Lynn Timmerman, Manager 309/748-7957 309/748-1080 timmermanlynna@johndeere.com www.johndeerehistoricsite.com GRANITE CITY Old Six Mile Historical Society PO Box 483 Granite City, IL 62040 Madison, Region: 3 3279 Maryville Rd May-Dec: Su 1-4pm. Furnished with period furniture, pioneer artifacts; 1896 Granite City granite ware exhibit. Georgia Engelke 618/931-3023 GRAYSLAKE Busy Brains Children’s Museum 650 Sycamore Lane Grayslake, IL 60030 Lake, Region: 5 TO OPEN IN 2008. Interactive learning environment for children from birth to age ten. Exhibits will focus on science, art, and the humanities. Alison K. Price, President 224/381-0138 alisonprice@busybrains.org www.busybrains.org Grayslake Historical Society & Museum PO Box 185 Grayslake, IL 600300185 Lake, Region: 5 164 Hawley St

2nd Su 1:30-3:30pm, Th 9-2pm, and by appt. Artifacts pertinent to Grayslake history and early settlers. Charlotte K. Renehan, President 847/223-7663 ChaRenehan@aol.com www.grayslakehistory.org Wright Community Gallery of Art College of Lake County 19351 W Washington St Grayslake, IL 60030 Lake, Region: 5 M-Th 8am-9pm, F-Sa 9-4:30pm, Su 15pm. Hours vary during college breaks. Call for details. A contemporary art gallery with a focus on Illinois artists, especially from Lake County. Collection of over 400 works including early 20th century and contemporary works displayed throughout the college’s three main campuses. Steve Jones, Curator 847/543-2240 847/223-7690 sjones@clcillinois.edu yyz.clcillinois.edu/artgallery GREAT LAKES Great Lakes Naval Museum US Naval Station PO Box 886307 Great Lakes, IL 60088-6307 Lake, Region: 5 Bldg 158, US Naval Station F 1-4pm, Sa-Su 7-3pm, and by appt. Free. History of US Navy boot camp training, including exhibits of uniforms, maps, and photographs; archival collection includes newspapers, photographs, magazines, textbooks, and schedules Therese Gonzalez, Museum Specialist 847/688-3154 847/688-3169 therese.gonzalez@cnet.navy.mil www.greatlakesnavalmuseum.org GREENUP Illinois Military Museum Rte 1 Greenup, IL 62428-9801 Cumberland, Region: 2

Summer: M-F 9-4pm, Sa-Su by appt. Military artifacts: Civil War-present. James Waldrip GREENVILLE Bond County Genealogical Society PO Box 172 Greenville, IL 62246 Bond, Region: 3 Public Library, 911 Killarney M-Tu 12-8pm, F-Sa 10-6pm. Genealogy. Dean Anthony 618/664-3054 Hoiles-Davis Museum Bond County Historical Society PO Box 376 Greenville, IL 62246 Bond, Region: 3 318 W Winter St Rotating exhibits and artifacts related to Bond County history. Special events include April Heritage Day, ice cream socials, and Muny Band concert in June. John Coleman 618/593-5325 president@bondcounty historical.org www.bondcountyhistorical.org Richard W. Bock Sculpture Museum Greenville College 315 E College Ave Greenville, IL 62246-0159 Bond, Region: 3 W, F 1-5pm, Sa 10-2pm. The work of sculptor Richard Bock. Sharon Grimes 618/664-6724 sharon.grimes@greenville.edu GRIDLEY Telephone Museum Foundation PO Box 162 Gridley, IL 61744-0162 McLean, Region: 2 318 Center St M-F 1-4pm, Sa 9-1pm. Donations welcome. Collection includes early telephone equipment, 1875 and 1876 models of Bell's first telephones, telephones used in the area from 1900-2000; 1940 operating switchboard allows visitors to talk over 1930s

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telephones. Rogers Kaufman, Curator 309/747-3177 www.telephonemuseumof gridley.org GRIGGSVILLE Griggsville Area Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 22 Griggsville, IL 62340 Pike, Region: 3 Skinner House: Quincy & Standford St M-F 1-5pm and by appt. Griggsville area genealogy, history, Julia (Grant) Sortis, Nellie Grant, historic house and gardens. June Johnson 217/833-2308 Griggsville Preservation & Restoration Society PO Box 22 Griggsville, IL 62340 Pike, Region: 3 100 N Stanford Tu-W 8-12pm, Th-F 1-5pm, and by appt. Community center; U.S. Grant memorabilia; Page Hatch collection of duck decoys and woodcarvings; genealogy library; historical trades. Caryl Tasker 217/833-2810 GURNEE Mother Rudd House Museum Warren Township Historical Society 4690 Old Grand Ave Gurnee, IL 60031 Lake, Region: 5 Meml Day 1-4pm; Jun-Oct, Dec: 2nd Su 1-4pm; Aug: 2nd Sa 10-4pm. Free. Oldest structure in the area, built in 1843 as a stagecoach stop and inn, also part of the underground railroad. Restored in 1991 and contains two period rooms and displays of furniture, clothing, and objects. Tom Mellen, President 847/263-9540 motherrudd@ameritech.net users.ameritech.net/motherrudd

HAMPTON Brettun & Blacks Store / Museum Hampton Historical Society 431 2nd Ave PO Box 68 Hampton, IL 61256 Rock Island, Region: 4 601 1st Ave May-Oct: Sa-Su 2-5pm. Restored building once used as a general store from 1849 to 1910 and as a pork shipping business from 1820-1949. Collection includes tools, hand-powered elevator, and other store items. Merlin Nelson, President 309/755-0362 hamptonwells@mchsi.com www.hamptonhistory.org HANNA CITY Wildlife Prairie State Park Forest Park Foundation 3826 N Taylor Rd Hanna City, IL 61536 Peoria, Region: 3 Call for information. $5.50 Adults/Teens, $3.50 Ages 4-12, Under 3 free. 2,000 acre zoological park is home to wolves, bison, waterfowl, black bear, elk, cougar, otter, and much more. Pioneer farmstead, log cabin, and oneroom schoolhouse. Linda Prescott 309/676-0998 lprescott@wildlifeprairiestatepark.org www.wildllifeprairiestatepark.org HARDIN Calhoun County Historical Society PO Box 46 Hardin, IL 62047 Calhoun, Region: 3 204 North County Rd W 9-3pm. Donations welcome. Family history publications, U.S. Census records 1830-1900, marriage and cemetery information in books, county histories, country school items and records, school displays, military uniforms, and clothing. Research assistance $10 per hour. L. Emerson Retzer, President 618/653-4285 www.calhounhistoricalsociety.i8.com

HARRISBURG Saline County Genealogical Society PO Box 4 Harrisburg, IL 62946 Saline, Region: 1 4th Tu 9-4pm except holidays. Mtgs: 3rd M 7pm, City Hall, Rm 204. Genealogical library. June Jarrells, President 618/252-6504 Saline County Historical Society PO Box 55 Harrisburg, IL 62946 Saline, Region: 1 1600 Feazel St Tu-Sa 9-4pm, Su 1-4pm. Preservation of history through buildings and artifacts. Charles Blackman, President 618/252-6665 HARTFORD Lewis & Clark State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Lewis & Clark Trail Hartford, IL 62048 Madison, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Lewis and Clark established Camp River Dubois here on the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. They began their epic journey of discovery to the Pacific Ocean from the place on May 14, 1804. Brad Winn, Site Manager 618/251-5811 618/251-5854 clark@campdubois.com www.campdubois.com HARVARD Greater Harvard Area Historical Society PO Box 505 Harvard, IL 60033 McHenry, Region: 5 308 N Hart St May-Nov: Su 1:30-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Harvard area artifacts and history

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HIGHLAND Highland Historical Society PO Box 51 Highland, IL 62249 Madison, Region: 3 Latzer Homestead: 1464 Old Trenton Rd; Albert F. Kaeser Memorial Park and Museum: 1739 E Broadway By appt. $2-3 Suggested Donation. Home of Louis Latzer, founder of the Pet Milk Comp, family artifacts; old stage coach house. Lynn Hargus, President 618/654-7957 or 618/651-8271 Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago PO Box 11752 Chicago, IL 60611 Cook, Region: 5 Highland, IN UASC is an all-volunteer, not-forprofit organization dedicated to the study and preservation of Great Lakes shipwrecks and other submerged cultural resources. Jim Jarecki 708/636-5819 708/636-5847 info@uaschicago.org www.uwarchaeology.org HIGHLAND PARK Heller Nature Center 636 Ridge Rd Highland Park, IL 60035 Lake, Region: 5 2821 Ridge Rd Office: M-Sa 8:30-5pm; Grounds: Daily dawn to dusk. 100 acre nature preserve with three miles of trails; nature programs for school groups and the public. Steve Barger 847/433-6901 847/433-8856 heller@pdhp.org www.hellernaturecenter.org Highland Park Conservation Society 1729 Berkeley Rd Highland Park, IL 60035 Lake, Region: 5 Environmental concerns. Rebecca Grill 847/831-1709

Highland Park Historical Society PO Box 56 Highland Park, IL 60035-0056 Lake, Region: 5 326 Central Ave Tu-F 10-3pm, Sa-Su 2-4pm, closed holidays. $2 Suggested Donation. Local history, artifacts and celebrities; quarterly newsletter. Ellsworth Mills II, Director 847/432-7090 847/432-7307 hphistoricalsociety@att.net HILLSBORO Solomon Harkey House Historical Society of Montgomery County 904 S Main St Hillsboro, IL 62049-1738 Montgomery, Region: 3 Broad and Water Sts Apr-Dec: 1st Su 2-4pm and by appt. Collection and preservation of material that illustrates the history of Montgomery County and make it available to the public through the Solomon Harkey House museum. Idabel Evans, Treasurer 217/532-3329 HILLSIDE Hillside Historical Society 425 Hillside Ave Hillside, IL 60162 Cook, Region: 5 700 N Wolf Rd Currently under restoration. Collection, preservation, and rotating exhibits of local history from the early 1800’s in Hillside’s oldest home built in 1877. EpckeGloss-Schiehorn Historic Site. Sharon Tiedt, President 708/449-6450 708/236-5110 hillsidehistorical@gmail.com www.hillside-il.org HINSDALE Hinsdale Center for the Arts PO Box 175 Hinsdale, IL 60521-0175 DuPage, Region: 5 5903 S County Line Rd

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M-F 9-7pm, Sa 9-3pm. Visual and performing arts programs including exhibitions, classes, lessons, workshops, festivals, outreach, technical assistance to artists, and granting programs. Sherry L. DeVries, Ex Director 630/887-0203 630/887-1470 Hinsdale Historical Society Museum PO Box 336 Hinsdale, IL 60522 DuPage, Region: 5 15 S Clay St F, Sa 10-2pm and by appt. An 1874 house museum furnished and decorated to the period allowing visitors to experience Hinsdale’s formative years. Christmas open house and Brush Hill Fest in Jun to celebrate early settlers. Carrie Hageman, Director 630/789-2600 630/789-3593 hinsdalemuseum@aol.com www.hinsdalehistory.org Robert Crown Center for Health Education 21 Salt Creek Ln Hinsdale, IL 60521-2902 Cook, Region: 5 John Zaremba 630/325-1900 630/325-3970 jzaremba@robertcrown.org www.health-ed.org HOMER Homer Historical Society 605 S Main St Homer, IL 61849 Champaign, Region: 2 107 N Main St Th 1:30-4pm and by appt. Molly Shoaf 217/896-2549 HOMEWOOD Homewood Historical Society PO Box 1144 Homewood, IL 60430-1044 Cook, Region: 5 2035 W 183rd St

Tu, Sa 1-3pm and by appt. Local history, 1891 house museum, historic preservation, public programs, bus tours. Gerald Egdorf 708/799-1896 South Suburban Heritage Association PO Box 917 Homewood, IL 60430-0917 Cook, Region: 5 Memberships and fees for conferences. Promote cultural heritage of Chicago’s southern suburban region, host conferences, and strengthen historical organizations. Elaine Egdorf, Ex Director 708/798-9535 jryegdorf@ameritech.net HOOPESTON

and genealogy. Nancy Kubalanza, President 847/587-0544 flgranthall@yahoo.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilflahs IUKA Halfway Tavern State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Marion, Region: 1 U S Rte 50, Iuka This site is not open for tours. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 IRVING

Hoopeston Historical Society 617 E Washington Hoopeston, IL 60942-1659 Vermilion, Region: 2 Mtgs: 3rd M 7pm, Catholic Parish Hall. Local history. Tommy McMillan 217/283-7898 INA Southern Illinois Room Rend Lake College RR 1 Ina, IL 62845 Jefferson, Region: 1 M-Th 7:45-9:30pm, F 7:45-4:30pm, Sa 8-12pm. Historic and prehistoric artifacts, rare books, old southern Illinois photographs. David Patton 618/437-5321 x275 INGLESIDE Fox Lake-Grant Twp Area Historical Society Museum PO Box 224 Ingleside, IL 60041 Lake, Region: 5 411 Washington St Su 1-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Local history including a Governor Stratton display, military memoribilia and artifacts, photos,

Irving Area Historical Museum PO Box 29 Irving, IL 62051 Montgomery, Region: 3 Lamar Hartman irvingmuseum@consolidated.net www.irvingmuseum.org ITASCA Itasca Historical Commission 100 N Walnut St Itasca, IL 60143 DuPage, Region: 5 Joyce Usher 630/773-0496 630/773-2505 www.itasca.com Itasca Historical Depot Museum 101 N Catalpa Ave Itasca, IL 60143 DuPage, Region: 5 Itasca Historical Society Jun-Aug: Su 1-4pm; Sep-May: Su 13pm. Itasca and Milwaukee RR history. Joan Stinton, Curator 847/773-3363 Spring Brook Nature Center 130 Forest Ave Itasca, IL 60143 DuPage, Region: 5 Grounds: Daily, sunrise to sunset. Visiter Center: Jun-Aug: Tu-Su 11:30-

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5pm; Sep-May: Tu-Su 1-5pm. Donations welcome. Visitor center features large aquarium and displays on native plants and animals. Discovery room offers children’s crafts and discovery packs for check out. Programs for all ages. Raptor programs, raptor aviary, hiking trails, boardwalk, and arboretum. Frederick Maier, Director 630/773-5572 630/773-2239 fmaier@itasca.com www.itascanaturecenter.com JACKSONVILLE David Strawn Art Gallery Art Association of Jacksonville PO Box 1213 Jacksonville, IL 62651-1213 Morgan, Region: 3 331 W College Sep-May: Tu-Sa 4-6pm Su 1-3pm, closed major holidays. Monthly exhibits featuring local and national artists. Permanent collections include an early Mississippian Indian Pottery Collection, the Miriam Cowgur Allen doll collection, and the Charles Prentice Thompson classical collection. Kelly M. Gross, Director 217/243-9390 Governor Duncan Mansion 4 Duncan Pl Jacksonville, IL 62650-1842 Morgan, Region: 3 Meml Day-Labor Day and Jul 4: W, Sa, Su 1-4pm, groups by appt. History of home and Duncan family; costumed docents. Dicey Davis or Elizabeth L. Ford 217/245-2626 Illinois Great Rivers Conference Archives United Methodist Church c/o Pfeiffer Library-MacMurray College, 447 E College Jacksonville, IL 62650-2590 Morgan, Region: 3 M-Th 9:30-4:30pm, F 9:30-3:30pm. Membership, baptismal, and marriage records from closed churches within the United Methodist Church and all predecesser denominations; non-

circulating religious library; local church histories; vertical files on annual conference ministers, churches, and agencies; religious artifacts. Lauretta Scheller, Archivist 217/479-7694 archives@igrac.org www.igrac.org Jacksonville Area Genealogical & Historical Society 416 S Main St Jacksonville, IL 62650 Morgan, Region: 3 M-F 10-4pm. $20 annual member dues. Research for donation. Obituaries 1976 to present; census, marriage, military, and death records; cemetery listings; family histories; local history books, maps, and platbooks. Mary Alkire, Librarian 217/245-5911 jaghs@verizon.net www.csj.net/~jaghs Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Center 200 W Douglas Jacksonville, IL 62650 Morgan, Region: 3 New facility under construction. Call for current information. Local history collection of area. Wanda Tiffany, Curator 217/243-7488 Morgan County Historical Society PO Box 1330 Jacksonville, IL 62651 Morgan, Region: 3 Jacksonville Public Library, 508 W College Ave Education and research in the history of Morgan County, Illinois; operation of an annual five-day Chautauqua with historical re-enactments; historical preservation projects. 217/243-2423 217/245-1226 JERSEYVILLE Jersey County Historical Society 601 N State St Jerseyville, IL 62052 Jersey, Region: 3 Th 1-4pm, F-Sa 10-4pm. Local history and artifacts, genealogy, research center.

Lois Lock, Historian 618/498-3514 jchs@jvil.com www.jerseyusa.net JOLIET Bird Haven Greenhouse Joliet Park District 3000 W Jefferson Joliet, IL 60435 Will, Region: 5 Ted Brodeur Joliet Area Historical Society & Museum 204 N Ottawa Joliet, IL 60432 Will, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Ages 4-17. Local history museum. Special programs for schools, scouts, children, and adults. Traveling exhibits, cemetery walk, overnights, and collector’s showcase and appraisal fair, teas, Key West in Jun, and gala fundraisers. Susan English, Ex Director 815/723-5201 815/722-9039 senglish@jolietmuseum.org www.jolietmuseum.org Joliet Jr. College Living Education History Museum 1215 Houbolt Rd Joliet, IL 60431-8938 Will, Region: 5 By appt. Rural one-room school, 1930's experience, rural history: 1863 to present, nature trail, planetarium shows, picnic area. Dave Cattron/Jim Shinn Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery Joliet Junior College 1216 Houbolt Ave, J Bldg, 2nd Fl Joliet, IL 60431 Will, Region: 5 M-F 8-8pm. Solo and group exhibitions of emerging and established artists. Joe B. Milosevich, Gallery Director 815/280-9020 x2423 815/280-6739 jmilosev@jjc.cc.il.us

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Pilcher Park Nature Center 2501 Highland Park Dr Joliet, IL 60432 Will, Region: 5 Sep-Apr: 9-3pm; May-Aug: 94:30pm. Free. Collection of native fish and reptiles and a red-tailed hawk. K-12 educational programs to introduce to northeastern Illinois flora and fauna, naturalist-guided educational hikes and field trips. Debbie Greene 815/741-7277 dgreene@jolietpark.org www.jolietpark.org/facilities/pilcher park.shtml Rialto Square Theatre 15 E Van Buren St Joliet, IL 60431 Will, Region: 5 102 N Chicago St Group tours Tu 12pm and by appt. A performing arts center, listed on the National Register; classic 1920s theater architecture. Michelle Mudron 815/726-7171 815/726-0352 Slovenian Women’s Union Heritage Museum 431 N Chicago St Joliet, IL 60432 Will, Region: 5 M-F 10-2pm. Donations welcome. The Slovenian Heritage Museum was established to preserve, protect, and interpret the story of the Slovenian immigrant woman. The museum collection includes vintage clothing, musical instruments, religious articles, photographs, art, choral sheet music, musical recordings, and furniture. The library houses over 1000 books. Mary Lou Voelk 815/727-1926 swuhome@msn.com www.swua.org Will-Joliet Billie Lamacher Bicentennial Park 201 W Jefferson St Joliet, IL 60435 Will, Region: 5 M-Th 8-4:30pm, F 8-12pm. Community theatre, children’s drama

classes and productions, pictorial history of area, picnic grounds, outdoor stages, lighted fountain, fishing, and limestone bluffs. Billie Limacher, President 815/724-3760 815/740-2399 bicentennialpark@jolietcity.org www.bicentennialpark.org KAMPSVILLE Center for American Archeology PO Box 366 Kampsville, IL 62053-0366 Calhoun, Region: 3 Corner of Oak and Broadway May 9-Oct 27: Tu-F 10-5pm, Sa 104pm, Su 12-4pm. Donations welcome. Exhibits highlights the archaeology of the Lower Illinois River Valley. Wide variety of education programs. Mary Pirkel, Director of Education 618/653-4316 618/653-4232 caa@caa-archeology.org www.caa-archeology.org KANKAKEE Governor Small Memorial Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Kankakee, Region: 2 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 Kankakee County Museum 801 S 8th Ave Kankakee, IL 60901-4744 Kankakee, Region: 2 Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm. $3 Adults, $2 Students / Seniors. Eight exhibit galleries and two historic structures; archival, artifact, and photo collections; annual Rhubarb Festival; annual gallery of trees Christmas exhibit and monthly lecture series. Norman S. Stevens, Ex Director 815/932-5279 815/932-5204 museum@daily-journal.com www.kankakeecountymuseum.com

Kankakee Railroad Museum 197 S East Ave Kankakee, IL 60901 Kankakee, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 11-4pm, Su 12-4pm. Closed 4th weekend of each month. $2 Donation. Preserving the railroad heritage of our community. Railroad artifacts, 1947 Pullman Coach-Dining car, and caboose. Jim Schwade, Curator 815/939-9638 jimschwade@yahoo.com www.kankakeerrmuseum.us Riverview Historic District PO Box 1787 Kankakee, IL 60901-5209 Kankakee, Region: 2 834 S Greenwood Ave Preservation of historic residences. June Boisvert 815/935-8534 KEITHSBURG Keithsburg Museum PO Box 79 Keithsburg, IL 61442-0079 Mercer, Region: 4 302 14th St Su 1-4pm, M-F 8-12pm. Donations welcome. Local history, Civil War, WW I, WW II, Desert Shield/Desert Storm, info on Korea and Viet Nam Wars, school pictures, 1800s newspapers and microfilm. Sharon Reason 309/374-2659 shareail@mcics.com Yellowbanks Heritage Association PO Box 79 Keithsburg, IL 61447 Mercer, Region: 4 Promote, develop tourism in area, encourage economic development, recognition, preservation, and restoration of historic/prehistoric sites. Barbara Kelly 309/582-7551 KENILWORTH Kenilworth Historical Society 415 Kenilworth Ave Kenilworth, IL 60043 Cook, Region: 5

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M 9-4:30pm, Th 9-12pm and by appt. Free. Local history and architecture; children's museum; library. Melinda Kwedar, Curator 847/251-2565 847/251-2565 kenilworthhistory@earthlink.net www.kenilworth history.org KEWANEE Henry County Genealogical Society PO Box 346 Kewanee, IL 61443-0346 Henry, Region: 4 Kewanee Public Library Genealogical Library: M, W, Sa 15pm, closed holidays. Preservation of family genealogy documents; assistance for beginning genealogists. Mary Jane Skoglund 309/853-4189 Kewanee Historical Society 211 N Chestnut St Kewanee, IL 61443-2019 Henry, Region: 4 Sa-Su 1:30-4pm. Local history, military history, Corn Huskers Hall of Fame. Robert Richards 309/854-9701 KINMUNDY Ingram’s Pioneer Log Cabin RR 2, Box 22 Kinmundy, IL 62854 Marion, Region: 1 Daily 10-5pm. Sixteen authentic log cabins; thirteen open to the public; authentically furnished; 1818-1860. Robert Ingram 618/547-3241 KNOXVILLE Knox County Museum Knox County Historic Sites, Inc. Public Square Knoxville, IL 61448 Knox, Region: 3 Summer: Su 1-4pm. Call for other times. Local family history 1830-1900, courthouse, jail, and log cabin.

Sally Hutch Croft, Curator 309/875-3109 LACON Marshall County Historical Society & Museum PO Box 123 Lacon, IL 61540 Marshall, Region: 4 314 5th St M, W 9-12pm. Donations welcome. Local history collections, genealogy. Jean L. Davis, Director 309/246-2349 mchs@joysta.com www.il-mchs.org LAFOX Garfield Farm Museum Garfield Heritage Society Box 403 LaFox, IL 60147-0403 Kane, Region: 5 3N016 Garfield Rd at Rte 38 Jun-Sep: W, Su 1-4pm and by appt. $3. Historically intact former 1840s farmstead and teamster inn being restored as an 1840s living history museum. Jerome Johnson, Director 630/584-8485 630/584-8522 info@garfieldfarm.org www.garfieldfarm.org LAGRANGE LaGrange Area Historical Society 444 S LaGrange Rd LaGrange, IL 60525-2448 Cook, Region: 5 W 9:30-12pm and by appt. The Society, located in the historic 1874 Samual Vial home and in the LaGrange Historic District, is dedicated to the stufy of the history of LaGrange with a research library, archives, photographs, historic costumes, period rooms, family biographies, oral histories, and house research. There are also

rotating exhibits and special programs. Jeannine McLaughlin, President 708/482-4248 708/579-1735 lagrangehistory@sbcglobal.net www.lagrangehistory.org LAHARPE LaHarpe Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 289 LaHarpe, IL 61450 Hancock, Region: 3 111 E Main M, Sa 9-11/1-4pm. Donations welcome. Local artifacts, Lincoln, Oatman and Duryea families, Quill newspapers (1898-2005), genealogy files, cemetery and history books. Darlene Bennett 217/659-3635 LAKE BLUFF Vliet Museum of Lake Bluff History 127 E Scranton Ave PO Box 250 Lake Bluff, IL 60044-0250 Lake, Region: 5 Tu, Th 1-4pm, Sa 10-1pm, and by appt. Free. Photographs, letters, village and school records, books, videos, building and home surveys, lectures, tours, and exhibits. Tom Tincher, President 847/482-1571 847/295-2337 lbluff@aol.com www.lakebluffhistory.org LAKE FOREST Lake County Historical Society Lake Forest College 555 N Sheridan Rd Lake Forest, IL 60045-2396 Lake, Region: 5 Donnelley Library, Special Collections M-F 8:30-5pm (for phone queries). Early Lake County history, Native Americans and early settlers, French explorers. Arthur Miller, Librarian 847/234-3100

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Lake Forest - Lake Bluff Historical Society 361 E Westminster Lake Forest, IL 60045 Lake, Region: 5 Tu, W, Th, Su 1-4pm. Local history, genealogy and architecture. Janice Hack, Ex Director 847/234-5253 847/234-5236 info@lflbhistory.org www.lflbhistory.org Sonnenschein Gallery Lake Forest College 555 N Sheridan Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399 Lake, Region: 5 Daily 2:30-5pm. Pre-Columbian and African sculpted works, master photographs, small selection of 19th and 20th century paintings. Rebecca Goldberg 847/735-5194 847/735-6190 goldberg@lfc.edu LANARK Lanark Public Library 110 W Carroll Lanark, IL 61046 Carroll, Region: 4 Tu, W, F 12-5pm, Th 12-7:30pm, Sa 10-3pm. Carroll County cemetery and census records, county histories, microfilm newspapers. Janie Dollinger 815/493-2166 lanarklib@internetni.com www.internetni.com/~lanarklib LANSING Lansing Historical Museum & Society PO Box 1776 Lansing, IL 60438-0633 Cook, Region: 5 2750 Indiana Ave M 6-8pm, W 10-12pm, Sa 10-12pm except Jun-Aug. Extended hours for Christmas tree exhibit. Special exhibits, oral history, museum tours, educational programs. Betty Humphrey, Curator 708/474-6160

LASALLE Hegeler Carus Mansion & Fdn 1307 7th St LaSalle, IL 61301 LaSalle, Region: 4 Tours held on the hour: W-Su 124pm. $7 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Students, Group discount. 1874-1876 Victorian mansion on the National Register of Historic Places. Elegant rooms feature 13-foot-high, stenciled ceilings; intricate woodwork; parquet floors; floor-toceiling windows and other fine details of a century-old masterpiece. 2nd Sunday Lecture Series, 3rd Fridays Concert Series, 4th Friday Movie at the Mansion. Sharon Wagenknecht, Ex Director 815/224-5891 815/224-5801 execdirector@hegelercarus.org www.hegelercarus.org LAWRENCEVILLE Lawrence County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 425 Lawrenceville, IL 62439 Lawrence, Region: 1 12th and State St Local history, genealogy. John M. King, President 618/945-9575 Lincoln Trail Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Lawrence, Region: 1 West end of Lincoln Memorial Bridge, US Rte 50, Lawrenceville Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 LEBANON Lebanon Historical Society 309 W St Louis St Lebanon, IL 62254-1516 St. Clair, Region: 1 Local history and museum. 618/537-4498

LEMONT Camp Sagawau Environmental Learning Center Forest Preserve Dist of Cook County 12545 W 11th St Lemont, IL 60439 Cook, Region: 5 Rte 83 and Archer Ave M-F 7-3pm. Free. Public programs on area geology and natural history, environmental education workshops for teachers/group leaders. Mike Konrath 630/257-2045 www.fpdcc.com Lemont Area Historical Society Museum PO Box 126 Lemont, IL 60439-0126 Cook, Region: 5 306 Lemont St Tu, Th, F 10-2pm, Sa 10-1pm, Su 14pm. $1 Adults, $.50 Children. Local history, genealogy, photos, library, museum, archives, educational programs, building restoration, tours and weddings. Susan Donahue, Secretary 630/257-2972 630/257-2972 lahsinfo@yahoo.com www.lemonthistorical.org LENA Lena Area Historical Society PO Box 620 Lena, IL 61048-0620 Stephenson, Region: 4 427 Grove St May-Sep: Sa-Su 1-4pm and by appt. Local history. Sharon Welton 815/291-7944 sharonwelton@hotmail.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilstephe /lena.html LERNA Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 100 Lerna, IL 62440-0100

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Coles, Region: 2 400 S Lincoln Highway Rd Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Preserves the last home of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s father and step-mother. Living history program illustrates daily life on a mid-19th century farm. Matthew Mittelstaedt, Site Manager 217/345-1845 217/345-6472 lincoln.log@illinois.gov www.lincolnlogcabin.org Moore Home State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site PO Box 100 Lerna, IL 62440 Coles, Region: 2 1300 S Lincoln Highway Rd Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Site of President-elect Lincoln’s last visit with his beloved step-mother and family before journeying to Washington, D.C in 1861. Mathew Mittelstaedt, Site Manager 217/345-1845 217/345-6472 www.lincolnlogcabin.org lincoln.log@illinois.gov LEROY

Lewistown, IL 61542 Fulton, Region: 3 Daily 8:30-5pm. Free. Explore 12,000 years of human experience in Illinois River Valley. Site features archaeological exhibits, unique artifacts, multi-media presentations, picnic grounds, and programs. Dr. Michael Wiant, Director 309/547-3721 309/547-3189 mwiant@museum.state.il.us www.museum.state.il.us Lewistown Society for Historic Preservation PO Box 65 Lewistown, IL 61542-0065 Fulton, Region: 3 396 S Main St Apr 1-Oct 31: Weekends and by appt. Preservation of Lewistown's historic resources. Donna M. Davis, Treasurer 309/547-2806 Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum PO Box 65 Lewistown, IL 61542 Fulton, Region: 3 300 Blk S Main St May-Oct: Tu-Su 1-5pm and by appt. Circa 1800 blacksmith shop and museum, antique tools, pictures, area memorabilia. Don R. Braden 309/547-2081 LEXINGTON

847/367-0707 847/367-0804 dianna@adlercenter.org www.adlercenter.org Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society 413 N Milwaukee Ave Libertyville, IL 60048 Lake, Region: 5 Jun-Aug: Su 2-4pm; Dec 4-5, 11-12, 18 1-5pm.$2 Adults, $1 Children. Collection and preservation of local history; research center, by appt, Ansel B. Cook Home 1878 Victorian home museum. Jerrold Schulkin, President 847/362-2330 LINCOLN Heritage In-Flight Museum 1351 Airport Rd Lincoln, IL 62656 Logan, Region: 3 Jackie Burke Lincoln College Museum 300 Keokuk St Lincoln, IL 61656 Logan, Region: 3 M-F 9-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm, closed holidays. Donations welcome. Large collection of rare and original Abraham Lincoln and Civil War related items including furnishings, books, firearms, and documents. Tour and school groups encouraged. Ron Keller, Director 217/732-3155 x295 rkeller@lincolncollege.com www.lincolncollege.edu /museum Logan County Genealogy & Historical Society 114 N Chicago St Lincoln, IL 626562729 Logan, Region: 3 Tu-F 11-4pm, Sa 10-1pm. Genealogy, history and artifacts of Logan County, Abraham Lincoln Room with photographs, artifacts, and books. Jean Cypher, President 217/732-3200 lcghs1@msn.com www.rootsweb.com/~illcghs

Rike House Guild Museum PO Box 232 LeRoy, IL 61752 McLean, Region: 2 406 N Chestnut By appt and special occasions. House built in 1853 and furnished to the 1890s period. Mary M. Humphrey, President 309/962-3311 LEWISTOWN Dickson Mounds Illinois State Museum 10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd

Lexington Genealogical & Historical Society 318 W Main St Lexington, IL 61753-1328 McLean, Region: 2 Tu-Sa 9-4pm. Genealogy history. Verda Gerwick, President 309/365-4591 LIBERTYVILLE David Adler Cultural Center 1700 N Milwaukee Ave Libertyville, IL 60048 Lake, Region: 5 Dianna Monie

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Postville Courthouse State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 355 Lincoln, IL 62656 Logan, Region: 3 914 5th St Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. The 8th Judicial Circuit in Logan County; Lawyer Abraham Lincoln in Logan County; county government of the 1840s; furnishings. 217/732-8930 217/735-4626 LISLE Jurica Nature Museum Benedictine University 5700 College Rd Lisle, IL 60532-0900 DuPage, Region: 5 Sep-May: M-F 1-5pm, Su 2-4pm. Natural history collection featuring mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates, and minerals. Guided tours for school groups. Discovery boxes for teachers and home schoolers. Mary Mickus 630/829-6546 630/829-6547 mmickus@ben.edu www.ben.edu/museum Lisle Heritage Society 923 School St Lisle, IL 60532 DuPage, Region: 5 825 School St Local history, historic preservation, genealogy. Edgar L. Land, President. 630/968-2747 Lisle Station Park 921 School St Lisle, IL 60532 DuPage, Region: 5 Apr-Dec: Tu, Th, Su 1-4pm; JunAug: also open on W. Heritage and culture of 19th century northern Illinois, 1874 CB & Q

Depot, 1850's Netzley-Yender Farmhouse, 1830's Beaubien Tavern and 1881 CB & Q caboose. Jacob Lozano 630/968-0499 jacoblozano@hotmail.com The Morton Arboretum 4100 IL Rte 53 Lisle, IL 605321293 DuPage, Region: 5 Daily DST: 7-7pm; CST: 7-5pm. $7 Adults, $5 Seniors, $4 Children 312. Under 3 free. Discounts on W. 1700 acres of trees and plants from US and overseas. Renowned research facility advises government foresters, businesses, and homeowners on tree issues. Education department classes and special events create an engaging visitor experience. Gina Tedesco, Public Relations 630/725-2103 630/725-2090 gtedesco@mortonarb.org www.mortonarb.org LITCHFIELD Montgomery County Genealogical Society PO Box 212 Litchfield, IL 62056-0212 Montgomery, Region: 3 Litchfield Public Library, 400 N State M-Th 10-8pm, F 10-5pm, Sa 10-2pm. Genealogy, local history. David A. Jackson, President 217/324-4841 217/324-3884 info@mcgsil.com LOCKPORT Gaylord Building 200 W 8th St Lockport, IL 60441 Will, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-6pm, Su 12-6pm. Free. The oldest remaining commercial building in the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor built in 1838. Explore the building’s canal exhibits and enjoy its public landing restaurant. Mark S. Harmon, Site Director

815/588-1100 815/588-1101 mharmon@canalcor.org www.canalcor.org/gaylord/ index.html Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor 15701 S Independence Blvd Lockport, IL 60441-7455 Will, Region: 5 M-F 8-4:30pm, closed holidays. Canal history, Illinois. 815/740-2049 ilmi.interpretation@rps.gov www.nps.gov/ilmi Illinois Canal Society 1109 Garfield Lockport, IL 60441 Will, Region: 5 Materials in Lewis University archives. John Lamb 815/838-0500 x322 Lockport Area Genealogical & Historical Society 121 E 8th St Lockport, IL 60441 Will, Region: 5 M-Th 9-9pm, F 9-6pm, Sa 9-4pm, Su 1-5pm. Free. Archival photos and documents relating to local genealogy and history housed in library. Candace Hrecha 815/838-6236 www.dpvlib.org/laghs/laghs home.htm Lockport Gallery Illinois State Museum Lockport, IL 60441 Will, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm, closed holidays. Call for exhibit schedule information. Free. The Gallery, a branch of the Illinois State Museum, features changing exhibitions of art by past and contemporary Illinois artists and artisans. Exhibits are complimented by educational events, group tours, and outreach activities. Jim L. Zimmer, Site Director 815/838-7400 jzimmer@museum.state.il.us www.museum.state.il. us/ismsites/lockport

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Lockport Township Park District 1911 S Lawrence Ave Lockport, IL 60441 Will, Region: 5 Gladys Fox Museum, 231 E 9th M 9-11/1-4pm, W 9-11am, F 1-4pm, and by appt. Free. Historic building, local history, 18th century canal town. Cultural and special exhibits. Barbara Soviak Morrissette 815/838-1183 815/838-4974 bsoviak@lockportpark.org www.lockportpark.org Will County Historical Society 803 S State St Lockport, IL 60441-3433 Will, Region: 5 Illinois & Michigan Canal Museum; Will County Settlement. Tu-Su 12-4pm. Closed M and holidays. Donations welcome. Located in the original (1837) I & M Canal office; Illinois and Michigan Canal history; Will County history. The Settlement, established on the former I & M Canal landing, is home to fourteen structures from the county moved to the site. They include Wells Corner School, an 1873 farmhouse, and many more. 815/838-5080 815/838-5080 info@willcountyhistory.org www.willcountyhistory.org LOMBARD DuPage County Genealogical Society PO Box 133 Lombard, IL 60148-0133 DuPage, Region: 5 Thomas Fetters, President Lombard Historical Society & Museum 23 W Maple St Lombard, IL 60148-2512 DuPage, Region: 5 Sheldon Peck Homestead: 355 E Parkside Museum: Su, W 1-4pm and by appt; House: Tu, Sa 1-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. 1882 house museum offering group tours, school, & scout programs. Local history archive accessible to

the public. 1839 Sheldon Peck home featuring many Peck portraits. Local history. Seleena Lanza, Director 630/629-1885 630/629-9927 lombard_historical_society@ netzero.net LONG GROVE Long Grove Historical Society 338 Old McHenry Rd Long Grove, IL 60047 Lake, Region: 5 By appt only. Donations welcome. 1860s one-room school house, barn, and farmhouse with period furnishings, tools, and equipment. Ann Dickson, President 847/438-7902 LOUISVILLE

Cook, Region: 5 3910 Barry Point Rd, Lyons This site is closed to visitors. History of Lyons, historic tower restoration, exhibits. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 Lyons Historical Commission Hofmann Tower Restoration League PO Box 392 Lyons, IL 60534-0392 Cook, Region: 5 3910 Riverwalk Drive Donations welcome. History and artifacts of Lyons, and historic tower restoration. Nadine Pankow, President 708/447-6731 MACOMB

Clay County Genealogical Society PO Box 94 Louisville, IL 62858-0094 Clay, Region: 1 West side of square Sa 9-4pm; Apr-Dec: M 12-4pm; Winter: 2nd M 12-4pm. Collecting, preserving, past and present family's histories; publishing Clay County materials. Jean Bailey 618/665-3283 jkbailey@wabash.net LYNDON Lyndon Historical Society PO Box 112 Lyndon, IL 61261-0112 Whiteside, Region: 4 405 4th St West Irregular hours; call for information. Collection and preservation of Lyndon historical items. Gene Harrington 815/778-4511 LYONS Hofmann Tower State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701

Archives & Special Collections Western Illinois University 1 University Circle Macomb, IL 61455 McDonough, Region: 3 M-F 8-4:30pm. University history, western Illinois history, literature, regional photos. Marla Vizdal, Archivist 309/298-2717 309/298-2781 mc-vizdal@wiu.edu www.wiu.edu/library/units/archives Baxter-Snyder Center for Icarian Studies, WIU Library 1 University Circle Macomb, IL 61455-1390 McDonough, Region: 3 M-F 8-4:30pm. Icarian communities, social and cultural history, and immigration. Jeffrey Hancks, Professor 309/298-2718 309/298-2781 jl-hancks@wiu.edu www.wiu.edu/library/units/archives Illinois Regional Archives Depository Western Illinois University 1 University Circle Malpass Library, 6th Fl Macomb, IL 61455 McDonough, Region: 3

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M-F 8-4pm. Local government records from Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Knox, McDonough, Mercer, Peoria, Pike, Rock Island, Schuyler, Stark, and Warren Counties. IRAD Intern 309/298-2716 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html McDonough County Genealogical Society PO Box 202 Macomb, IL 61455-0202 McDonough, Region: 3 Macomb District Public Library M, Tu, Th, Sa 9-6pm, W, F 9-9pm. Area genealogical materials; local history. Sarah Semonis 309/837-4558 McDonough County Historical Society PO Box 86 Macomb, IL 61455-0086 McDonough, Region: 3 Local history. Museum of Geology Western Illinois University 118 Tillman Hall Macomb, IL 61455 McDonough, Region: 3 M-F 9-12pm, 1-4:30pm, and by appt. Geology, geo-science education, paleontology. Robert Johnson 309/298-1368 Two Rivers Arts Council Western Illinois University PO Box 640 Macomb, IL 61455 McDonough, Region: 3 Shad Hill: Tu-Su 10-5pm. Folk art/music, documentation, preserve history, cultures, market place for regional artists. Yvonne Knapp 309 758-5442 WIU Art Gallery Western Illinois University Macomb, IL 61455-1396 McDonough, Region: 3 M-F 9-4pm, Tu 6-8pm, and by appt. during exhibitions. Closed during

university vacations. Art, contemporary graphics, paintings, sculpture, ceramics. John R. Graham, Curator 309/298-1587 309/298-2400 Western Illinois Museum 201 S Lafayette Macomb, IL 61455 McDonough, Region: 3 Tu-Sa 10-4pm. Free, donations welcome. General history of west-central Illinois, in particularly the area of the Illinois Military Tract, with artifact collections spanning ancient Native Americans, colonial fur trappers, early settlement of Illinois, and the Civil War through the 20th century. Daniel Smith, Curator 309/837-2750 309/833-3575 wimuseum@macomb.com Western Illinois Tourism Development Office 581 Deere Rd Macomb, IL 61455-7719 McDonough, Region: 3 Roger Carmack 309/837-7460 309/833-4754 rcarmack@macomb.com www.macomb.com MAEYSTOWN Maeystown Preservation Society PO Box 25 Maeystown, IL 62256 Monroe, Region: 1 113 Mill St Weekends and tours by appt. Local history Civil War to the present. Linda Green, Treasurer 618/458-5698 Lkgreen52@hotmail.com MAHOMET Early American Museum Champaign County Forest Preserve District PO Box 1040 Mahomet, IL 61853-0669

Champaign, Region: 2 600 N Lombard Mar-Dec daily 1-5pm; Jun-Aug MSa 10-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Free. Interprets East Central Illinois through local history, early settlement, agriculture, textile production and decorative arts. Strong lighting and blacksmithing collections; cloth making tools; telephone equipment. Programs include public events for families, artisan demonstrations, public lectures, CPDU workshops for teachers and summer activities for children. School programs geared to meet Illinois State Learning Standards. Cheryl Kennedy, Director 217/586-2612 217/586-3491 ckennedy@ccfpd.org www.earlyamericanmuseum.org MANHATTAN Manhattan Twp Historical Society PO Box 53 Manhattan, IL 60442 Will, Region: 5 Public Library, 240 Whitson M-F 9-5pm. Artifacts, preserving history, photos. Janet Werner 815/478-3374 MANITO Manito Historical Society 206 W State St Manito, IL 61546 Mason, Region: 3 Local history, local artifacts, genealogy, school and jail buildings. Alice Talbott 309/968-6416 MANLIUS Manlius Historical Society PO Box 134 Manlius, IL 61338 Bureau, Region: 4 N Maple St By appt only. Housed in the First State Bank, an example of Prairie Style architecture and one of the few remaining works of Parker Noble Berry, the museum

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focuses on local history and preservation of the site. Dee McCune, President 815/445-3281 MANTENO Manteno Historical Society 192 W 3rd St Manteno, IL 60950-1104 Kankakee, Region: 2 1st Sa of month 1-4pm and by appt. Local history, artifacts and genealogy research, school house, Skinner house, and medical exhibits. Jeff Jarvis, President 815/468-3960 MAQUON Maquon Historical Association 306 Jackson St Maquon, IL 61458 Knox, Region: 3 By appt. One-room school museum over 124 years-old on two levels with Maquon and area historical items, school items, tours for school children, youth groups, or individuals. Marilyn Anell, President 309/289-2817 mranell@grics.net MARION Williamson County Historical Society 105 S Van Buren St Marion, IL 62959 Williamson, Region: 1 Th 9-3pm. Tours: $2 Adults, $1 Children. Research library free. Old Jail Museum built in 1913, one of only five in the US and used as a county jail and sheriff’s residence until 1972. Displays focus on Southern Illinois history. Research library and gift shop. Charla Murphy 618/982-2530 charla@thewchs.com www.thewchs.com MARISSA Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 47 Marissa, IL 62257-0047

St. Clair, Region: 1 610 S Main W 12-3pm and by appt. Free. Genealogical library and collection of artifacts from area including military items, coal mine items, and photos. Edla Jones, Vice President 618/295-2562 kfj@egyptian.net www.marissahgs.org MARSHALL

Summer: by appt only. Local history museum, civil war era covered wagon, 1903 hearse, 1928 International truck with seed cleaner, 1937 fire engine, tractors, early apple sorting table, 1907 gear driven bicycles, old gas pumps, many old pictures and much more. Larry Wolfe 217/382-4059 donnell@mymailstation.com MASOUTAH

Clark County Genealogical Society PO Box 153 Marshall, IL 62441 Clark, Region: 2 521 Locust St Th-Sa 12:30-3pm and by appt. Clark County genealogy and history, family history, marriage, birth, census records, and newspaper microfilm. Betty Turner, President 217/826-2864 Clark County Historical Society PO Box 207 Marshall, IL 62441-0207 Clark, Region: 2 502 S 4th Summer: Su 2-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Historic House listed on the National Register of Historic Places, first post office, local history. Charles Gamm, President 217/826-2252 MARTINSVILLE Lincoln School Museum Martinsville Chamber of Commerce PO Box 429 Martinsville, IL 62442 Clark, Region: 2 .25 mi northeast of I70 at exit 135 Jun-Aug: Su 2-4pm and by appt. Education, history of restored oneroom schoolhouse. Carolyn Kelley, Director 217/382-4765 ckelley62442@yahoo.com www.clarkcountyil.org Vintage Antiques of Yesteryear PO Box 448 Martinsville, IL 62442 Clark, Region: 2 .25 mile North of I70

Mascoutah Historical Society 504 N Jefferson St Mascoutah, IL 62258-1421 St. Clair, Region: 1 Berger-Kiel House: 931 N 6th St By appt. Local history, Mascoutah city and township, Engelmann township. Carol Klopmeyer 618/566-2567 MATTOON Association for the Preservation of Historical Coles County PO Box 1999 Mattoon, IL 61838 Coles, Region: 2 Preservation and utilization of historic and cultural resources of Coles County; awaken public awareness and appreciation of such resources through advocacy and education. Jackie L. Wilen 217/345-5145 217/348-7348 jcwilen@mcleodusa.net Coles County Historical Society 1320 Lafayette Ave Mattoon, IL 61938 Coles, Region: 2 By appt. Greenwood school museum, Dudley house (1892 National Register site), exhibits, school programs, lectures. Debra Reid 217/235-6744 217/345-2934 MAYWOOD Maywood Historical Society PO Box 35 Maywood, IL 60153-2304

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Cook, Region: 5 202 S 2nd Ave Jeri Stenson 708/345-5816 West Town Museum of Cultural History Operation Uplift, Inc 104 S 5th Ave Maywood, IL 60153 Cook, Region: 5 W 9-3pm and by appt. $3 Adults, $2 Youth under 13. Multi-cultural heritage of Maywood since the 1800s including underground railroad history and exhibits. Northica H. Stone, President 708/343-3554 708/343-3557 knowself@ameritech.net MCHENRY

The Hume-Carnegie houses artifacts related to the history of Mendota including locally made organs, Wild Bill Hickok collection, schools, and industry. The Union Depot Railroad Museum has a railroad layout of Mendota in the first half of the 20th century including railroad artifacts, a dining car, combine car, 4978 steam engine, and a caboose.The Breaking the Prairie Museum presently consists of two buildings: The Mathesius Brothers Barn features early agricultural history. The Country Chapel, a social and religious center, is available for public use for nominal fee. Shirley Pierson, Manager 815/539-3373 815/539-3922 mendotamuseums@tsf.net www.mendotamuseums.org MEREDOSIA

Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 113 E Partridge Metamora, IL 61548 Woodford, Region: 2 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Local history, pioneers, historic preservation, museum, historic structure. Site Manager 309/367-4470 Metamora Historical & Preservation Society PO Box 144 Metamora, IL 61548 Woodford, Region: 2 Judy Maksimovich METROPOLIS Fort Massac State Historic Site 1308 E 5th St Metropolis, IL 62960-9595 Massac, Region: 1 Summer: M-Su 10-5:30pm; Winter: M-Su 10-4:30pm. Reconstructed American Fort, local history, pioneers, and military. Terry Johnson, Superintendent 618/524-4712 618/524-9321 Massac County Historical Society 405 Market St Metropolis, IL 62960 Massac, Region: 1 Sa-Su 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Restored 1870 two-story brick home with some original furnishings and Civil War items. County history displays and special tours. Paul Fellows, President 618/524-7203 thecrow@midwest.net MIDDLETOWN Knapp Museum Knapp / Chesnut / Becker Historical Society 101 S Clinton Middletown, IL 62666 Logan, Region: 3 Tu 2-5pm, W 1-4pm, Sa 9-12pm. Call for information. Local history collections.

McHenry Preservationists 306 N River Rd McHenry, IL 60050-9241 McHenry, Region: 5 Mable Pieroni 815/385-3163 MCLEANSBORO Hamilton County Museum 205 N Washington St McLeansboro, IL 62859-1048 Hamilton, Region: 1 2nd Fl of McCoy Memorial Library F 1-4pm and by appt. Local history and genealogy. Eugene Van Winkle 618/643-4203 MENDOTA Mendota Historical Society PO Box 433 Mendota, IL 61342-0433 La Salle, Region: 4 Hume-Carnegie: 901 Washington St, Sa-Su 1-4pm; Union Depot Railroad Museum: 783 Main St., Meml-Labor Day: W-Sa 125pm; after Labor Day Sa-Su 12-5pm. Breaking Prairie Museum: 684 8th St., daily. $2 Adults, $1 Children, $3 both sites.

Meredosia Area Historical Society PO Box 304 Meredosia, IL 62665-0304 Morgan, Region: 3 Main St Tu-W, F-Sa 1-5pm. Workplace of the Illinois RiverNorthern Cross RR/Wabash RR. Dora Dawson 217/584-1356 dlddosh@adams.net METAMORA Illinois Mennonite Historical & Genealogical Society 675 State Rte 116 Metamora, IL 61548 Woodford, Region: 2 Illinois Mennonite Heritage Center Apr-Oct: F-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1:304:30pm, and by appt. Archives, library, museum, Sutter barn, Grossdawdy house, museum, arboretum; historical Mennonite and Amish artifacts, archives, collection, preservation, recording of Illinois Mennonite and Amish history. Edwin J. Stalter, President 309/367-2551 309/392-2518 imhgs@comcast.net imhgs.org

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Preservation and promotion of local history and sites. Winnie Golden 217/445-2708 whpost@aol.com MIDLOTHIAN Midlothian Historical Society 14801 Pulaski Midlothian, IL 60445 Cook, Region: 5 14609 Springfield 1st and 3rd Sa 11-2pm. History of Midlothian. Deborah McAdams 708/389-0200 708/389-0255 MOLINE Black Hawk Folklore Society 6600 34th Ave Moline, IL 61265 Rock Island, Region: 4 Daily 8-9pm. Doug Stevens 309/796-1311 Deere-Wiman House & Butterworth Center Butterworth Memorial Trust 1105 8th St Moline, IL 61265 Rock Island, Region: 4 Butterworth Center: 1105 8th St Deere-Wiman House: 817 11th Ave Jul-Aug: Su 1-4pm; Year-round: MF by appt. Donations welcome, bus groups $2 for one house, $4 for both. 1892 home of Katherine and William Butterworth, descendant of John Deere. Home features three extensive remodelings including a room to house 1700s venetian ceiling painting; 1872 Victorian style DeereWiman House was designed by William LeBaron Jenny and tells the story of four generations of Deeres. Both houses include gardens. Gretchen Small, Program Director 309/765-7971 309/765-9667 gsmall@butterworthcenter.com www.butterworthcenter.com

John Deere Collectors Center 320 16th St Moline, IL 61265 Rock Island, Region: 4 M-F 9-5pm, Sa 10-5pm, Su 1-4pm. Center is for collecting enthusiasts to learn about restoration of early tractors, equipment and memorabilia as well as collecting. Brian Holst, Manager 309/748-7947 309/748-7946 holstbrian@johndeere.com www.johndeerecollectorsctr.com John Deere Pavilion 1400 River Drive Moline, IL 61265 Rock Island, Region: 4 M-F 9-5pm, Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-4pm. The Pavilion blends the nostalgia of old-fashioned farming equipment with the technology of computer simulation, fascinating visitors of all ages. The Pavilion is much more than a history of company products; it is a celebration of the heartland. Brigitte Tapscott, Asst Manager 309/765-1006 309/765-1003 tapscottbrigitte@johndeere.com www.johndeerepavilion.com Rock Island County Genealogical Society PO Box 3912 Rock Island, IL 61204 Rock Island, Region: 4 822 11th St, Moline W-Sa 9-4pm. RICHS houses collection. Genealogical information for Rock Island, Mercer, and nearby counties. 309/799-3910 ricigs@frontiernet.net www.rootsweb.com/ilbgsrim Rock Island County Historical Society 822 11th St Moline, IL 612651221 Rock Island, Region: 4 W-Sa 9-4pm, 1st M of the month 69:30pm. Free. Rock Island County history and genealogy; upper Mississippi and

Rock River history and geography; collections include newspapers, city directories, organizational and personal records; carriage house with old carriage and tools; 1905 house museum. Kathryn Felsman, President 309/764-8590 309/764-4748 richs@netexpress.net www.richs.cc MOMENCE Momence Historical Museum 5201 N 13000 E Rd Momence, IL 60954 Kankakee, Region: 2 117 N Dixie Highway Summer: Sa-Su 2-4pm. Home decorated in 1890 furnishings; Changing exhibits each month . Christine Johnston or Pat Moyer 815/472-4414 MONEE Butterprint Historic Farm 24936 S 80th Ave Monee, IL 60449 Will, Region: 5 Oct: Sa-Su 10-6pm. $5. Built in 1856 by John Stassen, site includes a museum, native prairie and woodland, and exhibit barn. Fiddle competition 1st Su in Oct; pumpkin patch; corn maize; hay rides; and early farm demonstrations. William & Diane Banks, Directors 708/534-8801 butterprintfarm@cs.com www.butterprintfarm.com MONMOUTH Buchanan Center for the Arts 64 Public Square Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 M-F 9-5pm, Sa 10-2pm. Art exhibition, gift shop, art classes. Michael Defuccia 309/734-3033 309/734-3554 bca@frontiernet.net bcaarts.org

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Lincoln Collection 1405 E 2nd Ave Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 60 Public Square M-Th 8-6pm, F, Sa 8-5pm. Over 300 Lincoln related items, books and memoribilia. Ralph Whiteman 309/734-4641 Warren County Genealogical Society PO Box 761 Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 58 Public Square M-Sa 8-5pm. Genealogy information, local history. Ethel Trego 309/734-2763 Warren County Historical Society 1046 140th Ave Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 Local history Western Illinois Agricultural Heritage Association Warren-Henderson Economic Development 68 Public Square Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 Agricultural history. Carol Parrish 309/734-4253 whp@grics.net Wyatt Earp Birthplace 1020 E Detroit Ave Monmouth, IL 61462 Warren, Region: 3 406 S 3rd St Meml Day-Labor Day: Su 1-4pm, special events, and by appt. Life of Wyatt Earp, special events, corral shows 4th Su in Jun; listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Melba Matson 309/734-6419 wyattearpbirthp@webtv.net

MONTICELLO Monticello Railway Museum PO Box 401 Monticello, IL 61856 Piatt, Region: 2 May-Oct: Sa-Su 10-6pm. Exhibits and ticket office open: Sa 10:30am, first train leaves at 11am; Su 12pm, first train leaves at 12:30pm. The public can take a 1950s train ride, view exhibits and rail equipment and gain knowledge regarding railroading. Barbara Mann, President 217/762-9011 info@mrym.org www.mrym.org Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 111 Monticello, IL 61856-0111 Piatt, Region: 2 301 S Charter M, W 1-4pm; Jun-Aug: Sa 1-4pm. Local history and genealogy. Thelma Tuggle, Librarian 217/762-9997 Piatt County Museum 315 W Main St Monticello, IL 61856 Piatt, Region: 2 New museum under construction. Call for information. County artifacts including furniture, art, photos, musical instruments, dolls, agriculture equipment, clothing, household items, and much more. Jim Cripe, President 217/762-4731 www.piattcountymuseum.com MORRIS Goose Lake Prairie State Nature Area 5010 N Jugtown Rd Morris, IL 60450-9628 Grundy, Region: 4 Daily 10-4pm; Dec-Feb: closed Sa-Su. Natural history, local history. Judi Jacksohn 815/942-2899

Grundy County Historical Society PO Box 224 Morris, IL 60450-2329 Grundy, Region: 4 County history. Verna Purdue, President MORRISON Morrison Heritage Museum Morrison Historical Society PO Box 1 Morrison, IL 61270 Whiteside, Region: 4 202 E Lincolnway Last weekend of Apr-last weekend of Nov: F-Su 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Local history, exhibits, and agricultural tools. Judy McCulloh, President 815/772-8889 MORRISONVILLE Morrisonville Historical Society & Museum PO Box 227 Morrisonville, IL 62546-0227 Christian, Region: 3 604 Carlin St By appt only. Local history collection. Dorothy Bullard, President 217/526-3543 MORTON GROVE Morton Grove Historical Museum Morton Grove Park District 6834 W Dempster Morton Grove, IL 60053 Cook, Region: 5 6240 W Dempster Su 2-4pm, W 1-3pm, and by appt. Donations welcome. 1888 Victorian farm house. Mary Walsh, Curator 847/965-0203 847/965-7484 mwalsh@mortongroveparks.com www.mortongroveparks.com

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MOUND CITY Mound City Civic / Historical Association 314 Main St Mound City, IL 62963-1128 Pulaski, Region: 1 Frederick Winkler MOWEAQUA Moweaqua Area Historical Society 129 S Main St Moweaqua, IL 62550 Shelby, Region: 2 By appt only. Donations welcome. Articles from the Moweaqua area Over 100 8x10 photos of Old Moweaqua, one of three wood needle phonographs in the United States. Bruce Sarver, President 217/768-3019 bmsar@frontiernet.net Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum 129 S Main St Moweaqua, IL 62550-1028 Shelby, Region: 2 Nov-Mar: Sa-Su 1-4pm; Apr-Oct: daily 1-4pm. Coal mining 1932 Moweaqua Coal Mine disaster. Pamela Moore, President 217/768-3475 MT. CARMEL Living Legacy Farmstead, Inc. 3759 N 900 Blvd Mt. Carmel, IL 62863 Wabash, Region: 1 By appt and for special events. Call for information. $5 Adults, $3 Children. Historic centennial farmstead of German ancestry. Eight original farm buildings restored on ten acre site to depict a farmhouse of yesteryear. Farm equipment, artifacts displayed. 1860s log room restored in house. Nature preserve, gardens, and orchard. Edna L. Anderson 618/298-2476 618/298-2476 llfarm1@earthlink.net www.bbonline.com/il/legacy

Wabash County Museum PO Box 512 Mt. Carmel, IL 62863-0512 Wabash, Region: 1 320 N Market St Tu, Th, Su 2-5pm; Seasonally: Sa 25pm. $3 Adults, $1 Children. Local history and culture timeline, research library, music room, Brace Beemer/Lone Ranger exhibits, medical equipment, historic clothing, and photos. Claudia Dant, President 618/262-8774 ctdant@shawneelink.net www.museum.wabash.il.us MT. CARROLL Campbell Center for Historical Preservation Studies 203 E Seminary St Mt. Carroll, IL 61053 Carroll, Region: 4 M-F 9-5pm. Continuing education in historic preservation and collections. Kathy Cyr 815/244-1173 registrations@campbellcenter.org www.campbellcenter.org MT. MORRIS Franklin Grove Area Historical Society PO Box 43 Mt. Morris, IL 61054 Lee, Region: 4 MT. OLIVE Mother Jones Monument 606 Benton St Mt. Olive, IL 62069-1618 Macoupin, Region: 3 Union Miners Cemetery Dawn to dusk; site unattended. Value of unionism, importance of women, heroic sacrifice. MT. PROSPECT Genealocical Society of Northwest Suburban County PO Box AC Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-9019 Cook, Region: 5

Genealogy. Zoe Mather 847/593-8160 femkem@aol.com www.mtprospect.org/nsgs Mt. Prospect Historical Society 101 S Maple St Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 Cook, Region: 5 Tours: Tu, Th, Su 1-3pm. History of Mt. Prospect with an emphasis on the village's origins and early settlers, 1906 Farmhouse. Gavin Kleespies 847/392-9006 MT. PULASKI Mt. Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency PO Box 355 Lincoln, IL 62656 Logan, Region: 3 113 S Washington St, Mt. Pulaski Hours are seasonal. Please call. County government in the 1850s; 8th Judicial Circuit in Logan County; furnishings. Site Office: 217/732-8930 Courthouse: 217/792-3919 Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society 102 E Cook Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 Logan, Region: 3 102-104 E Cooke St Tu-Sa 12-4pm. Preserving local artifacts, memorabilia, and history. Wallace E. Kautz 217/792-3719 217/792-5732 MT. VERNON Cedarhurst Center for the Arts PO Box 923 Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 Jefferson, Region: 1 2400 Richview Rd Tu-Sa 10-5pm, Su 1-5pm, closed holidays. Donations welcome. 19th-20th century art collection;

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traveling contemporary exhibitions in three galleries changing every six weeks; 85 acre estate with outdoor sculpture park; chamber music series; school performing arts series; summer concerts; dinner theatre; annual craft fair. Liz Hinman, Director of Communications 618/242-1236 618/242-9530 mitchellmuseum@cedarhurst.org www.cedarhurst.org Jefferson County Historical Society 1411 N 27th St Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 Jefferson, Region: 1 Betty R. Wells 618/242-4337 Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society 101 S 7th Mt. Vernon, IL 62864-4187 Jefferson, Region: 1 Brehm Memorial Library M, Tu, Th 9-8pm, F 9-5pm, Sa 104pm, Sep-May: also Su 1-5pm. Genealogical and historical materials reflecting the general patterns of people into Southern Illinois. The primary focus is on Southern Illinois, migration routes through Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. Kendi Kelley, Adm Librarian 618/242-6322 kendik@shawls.lib.il.us www.sirin.lib.il.us/bml/docs/lib /index.html MUNDELEIN

Fort Hill Heritage Center Mar-Dec: Sa 9-3pm. Local artifacts. Alex Marx 847/566-0650 MURPHYSBORO Gen. John A. Logan Museum Murphysboro Park District PO Box 563 Murphysboro, IL 62966-0563 Jackson, Region: 1 1613 Edith St Jun-Aug: Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm; Sep-May: T-Su 1-4pm. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children under 12. The museum, located near Logan’s boyhood home, has permanent and temporary exhibits related to Logan, the Civil War, and 19th century life. P. Michael Jones, Director 618/684-3455 618/684-6935 johnaloganmuseum@globaleyes.net www.loganmuseum.org Jackson County Historical Society 1616 Edith St Murphysboro, IL 62966 Jackson, Region: 1 W-F 12-3pm, Th 6:30-9pm. Free. History of Jackson, contiguous counties, family files and genealogy, cemetery records, photo-archives. Mike Brush, Chair 618/684-6989 jchs@verizon.net mysite.verizon.net/jchs/index.htm NAPERVILLE

DuPage Children’s Museum 301 N Washington St Naperville, IL 60540-4537 DuPage, Region: 5 M 9-1pm, Tu, W, F, Sa 9-5pm, Th 98pm, Su 12-5pm. $7.50 Adults and Children. Stimulate curiosity, creativity, thinking, and problem solving in young children through selfdirected, open-ended experiences, intergration of the arts, science, and math, and the child-adult learning partnership. The exhibits and programs are one of a kind, created just for this museum by interdisciplinary teams of artists, scientists, engineers, mathematicians, educators, and other experts, along with professional exhibit development staff. Susan Broad, Ex Director 630/637-8000 630/637-1276 sbroad@dupagechildrens museum.org www.dupagechildrens museum.org Fox Valley Genealogical Society PO Box 5435 Naperville, IL 60567-5435 DuPage, Region: 5 Mtgs: 2nd Th, 7:30pm at Naperville Municipal Center. Locate, preserve, and publish family history records related to DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties. Oriene Morrow Springstroh, President 630/369-0744 Naper Settlement Naper Heritage Society 523 S Webster St Naperville, IL 605406517 DuPage, Region: 5 Apr-Oct: Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm; Nov-Mar: Tu-F 10-4pm. Outdoor museum village located in downtown Naperville. The 13-acre site is dotted with 30 structures that range from loghouse beginnings to a Victorian mansion. There are two galleries that focus on Naperville

Fort Hill Heritage Museum Historical Society of Fort Hill Country PO Box 582 Mundelein, IL 60060-0582 Lake, Region: 5 601 E Noel Dr Sa 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Local history featuring pioneer settlement. Dottie Watson, President/Curator 847/566-7743 Mundelein Park & Recreation District 100 N Seymour Mundelein, IL 60060-3091 Lake, Region: 5

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia 114 N Center St Naperville, IL 60540 DuPage, Region: 5 Genealogy, history, educational programs. George Miller 630/357-2572 gvless@aol.com www.ahsgr.org/ilnorthe.html

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350 N Main St Daily 9-6pm. Free. Living history museum featuring the pioneer settlement of Nauvoo from the 1840s. Guests may enjoy oxen rides, music and dance performances, carriages, candle making, weaving, gardens, bakery, all offering a glimpse into pioneer life on the frontier. Jack Renouf 217/453-2237 15 jrenouf@aol.com Weld House 1380 Mulholland St Nauvoo, IL 62354 Hancock, Region: 3 Nauvoo Historical Society May-Oct 15: 1-5pm. Museum artifacts, Native American and pioneer history, agriculture and medical history. Mary Anne Reed, President 217/453-6671 NEW BOSTON New Boston Historical Society Box 82 New Boston, IL 61272 Mercer, Region: 4 202 Main St Su 1-4pm. Local history and genealogy. 309/587-8640 309/587-8292 jamclm@mcics.com NEW LENOX New Lenox Area Historical Society 205 W Maple St New Lenox, IL 60451-1741 Will, Region: 5 New Lenox history, photos, artifacts, bios and one-room schools. Mark C. Batson, President 815/485-9647 NEWARK Fern Dell Historic Association Box 254 Newark, IL 60541 Kendall, Region: 4 Blacksmith Shop: 3 E Main St One-Room School: 502 Chicago Rd By appt.

Working forge, demonstrations, built in 1892 and closed in 1952, school group tours. Van Mathre, Treasurer 815/695-5656 815/695-5125 vanlowm@aol.com NEWTON Jasper County Historical & Genealogical Society Newton Public Library and Museum 100 S Van Buren Newton, IL 62448-1559 Jasper, Region: 2 M-Sa 10-5:30pm. Historical items from Jasper County. 618/783-8141 NILES Niles Historical Society/Museum 8970 Milwaukee Ave Niles, IL 60714 Cook, Region: 5 W, F 10-3pm. Tours on request. Suggested Donation $1 Adults, $.50 Children. 1920s living quarters, collections from the 1880s including farm implements. Tours for school and community groups. Marge Berles, President 847/390-0160 847/390-0160 nileshistoricalmuseum@yahoo.com NOKOMIS Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum 121 W State St Nokomis, IL 62075 Montgomery, Region: 3 M-F 9-11am and by appt. Collecting and displaying memorabilia of Bottomley, Ruffing, and Schalk -- baseball Hall of Famers from the area; baseball memorabilia in general. Myron K. Schaefer, Treasurer 217/563-8514 217/563-8844 semkay@consolidated.net

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NORMAL Children’s Discovery Museum 101 E. Beaufort Normal, IL 61761 McLean, Region: 2 Tu-W 9-5pm, Th-F, 9-8pm, Sa 95pm, Su 1-5pm; Jun-Aug: M 9-5pm. $4 per person. Three-story children’s museum filled to the brim with amazing hands-on exhibits including a twostory climbing structure, paint wall, art studio, water table, and more. Also offer educational programs, day camps, family events, and birthday parties. The Museum nurtures the love of learning through the power of play. Shari Buckellew, Museum Manager 309/433-3444 309/451-3614 sbuckellew@normal.org www.childrensdiscovery museum.net Illinois Regional Archives Depository Illinois State University Milner Library, Campus Box 8900 Normal, IL 61790-8900 McLean, Region: 2 Local government records for Champaign, DeWitt, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Logan, McLean, Marshall, Piatt, Tazewell, Vermilion, and Woodford Counties. IRAD Intern 309/452-6027 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html McLean County Genealogical Society PO Box 488 Normal, IL 61761 McLean, Region: 2 M-Sa 10-5pm, Tu 10-9pm; Jan-May: Su 1-5pm. Genealogy. Charles M. Lamlein, President 309/452-9703 Midwestern Archaeological Resource Center 111 Edwards Hall, ISU Normal, IL 61761 McLean, Region: 2

M-F 8:30-4:30pm. Historic and prehistoric material culture. 309/438-2825 University Galleries Illinois State University 110 Ctr for the Visual Arts Campus Box 5620 Normal, IL 61761 McLean, Region: 2 Tu 9:30-9pm, W-F 9:30-4:30pm, Sa 12-4pm. $2 Suggested Donation. Contemporary art, changing exhibits, traveling exhibits; emerging and known artists, faculty/student exhibits. Barry Blinderman, Director 309/438-5487 gallery@ilstu.edu www.universitygalleries.com NORTH CHICAGO Feet First Exhibit Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine 3333 Green Bay Rd North Chicago, IL 60064 Cook, Region: 5 Call to schedule a tour. One-of-a-kind exhibition dedicated to Dr. Scholl and to the amazing structures that are our feet. Physiology & anatomy of the lower extremities. David McKay, Coordinator 847/578-8417 david.mckay@rosalindfranklin.edu www.rosalindfranklin.edu/scpm /feetfirst NORTH RIVERSIDE Scottish American Museum Illinois Saint Andrew Society 505 Rosebud, North Lombard, IL 60148 Cook, Region: 5 2800 Des Plaines Ave North Riverside, IL 60546 1st Sa of each month except Aug and Dec: 9-12pm and by appt. Free. Collection of Scottish books, paintings, songs, etc. much centering around the history of the St. Andrew’s Society. Wayne Rethford, President Emeritus 708/629-4516 wrethford@aol.com www.chicago-scots.org

NORTHBROOK Friends of Benjamin Marshall Society 1243 Ridgewood Dr Northbrook, IL 60062 Cook, Region: 5 Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall. 847/604-1771 Jewish Genealogical Society of IL PO Box 515 Northbrook, IL 60065-0515 Cook, Region: 5 Last Su of the month 1-4pm. Mtgs: Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie. Programs help members learn about methods and resources for family history research. 312/666-0100 president@jgsi.org www.jewishgen.org/jgsi Northbrook Historical Society PO Box 2021 Northbrook, IL 60065-2021 Cook, Region: 5 1776 Walters Ave Th 10-2pm, Su 2-4pm, except on holidays. Donations welcome. Local history and genealogy; 1890s home; large photography collection of Shermerville - Northbrook; rotating exhibits. Judy Hughes 847/498-3404 nbhsoc@northstarnet.org www.nbkhome.northstarnet.org /nbhsoc River Trail Nature Center 3120 N Milwaukee Ave Northbrook, IL 60062 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 8-5pm, building closed F; NovFeb: daily 8-4pm. Nature center, displays and programs on natural history. Susan Holt, Director 847/824-8360 www.fpdcc.com NORWAY Norsk Museum 1422 James Ct Ottawa, IL 61350-4709 LaSalle, Region: 4 Norway, IL; call for directions

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Norwegian Center Jun-Sep: Sa-Su 1-5pm. $1 Suggested Donation. Norwegian heritage. G. Howard Eltrevoog, President 815/434-7478 Norwegian Settlers Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 LaSalle, Region: 4 IL Rte 71, Norway Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 OAK BROOK Czechoslovak Heritage Museum 122 W 22nd St Oak Brook, IL 60521 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 10-4pm. Czech, Moravian, and Slovak history and culture, immigration. Jennifer Gaudio, Curator 630/472-0500 x4370 Fullersburg Historic Foundation Forest Preserve Dist of DuPage Co PO Box 5131 Oak Brook, IL 60522-5131 DuPage, Region: 5 Near Graue Mill, York and Spring Rds Historic preservation of 19th century Fuller lands historic district with five original buildings. Audrey Muschler, President 630/833-8154 630/833-8124 artimusm@aol.com Fullersburg Woods Nature Center 3609 Spring Rd Oak Brook, IL 60521 DuPage, Region: 5 Tom Pray Graue Mill & Museum 3800 S York Rd Oak Brook, IL 60523 DuPage, Region: 5 Tu-Su 10-4:30pm. $3.50 Adults, $3

Seniors, $1.50 Children. Interactive milling demonstrations, artifacts of the Civil War era displayed in period rooms, underground railroad museum. Sandra Brubaker, Ex Director 630/920-9720 630/920-9721 administrator@grauemill.org www.grauemill.org Mayslake Peabody Estate Forest Preserve Dist of DuPage Co 1717 W 31st St Oak Brook, IL 60523 DuPage, Region: 5 W 11-12:30pm, Sa 9:30-11:30am. Tour $5. “Restoration in Progress” tour of 1919 Tudor Revival style mansion built for coal baron Francis Peabody by Benjamin Marshall. Tours, lectures and programs. Janneke Fowers 630/850-2363 630/850-2362 jfowers@dupageforest.com Oak Brook Historical Society & Museum Oak Brook Park District PO Box 3821 Oak Brook, IL 60522-3821 DuPage, Region: 5 1112 Oak Brook Rd Local history, archives, archaeology, pioneers, photographs, historic preservation of the village of Oak Brook. Al Savino, President 630/574-0777 barbandals@comcast.net www.obparks.org/obhs/obhs.html OAK LAWN The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn 9600 East Shore Drive Oaklawn, IL 60453 Cook, Region: 5 Summer: W-Sa 10-3pm, Tu 10-7pm. $3.50 Adults, $3 Children. Nine interactive exhibits featuring a playstore, art and craft center, water table, parascopes, wildlife, puppet theatre, treehouse books, puzzles, games, toys, and more. Adam Woodworth

708/423-6709 708/423-6723 adam.woodworth@cmoaklawn.org www.cmoaklawn.org OAK PARK Ernest Hemingway Foundation PO Box 2222 Oak Park, IL 60303 Cook, Region: 5 Birthplace: 339 N Oak Park Ave. W, F, Su 1-5pm, Sa 10-5pm; Museum: 200 N Oak Park Ave. F, Su 1-5pm, Sa 10-5pm. The life/work of Hemingway, with emphasis on his Oak Park origins. Scott Schwar 708/848-2222 708/386-2952 jumpalagi@ad.com www.hemingway.org/hemingway Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust 931 Chicago Ave Oak Park, IL 60302 Cook, Region: 5 Home and Studio Tours: M-F 11am, 1, 3pm, Sa-Su 113:30pm; Book shop: 10-5pm, closed major holidays. Guided walking tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio, Oak Park, and the Frederick C. Robie House in Chicago. Programs include a nationally recognized research center, membership and volunteer programs, educational programs, and merchandise. Suzy Geron, Mrk Coord 708/848-1976 708/848-1248 flwpr@wrightplus.org www.wrightplus.org Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest PO Box 771 Oak Park, IL 60303 Cook, Region: 5 217 Home Mar-Nov: Th-Su 12:30-3:30pm; Dec-Feb: 12:30-2:30pm; Research office: M-F 9-5pm, Su 1-5pm. $5. Housed in Pleasant Home, a National Historic Landmark features Oak Park and River Forest history; notables like Edgar Rice

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Burroughs; changing exhibits, programs, and annual cemetery walk. Frank Lipo, Ex Director 708/848-6755 708/848-0246 oprfhistorian@sbcglobal.net www.oprf.com/oprfehist/ National Railway Historical Society, Chicago Chapter PO Box 53 Oak Park, IL 60303-0053 Cook, Region: 5 Education, research, railroad history. Robert Pinsky 773/836-9203 Oak Park Conservatory Park District of Oak Park 615 Garfield St Oak Park, IL 60304 Cook, Region: 5 M 2-4pm, Tu-Su 10-4pm, all holidays 10-3:30pm. $1 Adults, $.50 Children. Botanical exhibits, tropical, dessert and Mediterranian. Seaonal floral displays, fish, birds, turtles. John Seaton, Manager 708/725-2450 708/386-3221 johns@oakparkparks.com www.oakparkparks.com Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission 123 Madison St Oak Park, IL 60302 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8:30-5pm. Historic building permit research available to the public, safeguard architectural heritage of the community, promote awareness of historic preservation. Doug Kaarre 708/358-5417 708/358-1470 kaarre@vil.oak-park.il.us www.vil.oak-park.il.us Park District of Oak Park-Historic Houses % Elizabeth F. Cheney Mansion 220 N Euclid Oak Park, IL 60302-2108 Cook, Region: 5 By appt. 1913 Charles E. White, Jr. building

and cultural center available for rental. 708/383-2612 Pleasant Home Foundation 217 Home Ave Oak Park, IL 60302 Cook, Region: 5 Th-Su 1-4pm, tours on hour. Historic preservation, education. Mary Beth Blatner 708/383-2654 Wonder Works, A Children’s Museum in Oak Park 6445 W North Ave Oak Park, IL 60302 Cook, Region: 5 W-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 per person, under 1 year free. Children’s museum focusing on hands-on creative exploration. Five exhibits include Lights, Camera, Action, a child-size stage; Build It features building materials of all shapes and sizes; The Great Outdoors featrues a treehouse; Farm to Market has fruit trees to be picked; and North Ave Art features a fully equipped art room. Elizabeth Smith, Ex Director 708/383-4815 708/383-5730 esmith@wonder-works.org www.wonder-works.org OAKBROOK TERRACE Lake View Nature Center Oakbrook Terrace Park District 17W063 Hodges Rd Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 DuPage, Region: 5 M-F 9-4pm, Sa-Su 12-4pm, closed 1st M of the month. Free, donations welcome. Showcases a broad spectrum of animal and plant life in DuPage County. There are multiple handson exhibits and live animals. Outdoor activities include native gardens, walking paths, and a fishing pond. Special events and environmental education programs. Melissa Anderson, Superintendent 630/941-8747

630/941-3558 lvnc@obtpd.org www.obtpd.org/lvnc OAKLAND Landmarks, Inc. Museum 120 S Pike St Oakland, IL 61943 Coles, Region: 2 217/346-2312 217/346-2010 kpardi1@yahoo.com Oakland Historical Foundation PO Box 431 Oakland, IL 61943-0431 Coles, Region: 2 Washington and Walnut Sts Museum of Christian Heritage May-Sep: Sa-Su 1-4pm and by appt. History and memoribilia from churches past and present; history of homes and sites of interest in Oakland. June Johnson/Zora Moore 217/346-3274 OAKWOOD Illiana Civil War Historical Society PO Box 365 Oakwood, IL 61858-0365 Vermilion, Region: 2 205 Green St No facility yet. Artifacts housed at the Vermilion County War Museum. Civil War re-enactment group bringing history and artifacts to the public. Eugene Bencomo 217/354-4519 Bigben35@soltec.net OBLONG Illinois Oilfield Museum 10570 N 150th St Oblong, IL 62449 Crawford, Region: 2 Under development. Della Workman www.theonlyoblong.com /oil_field ODELL Odell Prairie Trail Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 82 Odell, IL 60460-0082 Livingston, Region: 2

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100 S Front St Local history and genealogy. Lorraine Hare 815/998-2324 O’FALLON O’Fallon Historical Society PO Box 344 O’Fallon, IL 622690344 St. Clair, Region: 1 101 W State St W, F, Sa 1-4pm and by appt. Free. Museum and archives focusing on O'Fallon area history and genealogy. Tour groups welcome with advance notice. Located in historic First National Bank building. Special exhibits on native sons, actor William Holden and illustrator Bernie Fuchs. Brian Keller, President 618/624-8409 ohs@ofallonhistory.org www.ofallonhistory.org OKAWVILLE Heritage House Museum PO Box 305 Okawville, IL 62271 Washington, Region: 1 Museum: 114 W Walnut St; Dr. Poos Home: 202 N Front St; Schlosser House: 109 W Walnut St Sa-Su 12-4pm, M, W, F 1-4pm. Preserved harness shop; victorian home with original furnishings; old world style brick home, harness and cobler shop. Jackie Bening 618/243-5694 www.okawville.com OLMSTEAD Olmstead Historical Society PO Box 2 Olmsted, IL 62970 Pulaski, Region: 1 By appt only. Historic rustic railroad depot museum built in 1872. Marilyn Turner 618/742-6238

OLNEY McsBurg Country School House 5322 N Silver Rd Olney, IL 62450-2082 Richland, Region: 1 Olney City Park By appt. Educational tours for school classes; first historic restoration in Olney. Mrs. Neil Etson 618/392-0866 Richland County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 202 Olney, IL 62450-0202 Richland, Region: 1 Olney Central College Library M-Th 8-7pm, F 8-5pm when college in session. Genealogical research library; historical displays in lobby of Richland County courthouse. Jan Doan 618/869-2425 Richland Heritage Museum Fdn PO Box 153 Olney, IL 62450 Richland, Region: 1 Museum: 122 W Elm; Carnegie Bldg: 401 E Main Heritage House Museum: 330 S Kitchell Apr-Oct: Su 1-4pm and by appt. Free. 1870s home and artifacts, restored library featuring local history collections including military, agricultural, medical, and local artifacts. Paul Wirth 618/395-2868 pcwirth@otbnet.com Robert Ridgway Bird Haven 418 Brian Dr Olney, IL 62450 Richland, Region: 1 1.5 miles North of E Main St on N East Daily to 8pm. Arboretum for study of plants/birds. Frank Storment 618/393-7357

Southeastern Illinois Heritage Foundation 1707 E Main St, Ste 5 Olney, IL 62450 Richland, Region: 1 618/392-0925 618/392-0496 dgrogg@accessus.net OLYMPIA FIELDS Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center 20000 Western Ave Olympia Fields, IL 60461 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8:30-4:30pm. Programs to advance environmental education, outdoor recreation, and natural resource stewardship. Conference, retreat, and meeting host. Dave Guritz, Director 708/481-2330 708/481-1454 Dguritz@hfparks.com www.ironaoks.com OQUAWKA Oquawka Museum PO Box 157 Oquawka, IL 61469 Henderson, Region: 3 N 2nd St By appt. Former home of Justice Schlotzhaur, a worker for the Ringling Brothers Circus, local history. Rosalie Melvin 309/867-5451 OREGON Chana School Museum & Education Center 506 Madison St Oregon, IL 61061 Ogle, Region: 4 Miranda Best Ogle County Historical Society PO Box 183 Oregon, IL 61061-0183 Ogle, Region: 4 111 N 6th St Th 9-12pm; May-Oct: Su 1-4pm. $2 Suggested Donation. Ruby Nash Museum & Carriage House is an authentic 19th century

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on local families, businesses, and government, including census records, vital records, cemetery records, and an extensive collection of maps and photographs. Roger Matile, Director 630/554-2999 630/554-0716 info@littlewhiteschoolmuseum.org www.littlewhiteschoolmuseum.org OTTAWA LaSalle County Genealogical Guild 115 W Glover St Ottawa, IL 61350 LaSalle, Region: 4 M, Sa 9-4pm and by appt. County records, obituaries, probates, marriages, church records, cemeteries, histories, and other area records. Jenan Jobst, President 815/433-5261 lscgg@sbcglobal.net www.lscgg.org Ottawa Scouting Museum PO Box 2241 Ottawa, IL 61350 La Salle, Region: 4 History of scouting. Mollie Perrot, Director 815/431-9353 scouter07@hotmail.com PALATINE

Crawford, Region: 2 123 S Main St By appt. Donations welcome. Historic opera house; original flats; posters; available for rental. Juanita Jochem 618/586-9418 Fort LaMotte Genealogical & Historical Society Palestine Public Library 116 S Main Palestine, IL 62451 Crawford, Region: 2 M-W, F 10-4:30pm, Th 10-6pm, Sa 8:30-10:30am. Local history articles, Fort LaMotte 1812 letters, and genealogy records. Susan Lockhart, Director 618/586-5317 618/586-9711 palestinelibrary@hotmail.com www.palestinelibrary.com Palestine Preservation Projects Society PO Box 87 Palestine, IL 62451-1265 Crawford, Region: 2 Harper House: 102 N Lincoln St By appt. Donations welcome. Historic home under renovation. Post and beam construction. Available for tours, meetings, and dinners. Jackie Shawn, Chairperson 618/586-9418 PALOS HEIGHTS

Palatine Historical Society Palatine Park District PO Box 134 Palatine, IL 60078-0134 Cook, Region: 5 George Clayson House Museum: 224 E Palatine Rd Tu, Th 9-4pm, Su 1:30-4:30pm. Donations welcome. Local history and genealogy, historic preservation, library; fire house museum. Marilyn Pedersen, Director 847/991-6460 847/963-0605 claysonmus@aol.com PALESTINE David Fife Opera House & Museum PO Box 87 Palestine, IL 62451

Lake Katherine Nature Preserve 7402 W Lake Katherine Dr Palos Heights, IL 60463 Cook, Region: 5 M, Th, F 8:30-5pm, Sa 10-4pm. Donations welcome. 158 acre nature center, museum, gardens, seasonal festivals, educational programs, and clubhouse and auditorium rental. Bill Banks, Chief Naturalist 708/361-1873 708/361-2978 katherine7402@aol.com Woodlands Native American Indian Museum and Art Gallery 6384 W Willow Wood Dr Palos Heights, IL 60463-1847 Cook, Region: 5 M-Sa 9-5pm, Su and holidays 12-5pm.

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Education, Native American cultures, beliefs, spirituality, lore, Potawotamie and Lakota Sioux, gift shop, original works of art. Thomas Bleyle 708/614-0334 708/532-4315 PALOS PARK Palos Historical Society 12332 Forest Glen Blvd Palos Park, IL 60464-1707 Cook, Region: 5 Tu 9-1pm and by appt. Collection and preservation of pictures, newspapers, maps, oral and written materials of early families. John Rogers, Curator 708/448-1410 708/361-3118 PANA Pana Pioneer Heritage Guild 2200 N Pine St Pana, IL 62557 Christian, Region: 3 Malinda McClure PARIS Edgar County Historical Society Edgar County Genealogy Library 408 N Main St Paris, IL 61944-1549 Edgar, Region: 2 W-F 9-4pm, 1st Sa of month 9:30-1pm. Donations welcome. County materials, marriages, cemetery records, histories, County census from 1840-1880, city/county directories, obituaries from 1984, and local newspapers on microfilm. Linda Cary, Co-Director 217/463-4209 ecgl@comwares.net www.comwares.net/ecgl Edgar County Museum 408-414 N Main St Paris, IL 61944 Edgar, Region: 2 W-F 1-4pm. Donation only. Local history collections including furniture, tools, clothing, and family materials. Changing exhibits. Kay Wolfe, President 217/269-2495

PARK FOREST Park Forest Historical Society 397 Forest Blvd. Park Forest, IL 60466 Cook, Region: 5 50th Anniversary House Museum Sa 1-3pm and by appt. Call first. $2 Adults, 12 & under free with adult. Post WWII suburban history, 19481953, original town home, period furniture and kitchen gadgets; library features area history 1946present. Jane Nicoll, Curator 708/481-4252 parkforesthistory1@yahoo.com www.lincolnet.net/users/lrpfhs Tall Grass Arts Association 367 Artist Walk Park Forest, IL 60466 Cook, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 11-4pm. Donations welcome. Regional, National, and International art exhibits, lectures, collector programs, film series, art classes, art fair, education, and outreach. Ruth Crnkovich, Ex Director 708/748-3377 708/748-9132 tallgrassarts@aol.com www.tallgrassarts.org Thornton Township Historical Society 66 Water St Park Forest, IL 60466 Cook, Region: 5 154 E 154th St Under restoration. Call for information. Preservation of Thornton Township records; programs on Thornton Township history. Dave Bartlett, President 708/596-2000 x356 PARK RIDGE Park Ridge Historical Society 41 W Prairie Ave Park Ridge, IL 60068 Cook, Region: 5 Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology 520 N Northwest Hwy Park Ridge, IL 60068 Cook, Region: 5

M-F 9-4:45pm. Medical anesthesiology. Patrick Sim, Librarian 847/825-5586 847/825-1692 www.asahq.org/wlm/homepage.html PAXTON Ford County Historical Society PO Box 115 Paxton, IL 60957 Ford, Region: 2 201 W State St Currently closed for renovation. Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society PO Box 288 Paxton, IL 60957-0288 Ford, Region: 2 250 N Market St 2nd and 4th Sa 9-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. History of Illinois Central Railroad including displays of railroad items including a boxcar, caboose, and baggage car; 1915 valuation reports for the ICRR. Charles Werner, Depot Chairman 217/379-2261 217/379-4078 CharlesWerner@icrr historical.org www.icrrhistorical.org PECATONICA Pecatonica Heritage Museum PO Box 243 Pecatonica, IL 61063 Winnebago, Region: 4 213 Main St By appt. Free. Donations welcome. Agriculture - mid-19th century to present; local and area history; post and beam elevator and farming structure over 100 years old. Joan Cunningham, Board Member 815/239-1558 815/239-9028 Pecatonica Historical Society PO Box 243 Pecatonica, IL 61063-0243 Winnebago, Region: 4 314 Main St Sa 9-12pm and by appt.

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Agriculture - mid-19th century to present; local & area history; post & beam elevator & farming structure over 100 years old. Mary Mohaupt 815/239-2180 815/239-9028 PEKIN Dirksen Congressional Center 2815 Broadway St Pekin, IL 61554-2678 Tazewell, Region: 3 M-F 8-4pm. Conducts research and educational programs on the U.S. Congress. Frank H. Mackaman, Director 309/347-7113 309/347-6432 fmackaman@pekin.net www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org Pekin Railroad Museum 229 Washington St Pekin, IL 61554 Tazewell, Region: 3 Chuck Taylor 309/353-7653 Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 312 Pekin, IL 61555-0312 Tazewell, Region: 3 719 N 11th St M-F 9-1pm, Tu 7-9pm, W 1-4:30pm, Su 2-4:30pm. Donations welcome. Local genealogy and history collection includes books, photos, and research materials; classes, workshops, and conferences. John Durdle, President 309/477-3044 tcghs@tcghs.org www.tcghs.org Tazewell County Museum Tazewell County Historic Places Society 1413 Charlotte St. Pekin, IL 61554-3879 Tazewell, Region: 3 1408 Broadway St W 10-2pm, Sa 10-12pm. Donations welcome. Hinners organs and pianos, mammoth teeth, veteran’s memoribilia, Everett Dirksen

collection, Lester Chace collection, and astronaut Scott Altman space career collection. Christal E. Dagit, President 309/346-1889 cdagit@ntslink.net www.tazewellhistory.com PEORIA Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation PO Box 495 Peoria, IL 61651 Peoria, Region: 3 Leslie Kenyon, President 309/674-7121 l-kenyon@umtec.com friends.peoria.lib.il.us/community/cilf. html Citizens to Preserve Jubilee College Box 9222 Peoria, IL 61612 Peoria, Region: 3 Jubilee College Historic Site Purchasing artifacts, research, assisting with events and programs to assure the continual care and maintenance of Jubilee College as a historic site. Mary Gilkeson, President 309/385-4836 Garrett Museum Inc. 1422 W Covington, #6 Peoria, IL 61614 Peoria, Region: 3 M-F 10-2pm. Collection study and exhibition of African-American life and culture. Millie Hall 309/691-7230 309/497-2211 George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden 2218 N Prospect Ave Peoria, IL 61603 Peoria, Region: 3 Daily 10-4pm; Summer F-Sa 10-8pm. Four acre botanical garden with tropical conservatory and landscape gardens including roses, dwarf conifers and a pond. Lauren Howell, Manager 309/686-3362 309/685-6240

Glen Oak Zoo Peoria Park District 2218 Prospect Rd Peoria, IL 61603 Peoria, Region: 3 Daily 10-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec 24-25, 31, and Jan 1. $5.50 Adults, $4.75 Seniors, $3.25 Children (3-12). Over 150 animals from around the world, education programs, tours, summer camps, gifts shop, facility rental, and special events. Yvonne Strode, Manager 309/686-3365 309/685-6240 ystrode@peoriaparks.org www.glenoakzoo.org Grand Army of the Republic / Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation PO Box 495 Peoria, IL 61651 Peoria, Region: 3 416 Hamilton Boulevard By appt. Civil War artifacts, including lithographs and early prints; reenactments, A. Lincoln. 309/243-9001 gzipp@aol.com Illinois Historical Water Museum 123 SW Washington St Peoria, IL 61602 Peoria, Region: 3 By appt. Historical Pump Houses, water industry displays, treatment plant tours. Susan Atherton 309/671-3701 x124 309/671-4841 Illinois Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 3105 N Prospect Rd Peoria, IL 61603-1505 Peoria, Region: 3 Museum to open soon. Honoring all figures of sports, from amateur to professional, who are associated with Illinois. Dr. B. Michael Higgins 309/685-5224

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Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences 1125 W Lake Ave Peoria, IL 61614 Peoria, Region: 3 W 10-8pm, Tu, Th, F, Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 Adults, $3 Seniors and Children age 4-17. Art and science exhibitions, children's discovery center, planetarium, Illinois folk art gallery. Kathleen Woith, Vice President of Communications 309/686-7000 309/686-0280 kathleen@lakeview-museum.org www.lakeview-museum.org Palatines to America Chapter PO Box 9638 Peoria, IL 61612 Peoria, Region: 3 German speaking immigrants to Illinois and the U.S.; genealogy. 309/342-0790 Peoria Art Guild 203 Harrison St Peoria, IL 61602 Peoria, Region: 3 M-Th 10-6pm, F-Sa 10-5pm. Art exhibits, sales and rental, art education, Fine Art Fair, and other special events. Bonnie Rose, Ex Director 309/637-2787 info@peoriaartguild.org www.peoriaartguild.org Peoria County Genealogical Society PO Box 1489 Peoria, IL 61655-1489 Peoria, Region: 3 Peoria Public Lib, 107 NE Monroe M-Th 9-9pm, F-Sa 9-6pm. Closed Sa during winter. Genealogical and historical materials. Jeff Schlatter, President 309/681-1085 pcgs@prodigy.net www.usgennet.org/usa/illcounty /peoria1 Peoria Historical Society 611 SW Washington Peoria, IL 61602-5104 Peoria, Region: 3 Flanagan House Museum: 942 NE

Glen Oak. May-Dec: W-Su 1-4pm. Pettengill-Morron House: 1212 W Moss Ave. Su 2-4pm and by appt. $4 Adults, $2 Children under 12. 1837 Flanagan House Museum is the oldest standing residence in Peoria. The American Federalist style house has a spectacular view of the Illinois River Valley with collections of antique glass, china, furniture, toys, and vintage clothing. 1868 PettengillMorron House was built by Moses Pettengill in the Second Empire style and has eleven rooms containing artifacts from several Peoria families. In 1900 a Colonial Revival Porch was added and a porte cochere, giving the home a Victorian appearance. Amy Kelly, Ex Director 309/674-1921 309/674-1882 akelly@mtco.com www.peoriahistoricalsociety.org Special Collections Center Bradley University 1501 W Bradley Peoria, IL 61625 Peoria, Region: 3 Cullom Davis Library M-F 9-12pm, 1-4:30pm. University history, central Illinois history; Lincoln and the Civil War. Charles Frey 309/677-2822 frey@bradley.edu http://library.bradley.edu/departments/ specialcollections.shtml Wheels O’ Time Museum PO Box 9636 Peoria, IL 61612-9636 Peoria, Region: 3 11923 N Knoxville Ave May-Oct: W-Su 12-5pm. Antique vehicles, bicycles, toys, clocks, tools, and trains. Many examples of local industry. Gary Bragg, President 309/243-5616 309/243-5616 call first wotmuseum@aol.com www.wheelsotime.org

PEOTONE Historical Society of Greater Peotone 213 W North St Peotone, IL 60468 Will, Region: 5 H. A. Rathje Mill: by appt. One of four windmills in Illinois built on Holland plan (1872); local history. Bob Gergen 708/258-3436 PETERSBURG Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum PO Box 115 Petersburg, IL 62675-0115 Menard, Region: 3 8th and Jackson Sts Meml Day-Labor Day: 1-5pm. Historic house, Masters memorabilia. 217/632-7013 Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 15588 History Lane Petersburg, IL 62675 Menard, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Reconstructed 1830s village where Abraham Lincoln lived from 18311837. Frontier Illinois living history outdoor museum. David Hedrick, Site Manager Visitor Center: 217/632-4000 Campground: 217/632-4003 217/632-4010 newsalem.hpa@illinois.gov www.lincolnsnewsalem.com Menard County Historical Society 125 S 7th St Petersburg, IL 62675-1554 Menard, Region: 3 M-F 9-12pm, except holidays; JunAug: M-F 9-12/1-4pm. Menard County history. Melody Grossbaier 217/632-7363

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PINCKNEYVILLE Perry County Jail Museum Perry County Historical Society 108 W Jackson Pinckneyville, IL 62274 Perry, Region: 1 M 9-4pm, W 8:30-12pm. Community, industry, and school history; tours; research assistance. William E. Timpner, President 618/357-2225 lfeik@intrnet.net www.fnbpville.com/ perrycounty.html PIPER CITY Piper City Community Historical Society RR 1, Box 108 Piper City, IL 60959-0108 Ford, Region: 2 1st Sa of month 9:30-11:30am. Margaret Boma PITTSFIELD Pike County Historical Society Museum PO Box 44 Pittsfield, IL 62363-0044 Pike, Region: 3 400 Block E Jefferson May-Oct: M-F 12:30-4:30pm and by appt. Local history, genealogy, pioneers, agriculture, military, preservation; building on National Register. Elizabeth Lacy 217/285-4618 PLAINFIELD Plainfield Historical Society & Museum 217 E Main St Plainfield, IL 60544 Will, Region: 5 Sa 1-4pm. Plainfield history, Indian artifacts, vintage clothing, school memorabilita, kitchen artifacts. Harriett Glasgow

PLANO Farnsworth House Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois 14520 River Road Plano, IL 60545 Kendall, Region: 4 Apr-Nov: Tu-Su 10-3pm. One-room steel and glass structure designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1951 has been called one of the world’s most important works of 20th century architecture. Jodi Black, Site Manager 630/552-0052 630/552-8890 mail@farnsworthhouse.org www.farnsworthhouse.org PLEASANT HILL

1878 Henry School: Apr-Oct: W afternoons. M-Th 10-3pm and by appt. Donations welcome. History of Galena Trail and Northwest Territory; Native American artifacts; 1833 survey tools; history of Lime kiln on National Register; newpapers museum; agricultural display. 1853 Aplington House visited by Lincoln features Civil War history; Underground Railroad; military history. 1878 Henry School features Black Hawk War, Trail Tales and Hemp Mill displays. Tours. Betty Obendorf, Curator 815/946-4142 bettyo@essex1.com www.polohistoricalsociety.org PONTIAC

Pike-Calhoun County Genealogical Society PO Box 104 Pleasant Hill, IL 62366-0104 Pike, Region: 3 By appt. Pike and Calhoun Counties; west central Illinois, Pike and Lincoln Counties of Missouri. 217/734-2221 PLEASANT PLAINES Peter Cartwright United Methodist Church & Schrine Museum PO Box 108 Pleasant Plains, IL 62677-0072 Sangamon, Region: 3 205 W Church St By appt. Historic museum with documents and artifacts of Peter and Frances Gaines Cartwright. Rev. James “Jay” DeMent 217/626-1087 pastorjaychris@yahoo.com www.ashland.lib.il.us/community/ churches/petercartwrightumc POLO Polo Historical Society Museum 125 N Franklin St Polo, IL 61064-1506 Ogle, Region: 4 113 N Franklin St Polo Aplington House: by appt.;

Catharine V. Yost Museum & Arts Center 298 Water St Pontiac, IL 61764 Livingston, Region: 2 May-Dec: Sa 1-4pm and by appt. $2. Queen Anne style upper middle class home representative of family life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Nearly all of the Yost family possessions remain in the house. Laura Sellmyer 815/844-7401 burroak@mchsi.com Livingston County Historical Society 115 Howard St Pontiac, IL 61764-0999 Livingston, Region: 2 314 E Madison St Appt only. $2. Local history, historic house and buildings, monthly historic informational mtgs; oldest brick home in Pontiac known as the Jones House restored to Civil War era. Laura Sellmyer, Board Member 815/844-3457 burroak@mchsi.com Livingston County War Museum & Dal Estes Education Center 321 N Main St Pontiac, IL 61764 Livingston, Region: 2 M-Sa 10-4pm and by appt.

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WWI to the present. Numerous artifacts and uniforms. Staffed by veterans. Jack Murphy, President 815/842-0301 dal@warmuseum.us www.warmuseum.us Route 66 Museum & Hall of Fame 110 W Howard St Pontiac, IL 61764 Livingston, Region: 2 Marilyn Pritchard 705/528-3353 PRAIRIE DU ROCHER Fort de Chartres State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1350 State Rte 155 Prairie de Rocher, IL 62277 Randolph, Region: 1 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Visitors can view the original powder magazine and several other buildings inside this French fortification. The site sponsors many events throughout the year. Reference library, concessions stand. Darrell Duensing, Site Manager 618/284-7230 618/284-7230 ftdchart@htc.net www.ftdechartres.com PRINCETON Bureau County Genealogical Society 629 S Main Princeton, IL 61356-2012 Bureau, Region: 4 M, Tu, Th, F 10-3pm and by appt. Genealogical records: cemetery, census, newspapers, family histories, church records, and more for the county. Research for a fee. 815/879-3133 www.rootsweb.com/~ilbcgs Bureau County Historical Society & Museum 109 Park Ave W Princeton, IL 61356-1927 Bureau, Region: 4 Tu-Sa 1-5pm, closed Jan and Feb.

$3 Adults, $1 Children under 12. Local history, genealogy, pioneers, agriculture, Civil War, library, and natural history. Cherry Coal Mine Disaster. Pamela J. Lange, Ex Director 815/875-2184 bchsmuseum@yahoo.com Owen Lovejoy Homestead 2 S Main Princeton, IL 61356-2097 Bureau, Region: 4 May-Sep: F-Su 1-4pm and by appt. Historic preservation of Owen Lovejoy homestead buildt 1838, a former station on the Underground Railroad; One-room schoolhouse buildt 1849. Linda Grove 815/875-8491 PRINCEVILLE Historical Association of Princeville PO Box 608 Princeville, IL 61559-9535 Peoria, Region: 3 130 N Walnut May-Oct: Sa 9-11am and by appt. Local memorabilia; historical records. Finch Stowell 309/385-2394 PROPHETSTOWN Prophetstown Area Historical Society 320 Washington St Prophetstown, IL 61277 Whiteside, Region: 4 Sa 10-12pm and by appt. Native American life in Prophetstown. Local history and genealogy. Janet Goodell 815/537-2224 jagoodell@hotmail.com QUINCY All Wars Museum Illinois Veterans Home 1707 N 12th St Quincy, IL 62301 Adams, Region: 3 Tu-Sa 9-12pm, 1-4pm, Su 1-4pm. Donations welcome. U.S. military actions from the Revolutionary War to current Iraq War. School and group tours by appt. Collection includes M60 Tank,

M5 Stuart Tank, UH-1 Huey Helicopter, M1918 155mm gun, WW II-Korean War ambulance, jeeps, Civil War era James Rifled gun, and replica 1763 English 3 lb Smooth Bore Cannon and Limber. Rick Gengenbacher, Director 217/222-8641 x380 217/222-9621 q-rtg@dva.state.il.us Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House PO Box 628 Quincy, IL 62306-0628 Adams, Region: 3 415 Jersey St Group tours by appt. $1 per person. Underground Railroad; Dr. Richard Eells; early Quincy architecture; 1835 house, including Sheraton, Empire, and Chippendale furniture and other decorative arts with documented patterns of wallpaper, floorcoverings, and windows. George Irwin, President 217/222-1799 Gardner Museum of Architecture & Design 332 Main St Quincy, IL 62301 Adams, Region: 3 Mar-Dec: W-Sa 1-4pm; Jan-Feb: by appt; closed major holidays. Free, donations welcome. Main exhibit explores the development of our national architecture since 1825 when Quincy and Adams County were established. Other exhibit features massive and beautiful stained glass windows from Western Illinois churches. Sherryl Lang, Ex Director 217/224-6873 217/224-0006 gardnermuseum@sbcglobal.net www.gardnermuseum architecture.org Great River Genealogical Society 526 Jersey Quincy, IL 62301-3996 Adams, Region: 3 M-Th 9-9pm, F 9-6pm, Su 1-5pm. Genealogical records including cemetery, marriage, court and census. Reference Department 217/222-0226

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Historical Society of Quincy/Adams County 425 S 12th St Quincy, IL 62301-4303 Adams, Region: 3 Office and library: M-F 10-2pm; Museum: Apr-Oct: Sa-Su 1-4pm. $3 Adults, $1.50 Students. Collect and preserve items relating to history of Quincy and Adams County; preservation of Governor John Wood's 1835 Greek Revivalstyle mansion. Carolyn Koetters 217/222-1835 217/222-8212 hsqac@dstream.net Lincoln Douglas Valentine Museum 101 N 4th St Quincy, IL 62301-2900 Adams, Region: 3 Daily 9-9pm. Antique valentines; valentine candy boxes, old post cards and news clippings. Evelyn Bourne 217/224-5767 Quincy Art Center 1515 Jersey St Quincy, IL 62301 Adams, Region: 3 Tu-F 12-4pm, Sa, Su 1-4pm. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Seniors/Students. A visual art museum with 12-15 rotating exhibits primarily featuring contemporary art by regional artists including three annual competitive exhibits. Ongoing educational programs includes hands-on program for k-4th graders, tours, classes, and workshops. Gift shop. Julie Nelson, Director 217/223-5900 217/223-6950 info@quincyartcenter.org www.quincyartcenter.org Quincy Museum 1601 Maine St Quincy, IL 62301-4264 Adams, Region: 3 Tu-Su 1-5pm and by appt. $3 Adults, $2 Children. Restored 1890s Victorian home with 2nd and 3rd floor exhibit rooms

featuring local history, Native Americans, Mississippi River Wildlife, dinosaurs, and changing exhibits. Summer programming for children, boy and girl scout badge classes, Elizabeth Stillwell’s All American Girls Summer Classes, school tours on a variety of topics, and special Christmas tours and programming. Barbara Wilkinson, Ex Director 217/224-7669 217/224-9323 quinmu1@adams.net www.thequincymuseum.com Quincy Preserves PO Box 1012 Quincy, IL 62306-1012 Adams, Region: 3 To promote awareness and preservation of the historical and architectural heritage of Quincy. Chuck McClain, President 217/228-7936 info@quincypreserves.org www.quincypreserves.org Quincy Society of Fine Arts 300 Civic Ctr Pl, Ste 244 Quincy, IL 62301 Adams, Region: 3 M-F 8-5pm. Local arts agency, regranting agency, publisher of monthly arts paper, arts in education activities, annual arts festival. Rob Dwyer, Ex Director 217/222-3432 217/228-2787 Quincy University-Brenner Library 1800 College Ave Quincy, IL 62301-2670 Adams, Region: 3 Hours may vary, please call. Free. Library supports liberal arts university. Rotating exhibits featured in both the art gallery and the library. Library highlights rare and archival materials. Patricia Tomczak, Dean of Library 217/228-5351 217/228-5354 tomczpa@quincy.edu www.quincy.edu/library

Tri State Living History Association RR 3, Box 79 Quincy, IL 62301-9803 Adams, Region: 3 Mtgs: 1st Tu of month at Emerson School in Quincy. Coordinating organization for all-era living history groups (medievalWWII); some special events. James Altenhein, President 217/434-8775 Villa Kathrine Tourist Information Center PO Box 732 Quincy, IL 62306-0732 Adams, Region: 3 532 Gardner Expressway M-Sa 8-5pm, Su 1-5pm. $3 Adults, $1 Children. The historic Villa Kathrine serves as Quincy's tourist information center and is the only example of Mediterranean architecture on the Mississippi River. The villa is available for rentals for showers, business meetings, and weddings. Trudy Rollins, President 217/224-3688 RANTOUL Korean War Veterans National Museum & Library PO Box 20 Tuscola, IL 61866 Champaign, Region: 2 1007 Pacesetter Drive M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Closed major holidays. History and artifacts on the Korean War, including the Demilitarized Zone; school tours and materials; veteran reunions; books and videos. Sharon E. Corum, Ex Secretary 217/893-4111 217/893-0542 scorum@kwvm.com www.kwvm.com Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum 1011 Pacesetter Dr Rantoul, IL 61866 Champaign, Region: 2 M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $7 Adults,

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$6 Seniors 62 and up, Military retired or active, $4 K-12 Students, Under 4 free. Over 3,000 artifacts, 3,600 library volumes, and over 100,000 photos. Aircamp for 7-12 graders in June. Fly-ins and buses welcome. Hal Loebach, Interim Director 217/893-1613 217/892-5774 admin@aeromuseum.org www.aeromuseum.org RARITAN Henderson County Historical Museum RR 1 Kirkwood, IL 61447 Henderson, Region: 3 310 E Main St, Raritan By appt. Local history. Jim Cook 309/627-2069 jdcook@winco.net RIVER FOREST Chicago Portage National Historical Site 536 N Harlem River Forest, IL 60305-1932 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 8:30-4:30pm. Protection and preservation of natural lands; education and recreation of the public. John Elliott 847/824-8360 johnrtnc@hotmail.com Forest Preserve District of Cook County Conservation Department 536 N Harlem Ave River Forest, IL 60305 Cook, Region: 5 Several nature centers, gardens, and wildlife museums. Steven M. Bylina, Jr., General Superintendent 708/771-1330 www.fpdcc.com Sister Guala - O’Connor Gallery 7900 W Division River Forest, IL 60305-1099 Cook, Region: 5 Rosary College

Call for information. Fine arts: painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, photos. Samuel Hudson 708/366-2490 x538 Tyrell Trailside Museum Forest Preserve Dist of Cook County 738 Thatcher Ave River Forest, IL 60305 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 10-5pm. Free. Nature center, displays and programs focus on area flora and fauna. Jim Chelsvig, Director 708/366-6530 www.fpdcc.com RIVER GROVE Cernan Earth & Space Center Triton College 2000 5th Ave River Grove, IL 60171 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 9-5pm, F 9-10pm, Sa 6-10pm, Su 1-5pm. Admission free. Tickets to events vary. Call ahead. Planetarium programs, earth and sky shows, laser light shows in dome theatre. Educational and science related store. Space hall exhibits. Bart Benjamin, Director 708/583-3100 708/583-3153 cernan@triton.edu www.triton.edu/cernan River Grove Historic House & Barn 2621 N Thatcher Ave River Grove, IL 60171 Cook, Region: 5 8455 W Grand Ave By appt. Free. 1876 Italianate-style house and barn on the National Register of Historic Places. Many original furnishings reflect life at the turn of the 20th century. Marilyn J. May, President 708/453-8000 708/453-0761 vorg.us/5-org/house.htm RIVERDALE Riverdale Historical Society 208 W 144th St Riverdale, IL 60827

Cook, Region: 5 M-Tu 12-8pm, W-Th 12-6pm, F-Sa 12-4pm. Free. Local history. Mary Thillman, Director 708/841-3311 708/841-1805 rds@sls.lib.il.us. RIVERSIDE Olde "Hollywood" Store 213 Herrick Rd Riverside, IL 60546 Cook, Region: 5 8420 W Brookfield Ave Call for information. Building is the original Hollywood Town Hall built in 1893 (Hollywood, CA is named after IL town); store has been a grocery for 102 years. Norm Scaman 708/447-7955 Riverside Historical Museum Riverside Historical Commission 27 Riverside Rd Riverside, IL 60546-2264 Cook, Region: 5 10 Pine Ave Sa 10-2pm and by appt. Free. Collections includes: Records of the Village Board 1875-1990; records of local organizations; historic photos; rare books;maps; plat surveys; and historic structure surveys. Suzanne Bartholomew, Chair 708/447-2542 riversidehistory@aol.com www.riverside.il.us ROBBINS Robbins Historical Society PO Box 1561 Robbins, IL 60472-1561 Cook, Region: 5 By appt. No building yet. On site presentations, traveling history museum will visit your location within 50 miles of Robbins or Chicago free of charge. Presentation includes slide show and photos dating back to 1892. Tyrone Haymore 708/389-5393 708/389-5369 RobbinsHistory@webtv.net

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ROBINSON Crawford County Historical Society PO Box 554 Robinson, IL 62454 Crawford, Region: 2 Su 2-4pm and by appt. Local history, genealogy, pioneers, agriculture, historic museum. Sue Jones, Secretary 618/592-3310 ROCHELLE Flagg Township Historical Society & Museum 1060 Westview Dr Rochelle, IL 61068-1204 Ogle, Region: 4 6th St and 4th Ave Meml Day-Labor Day: Su 2-4:30pm and by appt. Historical artifact displays. David Guest, President 815/562-7423 ROCHESTER Brunk Morgan Horse Museum PO Box 462 Rochester, IL 62563 Sangamon, Region: 3 By appt only. Membership $15. 19th century agrarian farm with emphasis on the Brunk family and their contribution to the Morgan horse. Site includes an 1820s barn and house. Lois McDermand 217/529-4623 notahoby@aol.com www.brunkmuseum.com Rochester Historical Preservation Society PO Box 13 Rochester, IL 62563-0013 Sangamon, Region: 3 Restoration, preservation of historic buildings in and near Rochester; historical data relating to Rochester. Joe Hill 217/498-7332 ROCK ISLAND Augustana College Art Gallery 639 38th St Rock Island, IL 61201

Rock Island, Region: 4 NW corner 7th Ave and 38th St Tu-Sa 12-4pm during school. Sherry Maurer, Director 309/794-7231 309/794-7678 armaurer@augustana.edu www.augustana.edu/resource/gallery Augustana Historical Society 639 38th St Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4 Augustana College Library Library, archives. Melbert Peterson, President 309/794-7317 Black Hawk State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1510 46th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Hauberg Indian Museum with exhibits and objects of the Mesquakie and Fox; over 200 acres with deciduous forest, six miles of hiking trails, interpretive trails, and three day use areas. Scott Roman, Site Manager Beth Carvey-Stewart, Museum Director 309/788-9536 309/788-9865 haubergmuseum@aol.com www.blackhawkpark,org Broadway Historic Area Association PO Box 5362 Rock Island, IL 61204-5362 Rock Island, Region: 4 Preservation and revitalization of 19th century neighborhood. Karen Williams 309/786-1969 Campbell’s Island Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1510 46th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4

Campbell’s Island Hours are seasonal. Please call. Memorial commemorating site of a battle in the War of 1812. Scott Roman, Site Manager 309/788-9536 309/788-9865 Chippiannock Cemetery Heritage Foundation 2901 12th St Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4 Greg Vogele info@chippiannock.com www.chippiannock.com/ heritage.shtml Colonel Davenport Home PO Box 4603 Rock Island, IL 61204-4603 Rock Island, Region: 4 Arsenal Island, Rock Island Arsenal May-Oct: Th-Su 12-4pm and by appt. $5 per person, $10 per family. Tours of 1833 home cover the roles of Col Davenport as provisioner to Fort Armstrong, fur trade exhibit 1830-1850, treasure trunks for local schools, and river history. Jamie Lange, Public Relations 309/781-1090 Jamielynn880@mchsi.com www.davenporthouse.org Fryxell Geology Museum Augustana College Swenson Hall of Geosciences 820 38th St Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4 M-F 8:30-4:30pm, Sa-Su 1-5pm during academic year. One of the largest and finest collections of rocks, minerals and fossils in the Midwest. The museum boasts over 2,000 rock, mineral, and fossil specimens including a complete skeleton of the dinosaur Cryolophosaurus and a large fluorescent mineral exhibit. Susan Wolf, Associate Curator 309/794-7369 susanwolf@augustana.edu www.augustana.edu/academics/ geology/department/fryxell.htm

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Rock Island Arsenal Museum Rock Island Arsenal; US Army Ctr for Military History ATTN AMSTA-RI-CF-MUS 1 Rock Island Arsenal Rock Island, IL 61299-5000 Rock Island, Region: 4 Bldg 60 Tu-Su 10-4pm. Free. History of Rock Island Arsenal, premier small arms collection, discovery room, second oldest US Army museum, presentations for adult community groups. Historical Society hosts monthly dinner meetings. Kris Gayman Leinicke, Director 309/782-5021 309/782-3598 leinickek@ria.army.mil http://riamwr.com/museum.htm Rock Island Preservation Society PO Box 3261 Rock Island, IL 61204-3261 Rock Island, Region: 4 Historic preservation in community through education; research bldgs and sites, register historic sites. Linda Anderson 309/786-7917 Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center Augustana College 639 38th St Rock Island, IL 61201 Rock Island, Region: 4 M-F 9-4:30pm. Call for appt. Swedish-American Genealogy and Swedish immigration research. Jill Seaholm 309/794-7204 309/794-7443 sag@augustana.edu www.augustana.edu/swenson US Army Corps of Engineers PO Box 2004 Rock Island, IL 61204-2004 Rock Island, Region: 4 Mississippi River Visitor Center/ Arsenal Island Summer: 9-9pm; Fall-Spring: 9-5pm. Lock and dam system on the upper Mississippi River; navigation and natural resources on the river. Donald N. Bardole 309/794-5338

309/794-5741 mvrodmn8@usace.army.mil www.ncr.usace.army.mil/navdata /rec.htm ROCKFORD Burpee Museum of Natural History 737 N Main Rockford, IL 61103 Winnebago, Region: 4 M-Sa 11-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 Adults, $4 Children 3-18, Members free. Four areas of the natural sciences: anthropology, paleontology, biology, and geology. Dinosaur exhibits including Jane, the world’s only juvenile T-Rex on display. Children’s gallery, educational programs for scouts and home schoolers, environmental education, and tours. Lewis Crampton, President/CEO 815/965-3433 815/965-2703 lew.crampton@burpee.org www.burpee.org Discovery Center Museum 711 N Main St Rockford, IL 61103-6999 Winnebago, Region: 4 M-Sa 10-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 Adults, $4 Children. Mission is to provide opportunities for joyful learning and discovery through hands-on experiences in science and art. We offer special events once a month during the school year and every Friday during the summer. Live science shows, planetarium shows, classes, teacher workshops, scout badge workshops, and overnights. Lead agency in four elementary schools providing services every afternoon. Sarah Wolf, Ex Director 815/963-6769 815/968-0164 sarahw@discoverycenter museum.org www.discoverycentermuseum.org Erlander Home Museum Swedish Historical Society 404 S 3rd St Rockford, IL 61104 Winnebago, Region: 4

Tu-F 1-4pm, Su 2-4pm. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Age 3-17, $15 family cap. 1871 Victorian brick home built by Rockford industrialist John Erlander. Interior walls painted by daughter Mary Erlander. Collections include Rockford made furniture, unusual musical instruments, and many items depicting Swedish immigration and contributions. Yearly Swedish festivals and special programs. Leah Nelson, Ex Director 815/963-5559 815/963-5559 leah@swedishhistorical.org www.swedishhistorical.org Ethnic Heritage Museum PO Box 382 Rockford, IL 61105-0382 Winnebago, Region: 4 1129 S Main Su 2-4pm and by appt. $2 Adults, $1 Children under 12, $5 special events. Preserving the culture of the six major nationalities that settled in Southwest Rockford including African American, Irish, Polish, Italian, Latino, and Lithuanian; artifacts, oral histories, costumes, paintings and other media, language program, folk artand dancing, and musical instruments. Shirley Martignoni Fedeli, President 815/962-7402 815/962-7402 esfedeli@aol.com Graham-Ginestra House 1115 S Main St Rockford, IL 61101 Winnebago, Region: 4 May-Oct: 2-4pm. National Register home with interior displays include parquet floors, ionic columns, ceiling murals, and a free standing staircase with original stained glass window. Victorian furniture and gardens. Deb Sorensen, President 815/968-6044 Kishwaukee Genealogists PO Box 5503 Rockford, IL 61125-0503 Winnebago, Region: 4

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Sep-May: 2nd Sa of each month. Family and local history. Richard E. Siuygg, President 815/398-0251 Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden 2701 Clifton Ave Rockford, IL 61102 Winnebago, Region: 4 Meml Day-Labor Day: 9-8pm; Labor Day-Meml Day 9-4pm. Over 150 acres of magnificient trees and plants. Explore this living museum every season: majestic colors of fall, hundreds of blooming crabapples in spring, butterfuly garden in summer, and snowcovered evergreens in winter. Paved walking paths, children’s garden, koi pond, and much more. Steven Courtney, Director 815/965-8146 815/965-5914 info@klehm.org www.klehm.org Land of Lincoln Theatre Organ Society PO Box 118 Rockford, IL 61105 Winnebago, Region: 4 815/547-8544 bobbates@secondcon.com Midway Village & Museum Center 6799 Guilford Rd Rockford, IL 61107-2613 Winnebago, Region: 4 Museum Center, Mill House, & Old Dolls' House Museum Hours: TuSa 10-5pm, Su 11-5pm; Village Hours: May & Oct: Th-Su 11-4pm; Jun-Sep: Tu-Su 11-4pm; Nov-Apr: open by appointment only. History of Rockford area from time of first settlement to present. Living history village depicting life in Rockford at the turn of the century. David Byrnes, President 815/397-9112 x103 815/397-9156 staff@midwayvillage.com www.midwayvillage.com

National Railway Historical Society NWI Chapter PO Box 5632 Rockford, IL 61125-5632 Winnebago, Region: 4 Mtgs: 4th Sa of month, St. Mark, 675 N Mulford Rd. Local railroad history, historic preservation, archives, photography. Ron Lundstrom, President 815/226-8725 North Central Illinois Genealogical Society PO Box 4635 Rockford, IL 61110-4635 Winnebago, Region: 4 Research, cemetery books, public library genealogical dept, LDS library. 815/397-3529 Riverfront Museum Park 711 N Main St Rockford, IL 61103-6900 Winnebago, Region: 4 Multi-faceted museum facility is home to six museum associations: Discovery Center, Rockford Art Museum; Rockford Dance Co.; Rockford Symphony; Public Radio; and Storefront Cinema. Judy Flach 815/962-0105 815/965-0642 Rockford Art Museum 711 N Main St Rockford, IL 61103 Winnebago, Region: 4 M-W, F, Sa 10-5pm, Th 10-7pm, Su 12-5pm. $3 Adults, Members, Students, and Children free. Permanent collection of more than 1600 works reflects the diversity of 19th and 20th century American art. Important works by American impressionist painters, historical and contemporary photographs, and selftaught African American artists comprise the focus areas of the collection. Greenwich Village Art Fair held each Sep. Linda Dennis, Ex Director 815/968-2787 815/316-2179 staff@rockfordartmuseum.org www.rockfordartmuseum.org

Rockford College Art Gallery 5050 E State St Rockford, IL 61108 Winnebago, Region: 4 Daily 2-5pm during the academic year. 20th century paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, assemblage. Ethnographic art and historic prints. Philip Soosloff, Director 815/226-4034 815/394-5167 psoosloff@rockford.edu Rockford Historical Preservation Commission City Hall, 425 E State Rockford, IL 61104 Winnebago, Region: 4 M-F 8-5pm. Administration of Rockford Historic Preservation Ordinance, maintain inventory of historic objects. Ginny Gregory, Secretary 815/987-5618 815/967-6933 ginny.gregory@ci.rockford.il.us ci.rockford.il.us Rockford Historical Society 6799 Guilford Rd Rockford, IL 61107 Winnebago, Region: 4 Local history, genealogy, historic preseration, archives, pioneers. Eldora Ozanne, Secretary 815/962-6993 Rockford Park District 1401 N 2nd St Rockford, IL 61107 Winnebago, Region: 4 Webbs Norman, Ex Director 815/987-8850 815/963-3676 rpdmail@rockfordparkdistrict.org www.rockfordparkdistrict.org Severson Dells Environmental Education Center 8786 Montague Rd Rockford, IL 61102 Winnebago, Region: 4 M-Sa 8-4:30pm, Su 1-5pm. Nature walks, museum, library, special programs, book store. Don Miller 815/335-2915

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Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum Rockford Park District 411 Kent St Rockford, IL 61102-2915 Winnebago, Region: 4 Tu-Su tours on hour at 1, 2, and 3pm; group tours and educational programs M-Su 9-5pm by appt. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Student, Under 5 free. The exotic Swiss style cottage was built in 1865 and still contains the families original furnishings, as well as photographs and family diaries. Tours, programs, exhibits, and special events held all year. Janna Bailey, Interim Director 815/964-2424 815/964-2466 info@sbcglobal.net www.tinkercottage.com Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society PO Box 10166 Rockford, IL 61131 Winnebago, Region: 4 Sep-May: Mtgs: 1st Sa of month at 1:30pm. Research, workshops. 815/636-0524 scarter636@aol.com Winnebago County Forest Preservation District 5500 Northrock Dr Rockford, IL 61103 Winnebago, Region: 4 815/877-6100 815/877-6124 www.wcfpd.org ROCKTON Macktown Living History Education Center Box 795 Rockton, IL 61073 Winnebago, Region: 4 Weekends, events, and by appt. Historic site recreates life in the late 1820s to 1850s. Pre-1850 living history education center. Johanna Koslotski 815/624-4200 815/623-8300 jkbud1996@aol.com www.macktownliving history.com

Rockton Township Historical Society PO Box 37 Rockton, IL 61072 Winnebago, Region: 4 529 Green St Jun-Aug: 2nd and 4th Su 1-3pm and by appt. Suggested Donation $2 Adults. 1860s home furnished in period style, carriage house addition with early settlers area, special collections on Civil War General Elon Farnsworth and the Wagon Wheel Resort. Gail Bainbridge, President 815/629-2654 gandsillinois@juno.com ROLLING MEADOWS

815/838-9456 atkinsonma@lewisu.edu imcanal.lewisu.edu Romeoville Area Historical Society c/o Fountaindale Library PO Box 7504 Romeoville, IL 60446 Will, Region: 5 4th W of month 7-9pm and by appt. Local history, household utensils, tools, Native American artifacts, I & M Canal. Dorothy Hassert 630/257-7954 dmhassert@aol.com ROSELLE

Rolling Meadows Historical Society 3100 Central Rd Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 Cook, Region: 5 The 1950s House Su 1-4pm, W 10-2pm. Donations welcome, tour groups $1 per person. Reproduction 1950s era home and furnishings. Local history. Beverly Keagle 847/577-7086 ROMEOVILLE Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd Romeoville, IL 60441-1538 Will, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. 18th Century French and Native American fur trade era. Michael Stachnik 815/886-1467 815/886-6803 mstachnik@fpdwc.org www.fpdwc.org Lewis University Canal & Regional History Collection 1 University Pkwy Romeoville, IL 60446-2200 Will, Region: 5 M-F 12-4pm or by appt. American Canals and the regional history of the I & M Canal Area; collections cover Northern Illinois and the impact of the I and M Canal on that area; includes many photographs, prints, and maps. John Lamb, Director 815/836-5579

Roselle Historical Foundation 39 E Elm St Roselle, IL 60172 DuPage, Region: 5 102 S Prospect Su 2-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Exhibiting artifacts of early history of Roselle, farm, schools, railroad and military rooms in old house museum; second building, the Richter House, has been restored to the 1920s period in working-class style. Special events in Spring call for information. Joseph Devlin, Administrator 630/351-5300 ROSEVILLE Henderson-Warren Tourism Council PO Box 284 Roseville, IL 61473-0284 Henderson, Region: 3 M-F 9-5pm. Warren County Historical Museum PO Box 325 Roseville, IL 61473 Warren, Region: 3 210 E Penn Ave Meml Day-Labor Day: Su and holidays 1-5pm and by appt. Four floors of county-wide historical items and displays. Raymond Hutchins 309/426-2304

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ROSICLAIRE American Fluorite Museum Hardin County Fluorspar Museum PO Box 755 Rosiclaire, IL 62982 Hardin, Region: 1 Hwy 34 and Main St May-Oct: Th, F, Su 1-4pm, Sa 104pm. $3 Adults, $1 Children 6-12. Collections of fluorite and associated minerals; mining artifacts and memoribilia; located on former mine/mill site. Eric Livingston, President 618/285-3513 618/285-6980 www.hardincountyil.org ROSSVILLE Danville Junction RR Museum PO Box 1013 Danville, IL 61834-1013 Vermilion, Region: 2 210 E Benton St, Rossville Meml Day-Labor Day: Sa-Su 124pm. Railroad history. 217/442-1374 djcnrhs@prairienet.net www.prairienet.org/djcnrhs/museum.html Rossville Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 263 Rossville, IL 60963 Vermilion, Region: 2 108 W Attica St Tu, Sa 12-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Collection of area memorabilia is housed in three floors of the 1908 Ross Township building including military items, old school room, tools, country store, textiles, photographs, newspaper and census microfilm, and geneaological materials. Eva Neeland, President 217/748-4080 roshioc@cooketec.net rossvilleshops.com/society.html

ROUND LAKE Prairie Grass Nature Museum Round Lake Area Park District 814 Hart Rd Round Lake, IL 60073 Lake, Region: 5 860 Hart Rd Currently under construction, call for details. M, W, Sa 9:30-12pm. Collections include artifacts from different habitats, live animals, mounted animals, games, and handson activities. Programs for children, nature camps, garden club, special events, scout programs, and special programs. Sandy Miller, Coordinator 847/740-9826 or 847/546-8558 847/546-2810 smiller@rlapd.org www.roundlakeareaparkdistrict. org/naturecenter.htm ROXANA Wood River Refining Museum Conoco/Phillips Refinery PO Box 76 Roxana, IL 62084 Madison, Region: 3 900 S Central Ave W, Th 10-4pm. Group tours by appt. Exhibits, photos, and special videos tell the story of the refinery. Vintage gas pumps, motor oil bottles, advertising, and early maps. Ollie Schwallenstecker, President 618/255-3718 618/255-3648 museum@wrrhm.org www.wrrhm.org RUSHVILLE Schuyler County Jail Museum 200 S Congress St Rushville, IL 62681 Schuyler, Region: 3 Apr-Oct: 1-5pm. Donations welcome. Genealogy, museum, and publications. Lillian Hoover, Chairperson 217/322-3886

SALEM Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 342 Salem, IL 62881-0342 Marion, Region: 1 Bryan Bennet Library, 217 W Main W 12-4pm. County history and genealogy. Dorothy McHaney 618/548-7784 618/548-9593 William Jennings Bryan Museum 408 S Broadway Salem, IL 62881 Marion, Region: 1 F-W 1-5pm. Informative tours concerning the life and times of William Jennings Bryan. Kristopher Wattelet 618/548-7791 SANDWICH Sandwich Historical Society PO Box 82 Sandwich, IL 60548-0082 DeKalb, Region: 4 Lafayette and Railroad Sts Stone Mill Museum Apr-Sep: Su 1-4pm except some holidays. Donations welcome. Local manufacturing, memorabilia, and historical artifacts. Joan Hardekopf, Treasurer 815/786-2513 jhardekopf@prairienet.com Wagner Memorial Museum 17779 Sedgewick Rd Sandwich, IL 60548 DeKalb, Region: 4 Apr-Oct: Su 1-5pm and by appt. $1. Local history collection. John Wagner, President 630/552-8974 SAVANNA Carroll County Genealogical Society PO Box 354 Savanna, IL 61074 Carroll, Region: 4 Savanna Public Library By appt or 2nd F of month except Dec. Wilma Brunner, Secretary 815/273-3707

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SCHAUMBURG Motorola Museum of Electronics 1303 E Algonquin Rd Schaumburg, IL 60196-1065 Cook, Region: 5 Terri Sinnott 847/576-7814 847/576-6401 Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm Schaumburg Park District 1111 E Schaumburg Rd Schaumburg, IL 60194 Cook, Region: 5 Hours vary, call for details. 135-acre nature area with 3.5 miles of trails, restored native prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and a re-created 1880s farm with 1850s house, 1880s smokehouse, summer kitchen, dairy barn, and several other buildings. Natural history displays, library, classrooms, and children’s programs. David Brooks, Manager 847/985-2100 847/985-9692 dabrooks@parkfun.com www.parkfun.com/spv St. Peter Lutheran Church Museum 208 E Schaumburg Rd Schaumburg, IL 60194 Cook, Region: 5 Historical artifacts of St. Peter Lutheran Church and Schaumburg. Rev. David P. Hudak 847/885-3350 847/885-1106 Volkening Heritage Farm 1111 E Schaumburg Rd Schaumburg, IL 60194 Cook, Region: 5 201 S. Plum Grove Rd May, Sep, Oct: Sa-Su 10-4pm; Meml-Labor Day: Th-M 10-4pm; Grounds/Trails: Apr-Oct: Daily 88pm; Nov-Mar: Daily 8-5pm. Agricultural and German ethnic heritage of 1880s Schaumburg; agricultural and land use history of northern Illinois. 847/985-2100 springvalley@parkfun.com

SCHILLER PARK Schiller Park Historical Comm/Society 9526 Irving Park Rd Schiller Park, IL 60176 Cook, Region: 5 4200 Old River Rd Winter: Su 1-5pm, M 9-12pm. Documents and collections on Schiller Park and area, genealogy, programs. June Oulund, Chair 847/671-8513 www.villageofschillerpark.com SESSER Goode-Barren Historical-Genealogical Library PO Box 1024 Sesser, IL 62884-0944 Franklin, Region: 1 201 E Callie St M 10-1pm, W 10-3pm, and by appt. Genealogy and history of the area. Clara Brown 618/625-5762 cb7720@shawneelink.net SHABBONA Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum PO Box 334 Shabbona, IL 60550-0334 DeKalb, Region: 4 119 W Comanche Tu-Th 9-11/1-3pm, Sa 9-11am. Donations welcome. Local history and genealogy featuring family history documents, census records, abstracts, local newspaper microfilm, plat books, and other publications. Volunteer research assistants. Carol Bend, Curator 815/824-2597 815/824-2597 slrmuseum@aol.com SHAWNEETOWN Gallatin County Historical Society PO Box 693 Shawneetown, IL 62984 Gallatin, Region: 1 By appt. Local history, library, museum. William S. Rister 618/269-3542

John Marshall Home & Museum Interpretive Center PO Box 195 Shawneetown, IL 62984 Gallatin, Region: 1 434 Main St May-Oct: F-Su 10-2pm and by appt. Research, collect, preserve, display, and share the history of the area. Betty Head, Director 618/269-3396 Shawneetown Bank State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Gallatin, Region: 1 280 Washington St, Old Shawneetown Open by appointment only. Oldest brick structure in Illinois, it was used by early settlers to purchase land from the federal land office. 217/785-1584 SHEFFIELD Sheffield Historical Society Box 103 Sheffield, IL 61361 Bureau, Region: 4 Washington and Cook Sts W-Sa 11-4pm. $1 per person. Historic Danish church built in 1880 and museum with exhibits and a research and reference room for local history and genealogy. Margaret B. Schmitt 815/454-2850 sheffieldhistsoc@bwsys.net users.bwsys.net/~sheffieldhistsoc SHELBYVILLE Shelby County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 286 Shelbyville, IL 62565 Shelby, Region: 2 151 S Washington Winter: M-W 10-4pm and by appt; Apr-Nov: M-Sa 10-4pm. Library, museum, historic site. June McCain 217/774-2260 shgensoc@bmmhnet.com www.bmhnet.com/shegensoc

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SHIRLEY Funk Prairie Home & Rock Museum 10875 Prairie Home Lane Shirley, IL 61772 McLean, Region: 2 Mar-Dec: Tu-Sa 9-4pm. Local history, genealogy, restored 1863 home, historic preservation, rocks, gems, minerals, fossils. Bill Case, Guide 309/827-6792 SIDELL Sidell Community Historical Society PO Box 434 Sidell, IL 61876 Vermilion, Region: 2 By appt. Free. Community history. Rinda Maddox, President 217/288-9365 editor@thesidellreporter.com SIDNEY Sidney Historical Society PO Box 87 Sidney, IL 61877-0087 Champaign, Region: 2 By appt. Local history and genealogy. Carol Erb 217/688-2974 SKOKIE Emily Oaks Nature Center 4650 Brummel St Skokie, IL 60077 Cook, Region: 5 Holocaust Memorial Fdn of Illinois 4255 Main St Skokie, IL 60076-2063 Cook, Region: 5 M-Th 9-4:30pm, F 9-3pm, Su 124pm. Events of the historical period known as the Holocaust, 1933-1945; the vitality of pre-war Jewish life; contemporary response to the Holocaust as reflected in student art and poetry. Lillian Polus Gerstner, Ex Director 847/677-4640 847/677-4684 holmemil@flash.net Skokie Heritage Museum Skokie Park District 8031 Floral Ave Skokie, IL 60077 Cook, Region: 5 Th-F 12-4pm, Sa-Su 10-2pm. Donations welcome. Located in the Historic Engine, the museum focuses on firefighting and Skokie history and pioneer life in 1847 log cabin. Amanda Hanson, Educator 847/677-6672 847/674-8958 ahanson@skokieparkdistrict.org www.skokieparkdistrict.org SOMONAUK Marie Louise Olmstead Memorial Museum S Depot St Somonauk, IL 60531 DeKalb, Region: 4 Su 2-4pm except holidays. Local history, zoology, paleontology. Marilyn Rasmusen 815/498-3154 SOUTH ELGIN Fox River Trolley Museum PO Box 315 South Elgin, IL 601770315 Kane, Region: 5 361 S LaFox St May-Nov: Su and holidays 11-5pm; Jun-Aug and Oct-Dec: Sa 11-5pm Rides: $3.50 Adults, $2 Youth, $2 Seniors, Day $7. Railway museum preserving the transportation heritage of Fox River Valley via the operation of Aurora, Elgin, and Fox River Electric Company trolley line. Offers trolley rides, picnic facilities, boat and fishing ramps. Castelmuir Station has gift shop and over 20 electric railway cars including the only existing street railway post office car. Don MacBean, Manager 8476974676 dmacbrr@aol.com or info@foxtrolley.org www.foxtrolley.org Sixties Museum, Inc. PO Box 621 South Elgin, IL 60177 Cook, Region: 5 info@60smuseum.org www.sixtiesmuseum.org SOUTH HOLLAND Sand Ridge Nature Center Forest Preserve Dist of Cook County 15891 Paxton Ave South Holland, IL 60473 Cook, Region: 5 Daily 8-5pm, building closed F; NovFeb: daily 8-4pm. Nature center, displays and programs on natural history. James Carpenter, Director 708/868-0606 www.fpdcc.com South Holland Historical Society PO Box 48 South Holland, IL 60473-0048 Cook, Region: 5 16250 Wausau Ave Paarlberg Farmstead: 172nd Place and Paxton Ave; Van Oostenbrugge Home: 444 E 157th St Sa 1-4pm and by appt. History of South Holland; Native American and pioneer artifacts, diaroma of South Holland in the 1920s; Edna Ferber collection; historic farm house and barn. William Paarlberg 708/596-2722 www.southholland.org South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society PO Box 96 South Holland, IL 60473-0096 Cook, Region: 5 320 E 161st Pl Library: M, W, F 10-4pm, Tu 1-9pm, Sa 11-4pm. Local history, genealogy, American history, library, special collections. Paula Malak, Librarian 708/333-9474 ssghs@hotmail.com www.rootsweb.com/~ssghs

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SPRINGFIELD 114th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry 1320 N Osburn Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 Programs by appt. Living history, education programs for schools, civic groups, promote interest in Illinois Civil War heritage. Robert Graham 217/789-2340 Abraham Lincoln Association 1 Old State Capitol Pl Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 Daily 8:30-5pm. Promotes original research on Abraham Lincoln through annual symposium, publications and on-line Lincoln reference library. Thomas F. Schwartz 217/558-8901 tom.schwartz@illinois.gov www.alincolnassoc.com Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 112 N 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 M, Tu, Th, F 9-4:30pm, W 98:30pm, Sa 8:30-3:30pm. Closed Su. Illinois history, books, manuscripts, maps, audiovisuals, Henry Horner Lincoln collection—foremost collection of pre-presidential Lincoln materials, genealogy, Papers of Abraham Lincoln. Kathryn Harris, Director of Library Services 217/524-7219 217/785-6250 hpa.info@illinois.gov www.illinois-history.gov/lib/ www.alplm.org Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 212 N 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-Su 9-5pm, W 9-8:30pm. Closed

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Combining impeccable scholarship with brilliant showmanship, the new museum's permanent exhibit galleries carry visitors on twin journeys from a crude, overcrowded Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theater and a reproduction of the House Chamber in the Old State Capitol where Lincoln's flag-draped casket lies in state. Along the way, you will be treated to a 250 seat multi-stage and screen presentation ("Lincoln’s Eyes"), a stunning holographic theater ("Ghosts of the Library") bringing Lincoln documents and artifacts, literally, to life; a Treasures Gallery housing icons like the Gettysburg Address; and a separate children's area called "Mrs. Lincoln’s Attic." Thomas F. Schwartz, Interim Ex Director 217/558-8901 217/785-6250 hpa.info@illinois.gov www.alplm.org Brinkerhoff Home 4143 Hazelcrest Springfield, IL 62703 Sangamon, Region: 3 1500 N 5th St By appt; Sep-Jun: cultural events. Historic structure, rental available Linda Skeadas, President 217/525-1350 Dana Thomas House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 301 E Lawrence Ave Springfield, IL 62703 Sangamon, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $3 Adults, $1 Children. An outstanding example of early Prairie-period residential work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Designed and built 1902-1904, the house retains all original windows and art glass doors, over 200 art glass light fixtures and scones, as well as virtually all original Wrightdesigned oak furniture and

decorative arts. Donald P. Hallmark, Site Manager 217/782-6776 217/788-9450 dthf@warpnet.net www.dana-thomas.org Dana Thomas House Foundation PO Box 7123 Springfield, IL 62791-7123 Sangamon, Region: 3 231 E Lawrence Ave W-Su 9-4pm. Preserve and protect the Dana-Thomas House and to promote citizen awareness of the architectural significance of Frank Lloyd Wright. Regina Albanese, Ex Director 217/788-9452 dthf@warpnet.net www.dana-thomas.org Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 503 S Walnut St Springfield, IL 62704-1932 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 9-12/1-4pm. Donations welcome. Civil War artifacts , Lincoln historical data, DUVCW history. Fran Glass, Manager 217/544-0616 217/544-0606 duvcw@sbcglocal.net www.duvcw.org Farrell & Ann Gay Museum of Springfield History PO Box 5805 Springfield, IL 62705 Sangamon, Region: 3 7th St 217/529-4023 fcagg@aol.com Foundation Center Library Brookens Library, UIS Springfield, IL 62794 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-Th 8-11pm, F 8-5pm, Sa 9-5pm, Su 1-9:30pm. Information on foundations/grants. Beverly Frailey, Coordinator 217/206-6633 217/786-6208 frailey.beverly@uis.edu www.uis.edu/~library/

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Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum 629 S 7th St Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 Great Western Depot (Lincoln Depot) 930 Monroe St Springfield, IL 62705 Sangamon, Region: 3 Apr-Aug: Daily 10-4pm. Free. Restored waiting rooms, exhibits and state-of-the-art video filled with anecdotes of events during Lincoln’s journey to the White House. Edie Weaver, Community Relations 217/788-1356 217/788-1416 edie.weaver@sj-r.com Henson Robinson Zoo 1100 East Lake Dr Springfield, IL 62707 Sangamon, Region: 3 Mar 8-Oct: M-F 10-5pm; Jun-Aug: TuTh 10-8pm; Nov-Feb: Sa-Su 10-6pm. Weather permitting. $2.50 Adults, $1 Children. Talon Thornton, Director 217/753-6217 217/529-8748 www.hensonrobinsonzoo.org Historic Preservation Association of Springfield PO Box 1632 Springfield, IL 62705 Sangamon, Region: 3 Research, restore, and assure the preservation of places and buildings related to history and architecture of Springfield, educate public about preservation methods. Terri Cameron 217/787-4111 Illinois Association of Museums 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701-1507 Sangamon, Region: 3 209 S. 6th St, 2nd Fl Statewide network of museums, historical and genealogical societies, zoos, arboreta and nature centers; newsletter; museum directory; educational programming for museums; lending library; reference

service; grants program; scholarships; conferences and workshops. Mary Turner, Ex Director 217/524-7080 217/558-1512 mary.turner@illinois.gov www.illinoismuseums.org Illinois Fire Museum Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall 1035 Stevenson Dr Springfield, IL 62703 Sangamon, Region: 3 Central Ave & Main, State Fair Grounds M-F 1-4pm. Closed holidays. Fire fighting exhibits of memorabilia, antiques, art work, equipment, sculptures, and one of the largest patch collections. David R. Stroh, Curator 217/524-8754 217/782-1062 dstroh@mail.state.il.us www.state.il.us/osfm/AwarenessEdu/ IllinoisFireMuseum.htm Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Old State Capitol Pl Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 313 S 6th St M-F 8:30-5pm. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, historic preservation, education & publications, historic sites. Robert J. Coomer, Director 217/785-7930 217/785-7937 hpa.info@illinois.gov www.illinois-history.gov Illinois National Guard & Militia Historical Society 1301 N MacArthur Blvd Springfield, IL 62702-2399 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 8:30-3pm. To illustrate and present the history, traditions, and spirit of the Illinois National Guard and Militia as well as its involvement in conflicts and disasters dating from the 18th

century via displays, exhibits, and photographs to the public. Don Bradley, Ex Director 217/761-3975 217/761-3709 don.bradley@il.ngb.army.mil www.ilng-history.org Illinois Regional Archives Depository University of Illinois at Springfield 1 University Plaza MS BRK140, LIB-144 Springfield, IL 62794-9243 Sangamon, Region: 3 Brookens Library, Lower Level M-F 9-5pm and by appt. Local government records for Bond, Cass, Christian, Fayette, Greene, Jersey, Macon, Macoupin, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Sangamon, and Scott Counties. IRAD Intern 217/206-6520 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/archives/irad/iradhome.html Illinois State Archives Norton Building Capitol Complex Springfield, IL 62756-0001 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 8-4:30pm, Sa 8-3:30pm except holiday weekends. Public documents of permanent administrative, legal, or historical value produced by all governmental agencies within Illinois from 18th century to present. David Joens, Director 217/782-3492 217/524-3930 djoens@ilsos.net www.cyberdriveillinois.com/ departments/archives/archives.html Illinois State Genealogical Society PO Box 10195 Springfield, IL 62791-0195 Sangamon, Region: 3 State Archives Building, 2nd Fl M, W 10-1pm. Free. Statewide genealogical publications, preservation conferences, collections housed at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and accessible online. Dr. Gary Hargis, President 217/789-1968 www.rootsweb.com/~ilsgs

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Illinois State Historical Society 210 1/2 S 6th, Ste 200 Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 8-4:30pm. Publications, symposia, Centennial Awards, student / teaching awards. William Furry, Ex Director 217/525-2781 217/525-2783 wfurry@sbcglobal.net www.historyillinois.org Illinois State Library 300 S 2nd St Springfield, IL 62701-1796 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 8-4:30pm. Over 7 million items on political science, government, public policy, government documents, Illinois history, patent and trademark depository. Programs for library development and continuing education. Anne Craig, Director 217/782-2994 217/785-4326 islinformationline@ilsos.net www.cyberdriveillinois.com/depart ments/library/ Illinois State Military Museum Department of Military Affairs 1301 N MacArthur Blvd Springfield, IL 62702-2399 Sangamon, Region: 3 Tu-Sa 1-4:30pm and by appt. Preserving the heritage of the citizen-soldier of Illinois with exhibits, programs, outreach, and a library. Collection includes vehicles, aircraft, weapons, uniforms, equipment, flags, photographs, and documents. Mark K. Whitlock, Director 217/761-3910 217/761-2078 mark.whitlock@us.army.mil www.il.ngb.army.mil Illinois State Museum 502 S Spring St Springfield, IL 62706-5000

Sangamon, Region: 3 M-Sa 8:30-5pm, Su 12-5pm. Free admission, donations welcome. Permanent and changing exhibits on Illinois natural and cultural history, anthropology, fine and decorative arts. Children can see, hear, and touch in “A Place for Discovery” area. Shop features educational games and quality crafts by Illinois artisans. Bonnie W. Styles, Director 217/782-7386 217/782-1254 kwooldridge@museum.state.il.us www.museum.state.il.us Illinois State Museum Society 502 S Spring St Springfield, IL 62706-0001 Sangamon, Region: 3 Support group for the State Museum. Charlotte Montgomery, Ex Director www.museum.state.il.us Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation & Museum 3936 N Peoria Rd Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 Th, Sa 10-2pm. $1 Suggested Donation. Automobiles, equipment, uniforms, and historical photographs of the Illinois State Police. The museum is a work in progress and will continue to expand exhibits. Joe Davis, President 217/525-1922 isphf@sbcglobal.net www.isphf.org Illinois Supreme Court Historical Society 2nd and Capital Supreme Court Bldg Springfield, IL 62706-0001 Sangamon, Region: 3 History of Illinois Supreme Court. Carolyn Taitt 217/782-7821 Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Oak Ridge Cemetery 1500 Monument Ave

Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 7am-8pm from 1st Su in Apr to last Su in Oct; 7-5pm remainder of year. Memorial that honors Vietnam veterans from Illinois. Nan Wynn, Site Manager 217/782-2717 217/524-3738 Indian Creek Military Museum 1119 S MacArthur Springfield, IL 62704 Menard, Region: 3 Call for information. Currently under development. Donna Fleischli 217/787-9777 Korean War Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Oak Ridge Cemetery 1500 Monument Ave Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 7am-8pm from 1st Sa in Apr to last Su in Oct; 7-5pm rest of year. The memorial honors 1,753 Illinoisans killed during the Korean War. Nan Wynn, Site Manager 217/782-2717 217/524-3738 Lincoln Home National Historic Site National Park Service 413 S 8th St Springfield, IL 62701-1905 Sangamon, Region: 3 Daily 8:30-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Free. Parking $2 hour. Home of Abraham Lincoln and family from 1844-1861 when they left for Washington, D.C. Tours of the furnished home with forty Lincoln items on exhibit. Two other homes feature exhibits. Susan M. Haake, Curator 217/492-4241 x246 217/492-4673 liho_superintendent@nps.gov www.nps.gov/liho

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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Old State Capitol Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 6th and Adams Sts Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Envision the beginnings of Lincoln’s successful law career and learn about other courtrooms where he tried cases. Justin Blandford, Site Manager 217/785-7960 217/557-0282 justin.blandford@illinois.gov Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center 2301 E Lake Dr Springfield, IL 62707-8908 Sangamon, Region: 3 Garden: Daily sunrise-sunset; Nature Center: Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 14pm. Free. A Jens Jensen designed landcape; living memorial to Abraham Lincoln with plants native to the three states where Lincoln lived and includes prairie, woodland, and wetland. 120 acres, six miles of trails. Jim Matheis, Ex Director 217/529-1111 LMG2301@motion.net www.lmgnc.com Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Oak Ridge Cemetery 1500 Monument Ave Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 Mar-Oct: Daily 9-5pm; Nov-Feb: Daily 9-4pm. Tomb of Abraham and Mary Lincoln and three of their four sons; historic preservation, historic structure. Nan Wynn, Site Manager 217/782-2717 217/524-3738

Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 209 S. 6th St, 3rd Fl 8-4:30pm. A consortium of central Illinois communities that share the legacy of Abraham Lincoln that helps each community tell their Lincoln story. Efforts are focused on creating a “visitor experience” by assisting in the development and/or enhancement of each site. Promotion and marketing of participating sites. Nicky Stratton, Director 217/782-6817 217/558-1512 nstratton@lookingforlincoln.com www.lookingforlincoln.com Museum of Funeral Customs 1440 Monument Ave Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm. $3 Adults, $2 Seniors (over 62), $1.50 Students (6-17). Interprets the history and development of American funeral service from 1840 to the present through permanent and temporary exhibits. A research library is also open by appointment. Group tours are available by reservation. Current schedule of educational programs on web site. Jon Austin, Director 217/544-3480 217/544-3484 funeralmuseum@ifda.org www.funeralmuseum.org Old State Capitol State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Reconstructed historic site served as state capitol from 1837-1876; Lincoln served last term as representative and lay in state in

Hall of Representatives upon his death May, 1865. Guided tours and special events. Justin Blandford, Site Manager 217/785-7960 217/557-0282 justin.blandford@illinois.gov Pearson Museum SIU School of Medicine PO Box 19603 Springfield, IL 62794-9603 Sangamon, Region: 3 801 N Rutledge Tu 9-3pm and by appt. Free. History of medicine, dentistry, nursing, homeopathy, and pharmacy with emphasis on the Mississippi River Valley and the Midwest. Lynne Cleverdon, Manager 217/545-4261 lcleverdon@siumed.edu www.siumed.edu/medhum/pearson Sangamon County Genealogical Society PO Box 1829 Springfield, IL 62705-1829 Sangamon, Region: 3 2856 S 11th St Tu 5:30-9pm and by appt. Collect, preserve, and disseminate genealogy and related history of County. Society publications include birth, marriage, deed, census, death, and cemetery records. Dan Dixon, President/Editor 217/529-0542 Dbutton2@aol.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/ scgs/scgs.htm Sangamon County Historical Society c/o Robinson's Advertising 308 E Adams St Springfield, IL 62701-1403 Sangamon, Region: 3 Aug-May: Program meetings the 3rd Tu of the month. Preserving and supporting the history of Sangamon County through programs, special events, and tours. Curtis Mann, Historian 217/753-4900 research@sancohis.org www.sancohis.org

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Sangamon Valley Collection Lincoln Library 326 S 7th St Springfield, IL 62701-1621 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-Th 9-9pm, F 9-6pm, Sa 9-5pm. Genealogical and historical records of Springfield/Sangamon County, obituary index for the “State JournalRegister” for 1861-2005, photographs, maps, newspaper microfilm. Curtis Mann, Manager 217/753-4900 217/753-5329 cmann67@hotmail.com www.lincolnlibrary.info/SVC.htm Save Old Springfield 2617 Clifton Dr Springfield, IL 62764 Sangamon, Region: 3 Historic preservation information, coordination, and advocacy service. Jerry Jacobson 217/787-0939 jake@springnet1.com Shea's Gas Station Museum 2075 Peoria Rd Springfield, IL 62704 Sangamon, Region: 3 2075 Peoria Rd Tu-F 8-4pm, Sa 8-12pm. An eclectic collection of over half a century of gas station memoribilia from 1920 to 1980. Bill Shea, Owner 217/544-5044 Springfield Area Arts Council 520 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 8-5pm. Arts education, public arts events, services and funding. 217/753-3519 Springfield Art Association 700 N 4th St Springfield, IL 62702 Sangamon, Region: 3 Edwards Place Historic House: TuSa 11-2pm; Art Gallery: M-F 105pm, Sa 10-3pm; Library: M-F 95pm, Sa 10-3pm. $3 Suggested Donation. The SAA is comprised of four

distinct areas: The School of Art, offering community art classes four times a year; the Michael Victor II Art Library, one of the largest art libraries in downstate Illinois with more than 5,000 art related books, periodicals, and videos; the Gallery of Art, a temporary, changing gallery; and the Edwards Place Historic Home, the oldest home in Springfield on its original foundation. Angie Dunfee, Ex Director 217/523-2631 217/523-3866 office@springfieldart.org www.springfieldart.org Springfield Historical Sites Commission 1331 S Dial Ct Springfield, IL 62704-3538 Sangamon, Region: 3 Call for information. Preservation of Springfield. Enrique Unanue 217/785-4263 Trutter Museum Lincoln Land Community College 5250 Shepherd Rd Springfield, IL 62794 Sangamon, Region: 3 Karen Sanders 217/786-2784 Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 603 S 5th St Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children. Tours of the restored 1840s/1890s Lindsay family home. Lindsay’s fame at its highest in early years of 1900, his work, art, poetry, and prose is discussed. Lindsay was born and died in this home. Jennie Battles, Site Administrator 217/524-0901 217/557-0604 jennie.battles@illinois.gov

Washington Park Botanical Garden Springfield Park District 1740 W Fayette Springfield, IL 62704 Sangamon, Region: 3 M-F 12-4pm, Sa, Su 12-5pm. Free. Twenty acre site with tropical conservatory, large rose garden, perennial, monocot, prairie, rockery, shade floral displays, five annual flower shows, workshops, and sales. 217/753-6228 washbot@springfieldparks.org Woman’s Relief Corps National Headquarters 629 S 7th St Springfield, IL 62703 Sangamon, Region: 3 Grand Army of the Republic Museum W-Sa 10-4pm and by appt. Artifacts from Civil War veterans and families, Grand Army of the Republic memorabilia; Woman's Relief Corps memorabilia. Bonita Wiggins 217/522-4373 ST. CHARLES 1850 William Beith House Preservation Partners of Fox Valley PO Box 903 St. Charles, IL 60174 Kane, Region: 5 8 Indiana St Jun-Aug: Tu, Su 1-4pm and by appt. Preservation, education, architecture, historic house museum, decorative arts. Elizabeth Safanda 630/377-6424 Dunham-Hunt Museum St. Charles Heritage Center 215 E Main St St. Charles, IL 60174 Kane, Region: 5 304 Cedar Ave Jun-Aug: Su, Tu 12-4pm. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Seniors/Students. Under 12 free. Local history exhibits housed in the oldest brick historic home in St. Charles, circa 1840. Julie Bunke, Registrar 630/584-6967 info@stcmuseum.org www.stcmuseum.org

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Durant House Museum Preservation Partners of Fox Valley PO Box 903 St. Charles, IL 60174-0903 Kane, Region: 5 LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve, 37W370 Dean St, St. Charles Jun-Oct 29: Th, Su 1-4pm. $1. 1843 restored and period furnished northern Illinois homestead on original site. Costumed docents interpret mid19th century home life with a wealth of hands-on experiences for visitors. Special programs through the season highlight various activities common to the era. Linda Saxer, Director 630/377-6424 630/377-6424 (phone first) duranthouse@aol.com www.ppfv.org/durant.htm Pioneer Sholes School Society Kane County Forest Preserve PO Box 1275 St. Charles, IL 60174-7275 Kane, Region: 5 LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, Jun 15-Oct 15: Su 1-4pm; Jun 15Aug: Th 1-4pm; Feb: Su 1-4pm. $1. Restored one-room school that also serves as a living museum for students and teachers to reenact schools in the late 1800s. Marge Rea, Ex Director 630/762-9746 sholes@pioneersholesschool.org www.pioneersholesschool.org Preservation Partners of Fox Valley PO Box 903 St. Charles, IL 60174 Kane, Region: 5 M-F 9-4pm. Operates three historic historic house museums: William Beith House, Durant House and the Fabyan Villa and Japanese Garden. Elizabeth Safanda 630/377-6124 630/377-6424 info@ppfv.org www.ppfv.org Primrose Farm Museum St. Charles Park District 37W755 Bolcum Rd St. Charles, IL 60175 Kane, Region: 5

Kirk Bunke 630/587-3373 x212 630/587-6643 kbunke@st-charlesparks.org www.st-charlesparks.org St. Charles Heritage Center 215 E Main St St. Charles, IL 60174 Kane, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Seniors/Students. Under 12 free. Local history exhibits in a 1928 restored gas station. Julie Bunke, Registrar 630/584-6967 630/584-6077 info@stcmuseum.org www.stcmuseum.org Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center Forest Preserve of Kane County 35W076 Villa Marie Rd St. Charles, IL 60174-6692 Kane, Region: 5 Apr-Oct: Sa-Su 12-4pm, M-Th 9-4pm; Nov-Mar: M, W 9-4pm, Sa-Su 1-4pm. Nestled in the woods at the "big bend" of the Fox River, the Center is a wonderful destination for people of all ages. Interactive exhibits and interpretive displays provide fun, hands-on learning experience for adults and children alike. The naturalist staff is on hand to answer questions. Numerous nature programs take place at the center as well. Valerie Blaine, Nature Programs Manager 847/741-9924 847/741-9597 blainev.kcfpd@earthlink.net www.co.kane.il.us/forest STAUNTON Macoupin County Genealogical Society PO Box 95 Staunton, IL 62088 Macoupin, Region: 3 Mtgs: 3rd M of month 7:30pm; Public Library: M-Th 1-8pm, F 9-12/1-8pm, Sa 10-5pm. Local history and genealogy. Mary McKenzie

618/635-8506 cindyldq@midwest.net www.rootsweb.com/~ilmacoup/ macoupin STEGER Crossing Trails Square Dance Heritage Society 631 W Richton Rd Steger, IL 60475 Cook, Region: 5 Square dancing memorabilia and history, colleting information about square dancing. Donna Rodgers 708/748-3406 STERLING Dillon Home Museum Sterling Park District PO Box 958 Sterling, IL 61081 Whiteside, Region: 4 1005 E 3rd St Tu, Th, Sa 10-12pm/14pm, Su 1-5pm, W, F by appt. $2.25 Adults, $1.25 Seniors, $4.50 Family, Under 12 free. Historic house museum, interpretive tours of original furnishings and history of the Dillon family, Linda Heckler, Curator 815/622-6202 815/622-6210 dillonmuseum@coiinc.com www.sterlingparkdistrict.com Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society & Museum Sterling Park District PO Box 65 Sterling, IL 61081-0065 Whiteside, Region: 4 1005 E 3rd St Tu, Th, Sa 10-12/1-4pm, Su 1-5pm. Donations welcome. Local history, manuscripts, archives, photos. Terence Buckaloo, Curator 815/622-6215 srfhs@coiinc.com www.svonline.net/~srfhs

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Whiteside County Genealogy Society PO Box 145 Sterling, IL 61081-0145 Whiteside, Region: 1 Sterling Public Library, 102 3rd St Sep-May: M-Th 9-8pm, F 9-5pm, Sa 8-5pm, Su 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Excellent collection of Whiteside County and local history. Local newspaper indexed 1910-present; 72 volumes of Germans to America; court records of old local businesses, churches, etc; Heritage Quest and Ancestry online; DAR volumes. Marilyn Huffman-Anderson, President 815/625-1370 x20 815/625-7037 genealogy@sterlingpubliclibrary.org www.sterlingpubliclibrary.org STOCKTON Heritage League of Northwest Illinois 140 W Benton St Stockton, IL 61085-1312 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 Stockton Public Libr-Lower level Sa 1-3pm and by appt. Local history, village of Stockton and surrounding area; rural history of eastern Jo Daviess County. Patricia Nagel Curator 815/947-2435 Stockton Heritage Museum PO Box 93 Stockton, IL 61085 Jo Daviess, Region: 4 107 W Front St Apr-Dec: Sa 9-1pm. Donations welcome. Local history, Kraft Cheese, and Chicago Great Western Railroad. Bobbi Reagan, Director/Curator 815/947-9144 morseville@jisp.net STONE PARK Italian Cultural Center 1621 N 39th Ave Stone Park, IL 60165-1105 Cook, Region: 5 M-Sa 10-4pm. Art gallery, library, museum, local history. Fr. Gino Dalpiaz, C.S. 708/345-3842

Stone Park Historical Association 1629 Mannheim Rd Stone Park, IL 60165-1118 Cook, Region: 5 Local history. George Danda, Chair 708/345-2272 STREAMWOOD Hoosier Grove Museum Streamwood Park District 700 Bartlett Rd Streamwood, IL 60107 Cook, Region: 5 700 W Irving Park Rd F-Su 1-4pm. Local history, culture, interpretive exhibits, school group tours, public programs, classes, and special events. Nancy Gher, Manager 630/213-9706 630/372-7284 ngher@pop.net www.hoosiergrovemuseum.com STREATOR Streatorland Historical Society 306 S Vermillion Streator, IL 61364-2940 LaSalle, Region: 4 Su 1-4pm, M-F 9:30-2:30pm. Donations welcome. Streatorland history and artifacts. 815/672-2443 SUBLETTE Sustainable Energy Education Foundation 1771 Sublette Rd Sublette, IL 61367 Lee, Region: 4 Joyce Papiech 815/849-5135 815/849-9055 gsg@foreverpowerwind.com www.foreverpowerwind.com SUGAR GROVE Sugar Grove Historical Society PO Box 102 Sugar Grove, IL 60554

Kane, Region: 5 259 Main St Tu 1-4pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Local history, township maps and photos; probate papers, genealogical research, monthly meetings. Ruth B. Frantz, Treasurer 630/466-9726 info@sugargrovehistory.org www.sugargrovehistory.org SULLIVAN Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library 2 W Water St Sullivan, IL 61951 Moultrie, Region: 2 Historical hood ornaments and accessories. Oldest piece of the 250 dates back to 1928. Colleen Mitchell, Director 217/728-7221 Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical Society PO Box 588 Sullivan, IL 61951-0588 Moultrie, Region: 2 117 E Harrison St Sa, M 1-5pm, except holidays. Local genealogy and history, local genealogical/historical material relating to Moultrie County history and people. Artifacts relate to area pioneers. Restoration of one-room country schoolhouse to 1913. Mary L. Storm 217/728-4085 www.354.com/bethany/genealogy.htm SYCAMORE DeKalb County HistoricalGenealogical Society PO Box 295 Sycamore, IL 60178 DeKalb, Region: 4 Call for information. Promote history and genealogy of DeKalb County through lectures, facilitation of various activities, and promotion of resources. Quarterly publication "Cornsilk." Henry S. Leonard, President 815/758-4831 leonard@math.niu.edu www.rootsweb.com/~ildekalb/DekCo HistSoc.html

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Joiner History Room DeKalb County Government 103 E State St Sycamore, IL 60178 DeKalb, Region: 4 Tu, Th 10-3pm. Donations welcome. DeKalb County archive. Local history and local photographs; manuscript collection and early county records, microfilm and bound copies of DeKalb County newspapers from 1865. Phyllis Kelley, County Historian 815/895-7271 joinerhistoryroom@dekalbcounty.org www.dekalbcounty.org/JHR/ joiner.html Midwest Museum of Natural History 425 W State St Sycamore, IL 60178 Dekalb, Region: 4 M-Sa 9-5pm, Su 12-5pm. $5 Adults, $4 Seniors/Children 3-12. Extensive collection of preserved animals from around the world. Classroom and cafeteria for school groups, and hands-on exploratorieum for kids. Chris Brodnicki, Ex Director 815/895-9777 815/899-2552 director@mmnh.org www.mmnh.org Sycamore Historical Society & Museum PO Box 502 Sycamore, IL 60178 DeKalb, Region: 4 308 W State St, Lower Level Apr-Oct: Tu, Th 10-1pm, Sa 101pm. Donations welcome. Depository for items connected to Sycamore history. Visitors can see an exhibit with hands-on items for children, research in the archives, and attend a wide variety of programs. Michelle Donahoe, Ex Director 815/895-5762 sychist@tbcnet.com www.rootsweb.com/~ildekalb

TAMPICO Reagan Birthplace Museum Po Box 344 Tampico, IL 61283 Whiteside, Region: 4 111 S Main Apr-Oct: M-Sa 10-4pm, Su, 1-4pm. Donations welcome. Bus Tours $3 per person. Apartment where President Ronald Reagan was born furnished in the style of the early 1900s. Photos of early settlers and area. Gift shop. Joan Johnson, Coordinator 815/438-2130 garyjoan@thewisp.net Tampico Area Historical Society & Museum PO Box 154 Tampico, IL 61283 Whiteside, Region: 4 119 S Main Apr-Oct: Sa-Su 1-4pm and by appt. Local history collection including photos, business history, clothing, scrapbooks, newspapers, cemetery and funeral records, and other related displays. Denise McLoughlin, Family History Coordinator 815/438-2065 tahs@thewisp.net www.tampicohistorical society.citymax.com TAYLORVILLE Christian County Coal Mine Museum 115 N Washington St Taylorville, IL 62568 Christian, Region: 3 M-Sa 9-4pm, Su 9-12pm. Coal mining heritage of Christian County including documents, videos and books. William A. Stone 217/823-1819 www.downtowntaylorville.com Christian County Genealogical Society PO Box 28 Taylorville, IL 62568 Christian, Region: 3 Library: Hwys 48 and 29 Apr-Nov: W-Su 11-5pm; Dec-Mar: Sat 11-4pm. Genealogy archives: books, cemetery,

birth, and family, records. Jeanine Biondolino 217/824-6922 jbiond@ctitech.com Christian County Historical Society & Museum PO Box 254 Taylorville, IL 62568 Christian, Region: 3 Rte 29 & 48 Apr-Nov: W-Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm; Dec-Mar: Sa 10-4pm. Research and education, historical preservation and interpretation. Ann Kramer, President 217/824-6922 kramer3688@yahoo.com TEUTOPOLIS Teutopolis Monastery Museum 110 S Garrott St Teutopolis, IL 62467 Effingham, Region: 2 Apr-Nov: 1st Su of month. $3 Adults, $1 Children 14 and under. Franciscan monastery built in 1858 with subsequent additions housing exhibits, books, and artifacts of early Franciscans and settlers. Ray or Joyce Vahling 217/857-3586 THEBES Thebes Historical Courthouse PO Box 14 Thebes, IL 62990-0014 Alexander, Region: 1 618/764-2600 THOMSON Thomson Depot Museum PO Box 392 Thomson, IL 61285 Carroll, Region: 4 914 Main St Meml-Labor Day: W, F-Su 1-4pm; Sep-Oct: F-Su 1-4pm. Local railroad history. Frank Manning 815/259-8297

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THORNTON Village of Thornton Historical Society PO Box 34 Thornton, IL 60476 Cook, Region: 5 114 N Hunter St May-Sep: Sa 1-4pm. History of Thornton, Bielfeldt brewery, the world's largest limestone quarry, 1904 fire wagon, local history, library and museum. Margaret Loitz, President 708/877-6569 708/877-6569 meloitz@aol.com www.thornton60476.com/ history.html TILTON Tilton Historical Society 201 W 5th St Tilton, IL 61833-7427 Vermilion, Region: 2 Th 9-12pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Tilton history, artifacts, and genealogy. Betty Montgomery, President 217/354-4832 TINLEY PARK Tinley Moraine Genealogists PO Box 521 Tinley Park, IL 60477-0521 Cook, Region: 5 M-Su email for hours. Genealogy library collection. tinleymoraine@yahoo.com tmgenealogists.org Tinley Park Historical Society PO Box 325 Tinley Park, IL 60477-0325 Cook, Region: 5 6727 W 174th St W 10-2pm and by appt. History of Tinley Park and area including genealogical materials. Brad Bettenhausen, President 708/429-4210 708/444-5099 bbettenhausen@tinleypark.org

TOULON Stark County Genealogical Society PO Box 83 Toulon, IL 61483 Stark, Region: 4 Stark County Historical Society PO Box 524 Toulon, IL 61483 Stark, Region: 4 318 W Jefferson St Jun-Aug: Su 1-5pm and by appt. Dr. Hall office, historical home and agricultural building. Norman Black 309/286-7139 TREMONT Tremont Museum & Historical Society PO Box 738 Tremont, IL 61568 Tazewell, Region: 3 Madison and Sampson Sts 3rd Su of month 2-4pm. $2 Suggested Donation. Artifacts and exhibits pertaining to Tremont history. Janis Lee, President 309/925-5262 www.tremont.lib.il.us/ community/tremont-historicalsociety.html TROY GROVE Wild Bill Hickok Memorial State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6thSt Springfield, IL 62701 LaSalle, Region: 4 Mechanic & Ottawa Sts, Troy Grove Hours are seasonal. Please call. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 TUSCOLA Douglas County Museum 700 S Main St Tuscola, IL 61953 Douglas, Region: 2 M-F 9-4pm; winter hours vary call for information.

Douglas County history. Temporary exhibits twice a year; local history library; historic artifacts pertinent to Douglas County and area. Lynnita Brown 217/253-2535 lynnita@tuscola-il.com www.dcmuseum-tuscola.org Korean War Educator Foundation 111 E Houghton St Tuscola, IL 61953 Douglas, Region: 2 World’s largest Korean War website with emphasis on U.S. involvement in the war. Public speaker services. Lynnita Brown, CEO 217/253-4620 lynnita@koreanwar-educator.org www.koreanwar-educator.org Museum Assoc of Douglas County 700 S Main St Tuscola, IL 61953 Douglas, Region: 2 M-F 9-4pm Lynnita Brown 217/253-2535 lynnita@tuscola-il.com UNION Donley’s Wild West Town Rte 20 and S Union Rd Union, IL 60180 McHenry, Region: 5 Meml-Labor Day: daily 10-6pm; Apr, May, Sep, Oct: Sa, Su 10-6pm. Western Americana, 19th century inventions and technology, recreated wild west town. 815/923-9000 Illinois Railway Museum PO Box 427 Union, IL 60180 McHenry, Region: 5 Meml-Labor Day: M-F 10-4pm; May-Oct: Sa-Su 10:30-5pm. $9. Most extensive collection of full size antique railroad transportation equipment in the US. Collection includes steam, diesel and electric locomotives, passenger and freight cars, streetcars, interurban cars, and trolley buses. Nick Kallas, Manager 815/923-4391 www.irm.org

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McHenry County Historical Society Museum PO Box 434 Union, IL 60180-0434 McHenry, Region: 5 6422 Main St May-Oct: Tu-F 1-4pm, Su 1-4pm. Office: M-F 9-4:30pm. Library: By appt. $5 Adults, $3 Students and Seniors, $12 Family, Members free. Collections center on the county’s history from 1830 to present. Extensive research library, traveling exhibits, traveling museum, on-site and school programs, lecture series, quilting, and preservation programs. Nancy J. Fike, Administrator 815/923-2267 815/923-2271 info@mchsonline.org www.mchsonline.org UNIONVILLE Kincaid Mounds State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Superintendent of Historic Sites 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 Massac, Region: 1 Three miles southeast of Unionville, near Avery Lake This site is closed to visitors. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 URBANA Ancient Technological & Archaeological Materials 901 S Mathews Ave Urbana, IL 61801 Champaign, Region: 2 116 Observatory 8:30-3pm. Archeometry research; ancient technologies, metal working. Sarah Wisseman 217/333-6629 Anita Purves Nature Center Urbana Park District 1505 N Broadway Urbana, IL 61801

Champaign, Region: 2 Sep-May: M-Sa 8-5pm, Su 12-4pm; Jun-Aug: M-F 8-6pm, Sa 8-5pm, Su 12-4pm. Call for information. Free. Environmental education, natural history, and ecology. Judy Miller, Program Manager 217/384-4062 jkmiller@urbanaparks.org www.urbanaparks.org Champaign County Genealogical Society 210 W Green St Urbana, IL 61801 Champaign, Region: 2 Mtgs: 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month in the auditorium on the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green St, Urbana Genealogy and local history of Champaign County and east central Illinois. To promote genealogical and historical research; to aid in the publication and preservation of genealogical and historical records and manuscripts; and to provide programs designed to assist both the beginning and the advanced genealogist. Karla Gerdes, President 217/367-4025 kjeanne1@juno.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilccgs Champaign County Historical Archives The Urbana Free Library 210 W Green St Urbana, IL 61801-5326 Champaign, Region: 2 M-Sa 9-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Specializes in genealogy and local history. County records, books, periodicals, vital records and case files, newspapers, directories, maps, vertical files, famliy files, microforms, organizational and personal records and papers. Include items beyond the county and some from most states east of the Missippi. Anke Voss, Director 217/367-4025 217/531-7088 archives@urbanafreelibrary.org urbanafreelibrary.org/archives.htm Champaign County Historical Society 201 S Race St Urbana, IL 61801-3283

Champaign, Region: 2 M-Sa 9-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Free. County history and genealogy. Jean Koch, Director 217/367-4025 jkoch@ltnet.ltls.org www.urbanafreelibrary.org Illinois History & Lincoln Collections University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign 422 Library 1408 W Gregory Dr Urbana, IL 61801 Champaign, Region: 2 M-F 12-5pm. History, library, archives, manuscripts. John Hoffmann, Librarian 217/333-1777 217/333-2214 jmhoffma@uiuc.edu www.library.uiuc.edu/ihx Spurlock Museum University of Illinois 600 S Gregory St Urbana, IL 61801 Champaign, Region: 2 Tu 12-5pm, W, Th, F 95pm, Sa 10-4pm, Su 124pm. $3 Suggested Donation. Museum features the cultures of Europe, Africa, Asia, Native North and South America, the ancient Mediterranean, ancient Egypt, and Mesopotomia. Kim Sheahan, Assistant Director of Education 217/244-3355 217/244-9419 ksheahan@uiuc.edu www.spurlock.uiuc.edu UTICA Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 313 S 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 LaSalle, Region: 4 Dee Bennett Rd, two miles east of IL Rte 178, North Utica This site is closed to visitors. Located within the site is the ca. 1851 Sulphur Springs Hotel, a resort for travelers and visitors to the nearby mineral springs for which it

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was named. Superintendent of Historic Sites 217/785-1584 217/785-8117 LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum PO Box 278 Utica, IL 61373-0278 La Salle, Region: 4 Mill and Canal St Dec-Mar: F-Sa 10-4pm; Apr-Nov: W-Sa 10-4pm, Su 12-4pm. 1849 historical museum on the Illinois and Michigan Canal, an 1865 one-room schoolhouse, an 1875 post and beam barn and an 1892 working blacksmith shop. Burgoo festival, children’s programs, and more. 815/667-4861 815/667-5121 museum@core.com www.lasallecountymuseum.org Starved Rock Historical & Educational Foundation PO Box 116 Utica, IL 61373-0116 LaSalle, Region: 4 Jun-Aug: W-Su 9-4pm; Sep-May: hours vary; call for information. Natural history; cultural history. Tobias Miller 815/667-4726 Starved Rock State Park Illinois Dept of Natural Resources PO Box 509 Utica, IL 61373-0116 LaSalle, Region: 4 Rte 178 and Rte 6 Daily 9-4pm Free. Native American and French history and artifacts, natural history, archeology, geology, flora, and fauna. Tobias Miller 815/667-5356 815/667-5354 starvedrock@dnrmail.state.il.us VANDALIA Fayette County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 177 Vandalia, IL 62471-0177 Fayette, Region: 3 Collection housed at Evans Public Library, 215 S 5th St

2500 volume genealogy reference library includes books, periodicals, microfiche, micro filmed newspapers, and census records. Linda Hanabarger, President 618/423-2625 hana22@swetlandcom.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilfayett/ ilfayette.htm Historic Vandalia, Inc. Fayette County Museum 301 W Main Vandalia, IL 62471 Fayette, Region: 3 M-Sa 9:30-4pm, most Su 1-4pm. An extensive collection of local history from the 1800-1900s. Special monthly exhibits and artifacts on military, medical, business, industry, agriculture history. Children’s area. Mary Truitt, Treasurer 618/283-4866 mtruitt@swetland.net Little Brick House 621 St Clair St Vandalia, IL 62471-2224 Fayette, Region: 3 By appt. Lincoln, leaders of the capital who went to Washington DC, writers, artists, and early culture. Mary Burtschi 618/283-0024 Vandalia Historical Society 307 N 6th St Vandalia, IL 62471-2236 Fayette, Region: 3 Apr-May, Sep-Oct: by appt; Jun-Aug: daily 11-5pm. Local history, historic preservation, early Illinois history; Cumberland Road, Lincoln, Shawneetown, historic buildings file. Josephine Burtschi, President 618/283-0024 Vandalia State House State Historic Site Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 315 W Gallatin Vandalia, IL 62471 Fayette, Region: 3 Hours are seasonal. Please call. Suggested Donation $2 Adults, $1 Children.

Oldest capitol building in Illinois, furnished with period pieces. Monumental issues such as slavery were debated by some of Illinois’ most famous legislators, A. Lincoln and S. Douglas. Grand Levee annual event in June. Mary Cole, Site Manager 618/283-1161 vandaliasthouse@sbcglobal.net VERNON HILLS Cuneo Museum & Gardens 1350 N Milwaukee Ave Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Lake, Region: 5 Tu-Su 10-5pm; guided tours Tu-Sa at 11am, 1, and 3pm. Su self-guided only. $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students. 1914 historic home on seventy-five acre estate. Eurpean furnishings, tapestries, paintings, and porcelain are the legacy of the John Cuneo family. Gardens, tropical plant conservatory. Former home of Samuel Insull, founder of Commonwealth Edison. Pam Adams, Ex Director 847/362-3042 padams@cuneomuseum.org www.cuneomuseum.org VERSAILLES Versailles Area Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 92 Versailles, IL 62378-0092 Brown, Region: 3 113 W 1st St M, W, F 1:30-5pm. Local historical items and library. Rose Cooper 217/225-3227 VIENNA Johnson County Genealogical & Historical Society PO Box 1207 Vienna, IL 62995-1207 Johnson, Region: 1 404 Vine St; Powell Museum & Research Ctr; Forman Depot Museum: Tu-F 10-4pm, Sa 8-12pm; May-Nov: F, Sa 1-4pm. Free. Life of Paul Powell; history and genealogy in Johnson County; specialized displays and political

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memoribilia of Paul Powell, former Secretery of State in Illinois. 100 year-old railroad depot and exhibits on railroad history. Gary Hacker, President 618/995-2068 Lake3@shawneelink.net VILLA PARK Villa Park Historical Museum 220 S Villa Villa Park, IL 60181-2656 DuPage, Region: 5 Apr-Dec: Tu-F 2-6pm, Sa, Su 104pm. History of Villa Park, Chicago, Aurora, and Elgin RR, Ovaltine, Sears Roebuck mail order houses. Gail McGrew, President 630/941-0223 VIRGINIA Cass County Historical & Genealogical Society 109 S Front St Virginia, IL 62691 Cass, Region: 3 Tu-Th 1-4pm, Sa 10-3pm. Donations welcome. Collect, preserve, and interpret the history and genealogy of Cass County; family research. Linda Sinnock, President 217/452-7977 cchgs@casscomm.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilcchgs VOLO Volo Antique Auto Museum & Village 27582 W Volo Village Rd Volo, IL 60073 Lake, Region: 5 Daily 10-5pm, closed holidays. Over 200 collector and antique cars from TV and movies such as the "General Lee," TV's Batmobile, Knightrider, and the personal cars of the stars like Natalie Wood and others. Greg Grams, President 815/385-3644 www.volocars.com

WADSWORTH Newport Township Historical Society PO Box 98 Wadsworth, IL 60083 Lake, Region: 5 Wadsworth Rd Monthly meetings. Joyce Shelley, President 847/623-1995 847/623-1996 mrbneal@comcast.net WARRENVILLE Warren Tavern Preservationists PO Box 17 Warrensville, IL 60555-0017 DuPage, Region: 3 S 540 2nd St By appt. Donations welcome. History and preservation of tavern built in 1838. Jenny Lund, Trustee 630/393-6026 Warrenville Historical Museum Warrenville Historical Society PO Box 311 Warrenville, IL 60555-0311 DuPage, Region: 5 35 530 2nd St Sep-Nov/Jan-May: Su 1-4pm; JunAug: Su, W 1-4pm. Closed holidays. Donations welcome. Located in an 1850s Greek Revival Methodist Church; collections include Native American artifacts, WWII exhibit, local history; art gallery includes the paintings of local artists such as Adam Albright; CA & E Railroad exhibit. Carolyn Wondrow, President 630/393-4568 630/393-9403 wonders2@ameritech.net www.warrenville.com/whis WARSAW Warsaw Historical Society & Museum 401 Main St Warsaw, IL 62379-1246 Hancock, Region: 3 May-Oct: Sa 10-2pm. Free. Warsaw history and memorabilia; local

family genealogy; records of events and business. Martha Zumwalt, President 217/256-4619 WASHINGTON Washington Historical Society PO Box 54 Washington, IL 61571 Tazewell, Region: 3 105 Zinser Place W, Th, Sa 10-1pm, F 10-4pm, and by appt. Donations welcome. Housed in the Zinser mansion built in 1858 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Collections include photos, community, and business history. Carol Dorward, Collections Manager 309/444-4793 cjadld@aol.com WATERLOO Monroe County Heritage Foundation 7253 Deer Hill Rd Waterloo, IL 62298 Monroe, Region: 1 Annie Rieken 618/939-8194 618/939-4727 Monroe County Historical Society PO Box 48 Waterloo, IL 62298 Monroe, Region: 1 Sa-Su 1-5pm and by appt. Mtgs: every 4th M 7pm. Belle Fontaine historic house; local history, genealogy, art, pioneers, museum, library, state history; national, state, and local heritage. Patricia Vaseska, President 618/939-5230 vaseska@htc.net Peterstown Heritage Society PO Box 271 Waterloo, IL 62298-1730 Monroe, Region: 1 275 N Main Apr-Dec: Sa-Su 1-4pm. Ballroom, log cabins, country store, period rooms, Victorian furniture. Marian Obst, Treasurer 618/939-8227

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WATERMAN Waterman Area Heritage Society PO Box 265 Waterman, IL 60556-0265 DeKalb, Region: 4 Bernice Kirkus WATSEKA Iroquois County Genealogical Society 103 W Cherry St Watseka, IL 60970-1524 Iroquois, Region: 2 M-F 9-3pm. Iroquois County records, families, cemetery files, court records, and biographical materials. Immigration of East Friesians. Carol Rench, Librarian 815/432-3730 iroqgene@yahoo.com www.rootsweb.com/~ilicgs/index.htm Iroquois County Historical Society Old Courthouse Museum 103 W Cherry St Watseka, IL 60970-1524 Iroquois, Region: 2 M-F 10-4pm, Sa by appt only, closed holidays. $2 Adults, $.50 Children. Exhibition and preservation of artifacts, memorabilia, and history of Iroquois County. Judy Ficke, Manager 815/432-2215 815/432-2215 ichs@localline.com www.oldcourthousemuseum.org Watseka Union Depot PO Box 118 Watseka, IL 60970-0118 Iroquios, Region: 2 121 S 2nd St Apr-Oct: 1st Sa of month 10-2pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Preservation of the depot and collections. Carolyn DeLahr, Secretary 815/432-4731 WAUCONDA Friends of the Lake County Museum 27277 N Forest Preserve Dr Wauconda, IL 60084-2016 Lake, Region: 5 Rte 176 and Fairfield Rd

M-Sa 8:30-4:30pm. Maintain and perpetuate a public museum, to promote public education, civic interest and interpretation area. Gregory Gordon, President 847/968-3400 Lake County Discovery Museum Lake County Forest Preserves 27277 N Forest Preserve Dr Wauconda, IL 60084-2016 Lake, Region: 5 M-Sa 11-4:30pm, Su 1-4:30pm. $6 Adults, $2.50 Students 4-17. Hands-on interactive exhibits on County history, the world's largest postcard collection—Curt Teich Postcard Archives, changing exhibits, Civil War Days, and Farm Heritage Festival. Katherine Hamilton Smith, Director 847/968-3400 847/526-0024 lcmuseum@co.lake.il.us www.lakecountydiscovery museum.org Wauconda Township Historical Society PO Box 256 Wauconda, IL 60084-0256 Lake, Region: 5 711 N Main St May-Oct: Su 1-4pm. 1840s Cook House Museum. Collection, preservation, and exhibition of local history. Dale Buttolph, Secretary 847/526-5437 WAUKEGAN Haines House Museum Waukegan Park District 1917 N Sheridan Rd Waukegan, IL 60087-5131 Lake, Region: 5 Tu-Sa 9-5pm. Free. Victorian house musuem. Claudia Petrusky, Superintendent of Cultural Arts 847/360-4740 847/662-0592 cpetrusky@waukeganparks.org www.waukeganhistorical.org

Jack Benny Center for the Arts 39 Jack Benny Dr Waukegan, IL 60087-5145 Lake, Region: 5 Bowen Park M-Th 10-9pm, F 10-6pm, Sa 9-5pm. Arts education in music, visual arts, drama, dance, and Bowen Park Opera Co., Bowen Park Theatre Co., special performances for youth touring program. Lynn Schornick 847/360-4741 Waukegan Historical Society 1911 Sheridan Rd Waukegan, IL 60087 Lake, Region: 5 W-F 10-2:30pm. Historic research library, local history, genealogical assistance. 847/360-4772 847/662-0592 Haines@waukeganparks.org www.waukeganparks.org WAVERLY Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society 401 W Tremont St Waverly, IL 62692-9527 Morgan, Region: 3 By appt. Local history and artifacts. 217/435-9765 WEST CHICAGO West Chicago City Museum 132 Main St West Chicago, IL 60185-2835 DuPage, Region: 5 Tu-F 10:30-3:30pm, Sa 11-3pm. Free. Exhibits focus on community’s four main ethnic groups English, Irish, German, and Mexican highlighting the experiences and stories of their journey to a new land. Brian Reis, Registrar 630/231-3376 630/293-2943 museum@westchicago.org www.westchicago.org

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West Chicago Historical Society / PO Box 246 West Chicago, IL 60185-0246 DuPage, Region: 5 Kruse House Museum: 527 Main St May-Sep: Sa 11-3pm. 1917 four-square house museum depicts lifestyle of railroad family. Merle Burleigh 630/231-8472 krusehouse@earthlink.net WEST DUNDEE Dundee Township Historical Society 426 Highland Ave West Dundee, IL 60118-1225 Kane, Region: 5 W, Su 2-4pm and by appt. Dundee Township history; Allan Pinkerton, detective; research library; photo collection; exhibits. Jack Wendt, Museum Co-Chair 847/428-6996 847/428-6996 dths@sbcglobal.net dukhome.northstarnet.org/DTHS/ Randall Oaks Zoo 17N350 Randall Rd West Dundee, IL 60118 Kane, Region: 5 Brian Mangiaracina WEST FRANKFORT Congressman Ken Gray Presidential & Congressional Museum 1012 W Elm St West Frankfort, IL 62896 Franklin, Region: 1 Hwy 37 N Apr 15-Sep 30: Tu-Su 12-5pm. 10,000 items of historical memorabilia, antiques, presidents. Ken Gray, Owner 618/937-6100 Depot Veterans Memorial & Coal Miners Memorial c/o Frankfort Area Historical Museum 2000 E. St. Louis St. West Frankfort, IL 62896 Franklin, Region: 1 Su 1-4pm and by appt. Robert Rogers, Chair 618/937-3787

Frankfort Area Genealogical Society PO Box 427 West Frankfort, IL 62896-0427 Franklin, Region: 1 2000 E St Louis St W, Th 9-3pm. Local history, genealogy, historic preservation. Shirley Payne, Librarian 618/932-6159 Frankfort Area Historical Museum 2000 E St Louis St West Frankfort, IL 62896-1647 Franklin, Region: 1 W, Th 9-3pm. Donations welcome. Genealogical library, quilting room, art and music room, one-room school, early home, mine and minerals, area families 1800's to present day. Sylvia Tharp, President 618/932-6159 Tharp54@verizon.net WESTCHESTER Franzosenbusch Heritage Society 11225 Constitution Dr Westchester, IL 60154 Cook, Region: 5 Weekends and other days for events Early settlement history of German immigrants. Preservation of 1852 schoolroom and teachers quarters including furnishings and artifacts. Local history and genealogy. Shirley Slanker, Historian 708/531-1851 708/865-0170 GEN3333@aol.com www.franzosenbusch heritagesociety.org Salt Creek Greenway Association 10327 Elizabeth Westchester, IL 60154 Cook, Region: 5 Identify, preserve, and promote natural, historic, and leisure resources of Salt Creek Greenway. 708/865-8736 708/865-0170 Save the Prairie Society 10327 Elizabeth St Westchester, IL 60154 Cook, Region: 5 11225 Constitution Dr Acquire natural areas and wildlife

habitat to preserve, protect, and enhance biodiversity, restore ecosystems, and promote conservation awareness. Tours, field trips, and special events. 708/865-8736 708/865-0170 stpsemail@aol.com www.savetheprairiesociety.org WESTERN SPRINGS Western Springs Historical Society PO Box 139 Western Springs, IL 60558 Cook, Region: 5 Sa 11-1pm and by appt. Displaying and preserving material evidence of lifestyles of settled families in the area. Ann Vance, Archives Manager 708/246-9230 WESTMONT William L. Gregg House Museum Westmont Historical Society 75 E Richmond St Westmont, IL 60559-1894 DuPage, Region: 5 117 S Linden Ave Su, W 1-3pm. Free. 1872 2nd Empire home built by Gregg, brick manufacturer and owner of Excelsior Brick Manufacturing Company, to showcase his Company’s products. Parlor typifies the Victorian era, while other rooms exemplify the 1920s and 30s. Alice Krampits, Curator 630/960-3392 630/963-5259 akrampits@wpd4fun.org www.wpd4fun.org WHEATON Billy Graham Center Museum 500 E College Ave Wheaton, IL 60187 DuPage, Region: 5 M-Sa 9:30-5:30pm, Su 1-5pm. $4 Adults, $3 Seniors/Students, $1 Children under 12, $10 Family. Enjoy a unique overview of the history of Christian evangelism and its influence on American society.

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Beginning with the early history of America and climaxing with a powerful 3-D presentation of the Gospel message. Christian Sawyer, Coordinator 630/752-5909 bgcmus@wheaton.edu http://bgc.gospelcom.net/museum/ index.htm Cantigny Gardens & Museums 1 S 151 Winfield Rd Wheaton, IL 60187 DuPage, Region: 5 Grounds: 9am-dusk; Museums: FebMay and Sep-Dec: F-Su 10-4pm; Meml Day-Labor Day 10-5pm. Decorative arts, agriculture, military, historic preservation, library, research center. Matt LaFond 630/260-8168 mlafond@tribune.com www.cantignypark.com Center for History Wheaton Historic Preservation Council PO Box 373 Wheaton, IL 60189-0373 DuPage, Region: 5 315 West Front St M-W, Sa 10-5pm, Th, F 12-8pm, Su 1-5pm. $7.50 Ages 9 and up. Local history featuring exhibits on golf history from the 1890s to the 1940s and the Eastland Disaster in 1915. Education programs on slavery, abolition, and the Underground Railroad. Alberta Adamson, President/CEO 630/871-6601 630/871-6602 info@wheatonhistory.org www.wheatonhistory.com Cosley Zoo Wheaton Park District 1356 Gary Ave Wheaton, IL 60187 DuPage, Region: 5 Apr-Oct: daily 9-5pm; Nov, JanMar: daily 9-4pm; Dec: daily 99pm. Closed holidays. Donations welcome $2-$5. Zoo is dedicated to education, conservation, and recreation. Native Illinois wildlife and domestic farm

animals; educational programs; gift shop; birthday parties, facility rental, and animal campts. Susan Wahlgren, Zoo Director 630/665-5534 630/260-6408 swahlgren@wheatonparks.org www.cosleyzoo.org DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E Wesley St Wheaton, IL 60187-5321 DuPage, Region: 5 M, W, F, Sa 10-4pm, Su 1-4pm. $3 Adults, $2 Seniors/Students, Children under 4 free. Explore three floors of exhibits on the area history from 1830s to the present. Exhibitions feature hundreds of artifacts and photos along with many hands-on activites for all ages. Jody A. Crago, Ex Director 630/682-7343 630/682-6549 historical.museum@dupgaeco.org www.dupageco.org/museum DuPage Heritage Gallery PO Box 77 Wheaton, IL 60189-0077 DuPage, Region: 5 421 N County Farm Rd 8-8pm. DuPage county heritage. 630/668-0705 First Infantry Division Museum 1 S 151 Winfield Rd Wheaton, IL 60187-6097 DuPage, Region: 5 Feb: F-Su 10-4pm; Mar-Dec: Tu-Su 10-4pm; Meml Day-Labor Day: Tu-Su 10-5pm. $7 weekday/$8 weekend parking. History of the First Infantry Division of the Army from the Revolutionary Way to the Gulf War. School tours available. Steve Hawkins, Director of Information Management 630/260-8130 630/260-9298 sbhawkins@tribune.com www.rrmtf.org/firstdivision/

Kline Creek Farm PO Box 5000 Wheaton, IL 60189-5000 DuPage, Region: 5 Th-M 9-5pm. Free. A recreation of an 1890s farm complete with livestock, costumed interpreters, and restored or recreated farm buildings. Events include sheep shearing, maple sugaring, Harvest Days, and Christmas on the Farm. Farming and domestic programs for school groups and summer day camp. Eloise LaPalio, Staff Assistant 630/876-5900 630/293-9421 www.dupageforest.com Marion E. Wade Center Wheaton College Wheaton, IL 60187 DuPage, Region: 5 M-F 9-4pm, Sa 9-12pm Houses a major research collection of seven British authors: Owen Barfield, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams. Museum dispalys such pieces as C.S. Lewis's family wardrobe and writing desk and other informative displays. Heidi Truty, Head of Public Services/Archivist 630/752-5908 630/752-5459 wade@wheaton.edu www.wheaton.edu/learnres/wade Robert R. McCormick Museum Cantigny Foundation 1 S 151 Winfield Rd Wheaton, IL 60187 DuPage, Region: 5 Mar-Dec: Tu-Su 10-4pm. $7 parking. Furnishings, decorative arts, paintings, prints, books, and memorabilia of Col Robert R. McCormick, editor and publisher of Chicago Tribune. Diane Gutenkauf, Director 630/260-8159 630/260-8160 www.mccormicktribune.org

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Cook, Region: 5 Mar-Oct: Sa-Th 9-5pm; Nov-Feb: SaTh 9-4pm. Free. One-room schoolhouse built in 1886 houses a variety of live native animals, interpretive displays, and programs. Over 3.5 miles of walking trails open to the public and wheelchair accessible for birding, hiking, and more. 708/839-6897 708/839-4023 www.fpdcc.com WILMETTE

WINCHESTER Scott County Historical Society PO Box 85 Winchester, IL 62694-0085 Scott, Region: 3 10-4pm. Scott County artifacts. John Rutherford 217/742-5575 Winchester Elementary School Museum 1 Wyckertown Rd Branchville, NJ 07826 Scott, Region: 3 Old School House, Winchester Under Development. Tricia Demby Wallace 973/948-7049 triciadw@earthlink.net WINFIELD Winfield Historical Society PO Box 315 Winfield, IL 60190 DuPage, Region: 5 O N 55 Winfield Rd By appt. Local history. Adrienne Rose 630/653-1489 WINNETKA North Suburban Genealogical Society c/o Winnetka Public Library 768 Oak St Winnetka, IL 60093 Cook, Region: 5 Rosalie Clary 847/501-3684 Winnetka Historical Society Museum PO Box 365 Winnetka, IL 60093 Cook, Region: 5 411 Linden St Schmidt-Burnham Log House: 1140 Willow Rd Tu, Th, Su 1-4pm. Main site free, $5 for Log House. Promotes awareness of Winnetka’s heritage through a collection of over 20,000 artifacts, public access to research center, and many exhibits, programs, and publications. Civil

Gregory House Museum Rte 1, Box 94 Whitehall, IL 62092 Greene, Region: 3 Gregory Farm 2 miles south of White Hall on US Rte 67 Weekend after Labor Day in Sep 94pm and by appt. Donations welcome. Historical displays related to the Gregory Farm, owned by seven generations of the same family since 1821, and the agricultural, political, and community history of the area. Emily B. Esarey, Curator 217/374-6715 WHITTINGTON Southern Illinois Art Gallery & Artisan Shop Illinois State Museum 14967 Gun Creek Tr Whittington, IL 62897-1000 Franklin, Region: 3 Daily 9-5pm. Closed holidays. Fine, decorative, industrial, and ethnographic arts; wide range of changing exhibitions; the Artisans Shop offers visitors the opportunity to purchase unique handcrafted works by Illinois artisans. Debra Tayes, Assoc Curator of Art 618/629-2220 dtayes@museum.state.il.us www.museum.state.il.us/ ismsites/so-il/ WILLOW SPRINGS Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center Forest Preserve Dist of Cook County 9800 S 104th Ave Willow Springs, IL 60480

Wilmette Historical Museum 609 Ridge Rd Wilmette, IL 60091-2441 Cook, Region: 5 Su-Th 1-4:30pm. Donations welcome. History of Wilmette, Gross Point, and the North Shore; programs; research library; housed in 1896 former Gross Point Village Hall. Kathy Hussey-Arntson, Director 847/853-7666 847/853-7706 museum@wilmette.com www.wilmettehistory.org WILMINGTON Will/Grundy Counties Genealogical Society PO Box 24 Wilmington, IL 60481-0024 Will, Region: 5 Genealogy, local history. Jane Campbell, President 815/634-2518 Wilmington Area Historical Society PO Box 1 Wilmington, IL 60481-0001 Will, Region: 5 114 N Main St W 7-9pm. Workshop every 3rd W of month. Donations welcome. Local history collection and displays. Dave Zielinski, Vice President 815/476-9632 wilzielin@aol.com www.wilmingtonchamber ofcommerce.org

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War era house museum with log cabin under restoration. Maura Rogan, Ex Director 847/446-0001 847/501-3221 Winnetka411@comcast.net www.winnetkahistory.org WOOD DALE Cabin Nature Program Center 111 S Wood Dale Rd Wood Dale, IL 60191 DuPage, Region: 5 M-F 1-5pm, 1st Sa month 10-3pm. Groups by appt. Outdoor/nature education, heritage programming; outdoor recreation, adventure programming. Patrick McCord, Superintendent 630/860-1111 Wood Dale Historical Society Yesterday’s Farm Museum 850 N Wood Dale Rd, PO Box 13 Wood Dale, IL 60191 DuPage, Region: 5 Su, W 1-4pm, 3rd M on month 78pm. $2 Adults, $2 Children. Collection includes clothing, furniture, and household items from the 1800s, 1920s, and 1940s. 1840s farmhouse and barns as well as farm machinery, implements, and tools. Programs include Harvest Fest, Ghost Stories in the Barn, and Holiday on the Farm. School programs. Ann Morong, Curator 630/595-8777 WOOD RIVER Wood River Museum Wood River Heritage Council PO Box 222 Wood River, IL 62095-0222 Madison, Region: 3 40 W Ferguson Th, F 1-4pm, Sa 10-4pm. $2. Collections include local history items, tours of historic chapel, Camp Dubois where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1804, historic cemetery, Revolutionary War. Esther Eberhart, President 618/254-1993 wrheritagecouncil@piasanet.com www.woodriverheritagecouncil.com

WOODSTOCK Chester Gould/Dick Tracy Museum PO Box 44 Woodstock, IL 60098-0044 McHenry, Region: 5 101 N Johnson St Th-Sa 11-5pm, Su 1-5pm. Display, promote and honor the work, achievements and the life of Chester Gould (1900-1985), creator of the "Dick Tracy" comic strip/character. 815/338-8281 dicktracy@stans.net www.chestergould.org Woodstock Opera House 121 Van Buren St Woodstock, IL 60098 McHenry, Region: 5 M-Sa 9:30-5:30pm, Su 2 hrs before performance; Office: 9-5pm. Performing arts series. John Scharres 815/338-4212 WORTH Worth Historical Museum Worth Park District 11500 S Beloit Ave Worth, IL 60482 Cook, Region: 5 M-F 9-6pm. Free. Photos, artifacts, newspapers, and old maps of Worth area. Resource center for research. Christine Brooks, Curator 708/448-7080 x7 708/448-4079 cbrooks@worthparkdistrict.org www.worthparkdistrict.org WYANET Wyanet Historical Society 109 E Main Wyanet, IL 61379 Bureau, Region: 4 By appt. Donations welcome. History of the town schools, genealogy, veterans, WW I and II history, uniforms, and Civil War diaries. Barbara Heuer, Director 815/699-2559

YORKVILLE Chapel on the Green Museum, Archives & Library PO Box 123 Yorkville, IL 60560 Kendall, Region: 4 107 W Center By appt. Operated by the Kendall County Historical Society 630/553-6777 Kendall County Historical Society PO Box 123 Yorkville, IL 60560-0123 Kendall, Region: 4 Special events or by appt. History of Kendall County area, oneroom schoolhouse, town hall, depot, caboose, country store, fire station, two barns, and an exhibit building. Jack or Cathy Jenkins Laws of Nature Natural HistoryCtr Kendall County Forest Preserve 110 W Madison St Yorkville, IL 60560-1465 Kendall, Region: 4 M-Sa 12-4pm. Free. Natural history items including insects, live bee displays, rocks, fossils, minerals, mammals, and birds. Native American items, kid’s area, and prairie exhibit. Danielle Ebersole, Educator 630/553-4111 630/553-4023 debersole@co.kendall.il.us www.co.kendall.il.us/forest preserves/index.htm Lyon Farm & Village PO Box 123 Yorkville, IL 60560 Kendall, Region: 4 Rte 71 For special events and by appt. 630/553-6777 ZION Zion Genealogical Society 2400 Gabriel Ave Zion, IL 60099-2296 Lake, Region: 5 % Zion-Benton Public Library

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Call for information. Assisting individuals with their family research. Joanne Layne 847/360-0360 847/623-3501 ziongenealogy@aol.com Zion Historical Society 1300 Shiloh Blvd Zion, IL 60099 Lake, Region: 5 May-Aug: Sa-Su 2-5pm. History of the city of Zion; founder's home, artifacts, photographic collections, research library; National Historic Site. Alice Marshall 847/746-9045 john.warren1@comcast.net

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INDEX BY NAME
NAME 114th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House 1850 William Beith House 1878 Henry School A French American Museum in Chicago A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Abraham Lincoln Association Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Addison Historical Museum Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum African American Museum of Southern Illinois African-American Culture & Genealogical Society Air Classics Museum of Aviation Albany Mounds State Historic Site Albert F. Kaeser Memorial Park & Museum Alexis Museum All Wars Museum Alton Museum of History & Art Amboy Depot Museum American Fluorite Museum American Historical Society of Germans from Russia American History Museum American Indian Center of Chicago American Police Center & Museum Ancient Egyptian Museum Ancient Technological & Archaeological Materials Andover Historical Society Anita Purves Nature Center Apple River Fort State Historic Site ARC Gallery & Educational Foundation Archbishop Fulton Sheen Communications Room Architecture is Fun Archives & Special Collections, WIU Arlington Heights Historical Museum Armed Forces Museum Art Association of Jacksonville Art Institute of Chicago Association for the Preservation of Historical Coles County Assumption Historical Society Atlanta Library & Museum Augustana College Art Gallery Augustana Historical Society Aurora Historical Society Aurora Police Department Museum Aurora Preservation Commission Aurora Public Art Commission Aurora Regional Fire Museum Aurora Transportation Center Avon Historical Society PAGE 78 29 82 67 17 14 78 78 78 1 14 10 25 3 1 42 1 68 1 1 75 57 39 14 14 14 87 2 87 31 14 30 96 50 2 6 44 14 52 2 2 71 71 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture Barrington Area Historical Society Bartlett History Museum Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Historical Society Baxter-Snyder Center for Icarian Studies Beardstown Lincoln Courtroom Beller Museum Belleville Public Library Bellflower Genealogical & Historical Society Bensenville Historical Commission Berwyn Historical Society Bethalto Historical Museum Big Rock Historical Society Billy Graham Center Museum Bird Haven Greenhouse Birks Museum Bishop Hill Arts Center Bishop Hill Heritage Museum Bishop Hill State Historic Site Black Hawk Folklore Society Black Hawk State Historic Site Blackberry Historical Farm / Village Blackwell History of Education Museum Blandin House Museum Bloomingdale Historical Society Bloomingdale Park District Museum Blue Island Historical Society Bolingbrook Historic Preservation Commission Bond County Genealogical Society Boone County Historical Museum Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society Bourbonnais Twp Park District Bowen University Archives & Special Collections Breaking Prairie Museum Brettun and Blacks Store/Museum Brighton Heritage Museum Brimfield Historical Society Brinkerhoff Home Broadway Historic Area Association Bronzeville Children’s Museum Bronzeville Historical Society Brookfield Zoo Brunk Morgan Horse Museum Bryant Cottage State Historic Site Buchanan Center for the Arts Buel House State Historic Site Bureau County Genealogical Society Bureau County Historical Society & Museum Burpee Museum of Natural History Bushnell Historical Society Museum Busy Brains Children’s Museum Butterprint Historic Farm Butterworth Center 14 4 4 4 4 50 4 28 5 5 5 6 6 6 91 44 25 6 6 6 54 71 3 27 6 6 7 7 7 40 5 58 8 8 29 53 41 8 8 78 71 34 15 8 71 5 54 39 68 68 72 8 40 54 54

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Butterworth Memorial Trust Byron Forest Preserve District Byron Museum of History Cabin Nature Program Center Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Cairo Historical Association Cairo Public Library Calhoun County Historical Society Calumet City Historical Society Museum Calumet Memorial Park Dist Museum Cambodian American Heritage Museum Cambridge Historical Society Camp Sagawau Environmental Learning Center Campbell Center for Historical Preservation Studies Campbell’s Island Memorial State Historic Site Canal Corridor Association Cantigny Gardens & Museums Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association Carl Sandburg State Historic Site Carlson Tower Gallery Carnegie Building Museum Carol Stream Historical Society Carroll County Genealogical Society Carthage Public Library District Cass County Historical & Genealogical Society CATH Associates, Inc. Catharine V. Yost Museum & Arts Center Catlin Heritage Museum Catlin Historical Society Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Cedarville Area Historical Society Cedarville Historical Museum Center for American Archeology Center for History, Wheaton Historic Pres Council Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum Cernan Earth & Space Center Challenger Learning Center Champaign County Genealogical Society Champaign County Historical Archives Champaign County Historical Museum Champaign County Historical Society Chana School Museum and Education Center Chapel on the Green Museum, Archives & Library Charles Gates Dawes House Charles Perdew Museum Association Charter Oak School Chatham Railroad Museum Chatsworth Historical Society Chester Gould/Dick Tracy Museum Chicago & E I Railroad Historical Society Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society

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Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago Athenaeum, The Chicago Blues Museum Chicago Botanic Garden Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts Chicago Children’s Museum Chicago Conservation Center Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Fire Dept. Museum Chicago Genealogical Society Chicago Heights Historical Pres Commission Chicago History Museum Chicago Jewish Historical Society Chicago Lawn Historical Society Chicago Maritime Festival Chicago Maritime Society Chicago Portage Natl Historical Site Chicago Public Library, HWLC Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicagoland Historical Bus Museum Children’s Discovery Museum Children’s Museum at Edwardsville Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn Children’s Museum of Illinois Chillicothe Historical Society Museum Chillicothe Railroad Museum Chinese-American Museum of Chicago Chippiannock Cemetery Heritage Foundation Christian County Coal Mine Museum Christian County Genealogical Society Christian County Historical Society & Museum Citizens to Preserve Jubilee College Clarendon Hills Historical Society Clark County Genealogical Society Clark County Historical Society Clarke House Museum Clay County Genealogical Society Clinton County Historical Society Museum Coles County Genealogical Society Coles County Historical Society Collins House Museum Collinsville Historical Museum Colonel Davenport Home Colonel Palmer House Columbia Historical Society, Inc. Commission on Chicago Landmarks Congressman Ken Gray Presidential & Congressional Museum Cosley Zoo Crabtree Nature Center Crawford County Historical Society Creative Technology Crossing Trails Square Dance Heritage Society Crown Center Gallery Crystal Lake Historical Society Crystal Lake Park Dist Nature Center Cuneo Museum & Gardens

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Custom House Czechoslovak Heritage Museum Dana Thomas House Foundation Dana Thomas House State Historic Site Danvers Historical Society Danville Junction RR Museum Danville Public Library/Archives Department Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War David Adler Cultural Center David Davis Mansion State Historic Site David Fife Opera House & Museum David Strawn Art Gallery Decatur Genealogical Society Decatur Public Library Deere-Wiman House Deerfield Area Historical Society DeKalb County Historical- Genealogical Society DeKalb Landmark Commission Delavan Community Historical Society DePaul University Art Museum Depot Veterans Memorial & Coal Miners Memorial Des Plaines Genealogical Questers Des Plaines History Center DeWitt County Museum Dickson Mounds Museum Dillon Home Museum Dirksen Congressional Center Discovery Center Museum Dittmar Memorial Gallery Donley’s Wild West Town Douglas County Museum Douglas Tomb State Historic Site Downers Grove Historical Society Downers Grove Park District Museum Dundee Twp Historical Society Dunham-Hunt Museum DuPage Children’s Museum DuPage County Genealogical Society DuPage County Historical Museum DuPage Heritage Gallery Durant House Museum DuSable Museum African-American History Dwight Historical Society Earlville Community Historical Society Early American Museum East Side Historical Society Eastland Disaster Historical Society Edgar County Genealogy Library Edgar County Historical Society Edgar County Museum Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum Edgebrook Historical Society Edgewater Historical Society Edwards County Historical Society Edwardsville Historical Preservation Commission

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Effingham County Genealogical & Historical Society Egyptian Theatre El Paso Pioneer Heritage Museum Elburn & Countryside Historical Society Eldorado History Museum Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum Elgin Fire Barn #5 Museum Elgin Genealogical Society Elgin Heritage Commission Elgin Public Museum Elihu B. Washburne State Historic Site Elizabeth Historical Society Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library Elkhart Historical Society Ellwood House Museum Elmhurst Art Museum Elmhurst Historical Museum Elmwood Historical Society/Lorado Taft Museum Emerald Mound Emily Oaks Nature Center Erlander Home Museum Ernest Hemingway Foundation Ethnic Heritage Museum Evanston Art Center Exploration Station, A Children’s Museum Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden Fairbury Echoes Museum Fairmount-Jamaica Historical Society Farmer City Genealogical & Historical Society Farnsworth House Farrell & Ann Gay Museum of Springfield History Fayette County Genealogical & Historical Society Feet First Exhibit Fern Dell Historic Association The Field Museum of Natural History Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago First Division Museum at Cantigny Five Mile House Foundation Flagg Creek Historical Society Flagg Township Historical Society & Museum Flanagan House Ford County Historical Society Forest Preserve District of Cook County Forman Depot Museum Fort Creve Coeur Fort de Chartres State Historic Site Fort Hill Heritage Museum Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site Fort LaMotte Genealogical & Historical Society Fort Massac State Park & Historical Site Foundation Center Library Fox Lake-Grant Twp Area Historical Society Fox River Trolley Museum Fox Valley Genealogical Society

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Fox Valley Symphony Frances Willard House Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House Frankfort Area Genealogical Society Frankfort Area Historical Museum Frankfort Area Historical Society Franklin County Historical Society Franklin Creek Grist Mill Franklin Grove Area Historical Society Franzosenbusch Heritage Society Freeburg Historical & Genealogical Society Freeport Arts Center Friends of Benjamin Marshall Society Friends of Col. Benjamin Stephenson House Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House Friends of Fabyan Friends of Fullers Dome Home Friends of the Lake County Museum Fryxell Geology Museum Fullersburg Historic Foundation Fullersburg Woods Nature Center Fulton County Historical & Genealogical Society Funk Prairie Home & Rock Museum G.A.R. Memorial & Veterans Military Museum Gahlberg Gallery/Arts Center Galatia Historical Society Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum Galena Fire Museum Galesburg Civic Art Center Galesburg Historical Society Museum Galesburg Railroad Museum Gallatin County Historical Society Gallery 400 at UIC Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Ltd. Galva Historical Society Gardner Museum of Architecture & Design Garfield Farm Museum Garfield Park Conservatory Garrett Museum Inc. Gaylord Building Gen. John A. Logan Museum Genealogical Society of Northwest Suburban County Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois Geneseo Colony Questers Geneseo Historical Museum Geneva History Center Genealogical Forum of Elmhurst George Clayson House Museum George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden Georgetown Historical Society Gilson School Foundation Glen Carbon Heritage Museum Glen Carbon Historical and Museum Commission Glen Ellyn Historical Society

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Glen Oak Zoo Glencoe Historical Society Glenview Area Historical Society Glenview Hangar One Foundation Glessner House Museum Golden Historical Society Goode-Barren Historical-Genealogical Library Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area Goshen Preservation Alliance Governor Bond Memorial State Historic Site Governor Coles Memorial State Historic Site Governor Duncan Mansion Governor Horner Memorial State Historic Site Governor Oglesby Mansion Governor Small Memorial Graham-Ginestra House Grand Army of the Republic/C.I.L.F. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site Graue Mill & Museum Grayslake Historical Society & Museum Great Lakes Naval Museum Great River Genealogical Society Great Western Depot (Lincoln Depot) Greater Harvard Area Historical Society Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society Gregory House Museum Gretna Station & Caboose Museums Griggsville Area Genealogical & Historical Society Griggsville Preservation & Restoration Society Grosse Point Lighthouse Grove Heritage Association Grove National Historic Landmark Grundy County Historical Society Haines House Museum Halfway Tavern State Historic Site Hamilton County Museum Hampton Historical Society Hancock County Historical Society Hanna House Museum Hardin County Historical & Genealogical Society Harris Agricultural Museum Hartung’s License Plate & Auto Museum Hauberg Indian Museum Health World Hegeler Carus Mansion and Foundation Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center Heller Nature Center Hemingway Birthplace Henderson County Historical Society Museum Henderson-Warren Tourism Council Henry Commission Historical & Genealogical Society Henry County Genealogical Society Henry County Historical Society Henson Robinson Zoo Heritage Farm Museum

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Heritage Hall Heritage House Museum, Okawville Heritage House Museum, Olney Heritage In Flight Museum Heritage League of Northwest Illinois Hieronymus Mueller Museum Highland Historical Society/Latzer Homestead Highland Park Conservation Society Highland Park Historical Society Hillside Historical Society Hinsdale Center for the Arts Hinsdale Historical Society Museum Hispanic/Puerto Rican Cultural Museum Historic Elsah Foundation Historic Preservation Association of Springfield Historic Preservation Review Commission Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center Historic Vandalia, Inc. Historical Association of Princeville Historical Society of Cicero Historical Society of Elmwood Park Historical Society of Forest Park Historical Society of Greater Peotone Historical Society of Montgomery County Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest Historical Society of Quincy/Adams County Historical Society of Washington County The HistoryMakers Hofmann Tower Museum Hoiles-Davis Museum Hollinger Corporation Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Homer Historical Society Homewood Historical Society Hoopeston Historical Society Hotel Florence Museum Hume-Carnegie Museum Hyde Park Art Center Hyde Park Historical Society I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor Illiana Civil War Historical Society Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society Illinois & Michigan Canal Museum Illinois Amish Interpretive Center Illinois Arts Alliance Illinois Arts Council Illinois Assoc for Advancement of Archaeology Illinois Association of Museums Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook Illinois Canal Society Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum Illinois Fire Museum Illinois Great Rivers Conference Archives Illinois Heritage Association Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Illinois Historical Water Museum Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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Illinois Humanities Council Illinois Labor History Society Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition Illinois Mennonite Heritage Center Illinois Mennonite Historical & Genealogical Society Illinois Military Museum Illinois National Guard & Militia Historical Society Illinois Oilfield Museum Illinois Railway Museum Illinois Regional Archives Depository - EIU Illinois Regional Archives Depository - ISU Illinois Regional Archives Depository - NEIU Illinois Regional Archives Depository - NIU Illinois Regional Archives Depository - SIUC Illinois Regional Archives Depository - UIS Illinois Regional Archives Depository - WIU Illinois Saint Andrew Society Illinois Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Illinois State Archives Illinois State Genealogical Society Illinois State Historical Society Illinois State Library Illinois State Military Museum Illinois State Museum Illinois State Museum - Chicago Gallery Illinois State Museum - Lockport Gallery Illinois State Museum Society Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum Illinois Supreme Court Historical Society Illinois Terminal Railroad Historical Society Illinois Traction Society Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Historic Site Indian Creek Military Museum Ingram’s Pioneer Log Cabin Village Instituto Cervantes de Chicago International Museum of Surgical Science International Polka Association Irish American Heritage Center Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center Iroquois County Genealogical Society Iroquois County Historical Society Irving Area Historical Museum Irving Park Historical Society Isle a la Cache Museum Italian Cultural Center Itasca Historical Commission Itasca Historical Depot Museum J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum Jack Benny Center for the Arts Jackson County Historical Society Jacksonville Area Genealogical & Historical Society Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Center Jacob Hostert/Bernard Hostert Log Cabins

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James Millikin Homestead James P. Fitzgibbons Historical Museum Jane Addams Hull House Museum Jarrett Prairie Center Jarrot Mansion Project, Inc Jarrot Mansion State Historic Site Jasper County Historical & Genealogical Society Jefferson County Historical Society Jersey County Historical Society Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois John A. Logan College Museum John Deere John Deere Historic Site John Deere Pavilion & Foundation Facility John G. Shedd Aquarium John Marshall Home & Museum Interpretive Center Johnson Co Genealogical & Historical Society Joiner History Room Joliet Area Historical Museum Joliet Jr. College Living Education History Museum Jones House Joseph F. Glidden Homestead Joseph Smith Historic Center Jubilee College State Historic Site Jurica Nature Museum Kane County Genealogical Society Kane DuPage Regional Museum Association Kankakee County Museum Kankakee Railroad Museum Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society Kaskaskia Bell State Historic Site Katten, Muchin, Rosenman LLP Keithsburg Museum Kendall County Historical Society Kenilworth Historical Society Kennedy Park Library Kewanee Historical Society Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum Kincaid Mounds State Historic Site Kishwaukee Genealogists Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Kline Creek Farm Knapp Museum Knox County Genealogy Society Knox County Historic Sites, Inc. Knox County Museum Koehnline Museum of Art Kohl Children's Museum Korean War Educator Foundation Korean War Memorial State Historic Site Korean War Veterans National Museum & Library Krannert Art Museum & Kinkhead Pavilion L & N Railroad Depot Museum L. Haas Store Museum

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Labor & Industry Museum LaGrange Area Historical Society LaHarpe Historical & Genealogical Society Lake County Discovery Museum Lake County Historical Society Lake Forest - Lake Bluff Historical Society Lake Katherine Nature Center Lakes Region Historical Society Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences Lanark Public Library Land of Lincoln Theatre Organ Society Landmark Preservation Council of Illinois Landmarks, Inc. Museum Lansing Historical Museum & Society LaSalle County Genealogical Guild & Library LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum Latvian Folk Art Museum Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery Lawrence County Historical & Genealogical Society Laws of Nature Natural History Center Lebanon Historical Society Lee County Historical Society Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum Lena Area Historical Society Lewis & Clark Memorial State Historic Site Lewis & Clark State Historic Site Lewis University Canal & Regional Historical Collection Lewistown Society for Historic Preservation Lexington Genealogical & Historical Society Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society Lincoln Collection Lincoln College Museum Lincoln Douglas Valentine Museum Lincoln Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site Lincoln Home National Historic Site Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center Lincoln Monument State Historic Site Lincoln Park Conservatory Lincoln Park Zoo Lincoln School Museum Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Lincoln Trail Memorial State Historic Site Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum Lincolns New Salem State Historic Site Lisle Heritage Society Lisle Station Park Lithuanian Museum Little Brick House Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center Little White School Museum Living Legacy Farmstead, Inc. Livingston County Historical Society Livingston County War Museum & Dal Estes Education Center

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Lockport Area Genealogical & Historical Society Lockport Twp Park District Logan County Genealogy & Historical Society Lombard Historical Society & Museum Long Grove Historical Society Looking for Lincoln Lords Park Municipal Zoo Lovejoy Memorial State Historic Site Loveland Community House Museum Loyola University Museum of Art Lyndon Historical Society Lyon Farm & Village Lyons Historical Commission Macktown Living History Education Center Macon County Conservation District Macon County Historical Society Macoupin County Genealogical Society Macoupin County Historical Society Madison Co Historical Museum & Library Madison County Genealogical Society Maeystown Preservation Society Magnolia Manor Manhattan Twp Historical Society Manito Historical Society Manlius Historical Society Manteno Historical Society Maquon Historical Association Marie Louise Olmstead Memorial Museum Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society Marion E. Wade Center Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society Marshall County Historical Society & Museum Martin-Boismenue House State Historic Site Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art Mascoutah Historical Society Massac County Historical Society Matsel Cabin Matteson Historical Museum Matthew T. Scott House Mayslake Peabody Estate Maywood Historical Society McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum McDonough County Genealogical Society McDonough County Historical Society McHenry County Genealogical Society McHenry County Historical Society Museum McHenry Preservationists McKelvey Schoolhouse McLean County Arts Center McLean County Genealogical Society McLean County Museum of History McsBurg Country School House Menard County Historical Society Mendota Museum & Historical Society Mercer County Historical Society

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Meredosia Area Historical Society Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site Metamora Historical & Preservation Society Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Midlothian Historical Society Midway Village & Museum Center Midwest Museum of Natural History Midwestern Archaeological Resource Center Milano Model & Toy Museum Miller Park Zoo Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Momence Historical Museum Monroe County Heritage Foundation Monroe County Historical Society Montgomery County Genealogical Society Monticello Railway Museum Moore Home State Historic Site Morgan County Historical Society Morrison Heritage Museum Morrisonville Historical Society & Museum Morton Arboretum Morton Grove Historical Museum Mother Jones Monument Mother Rudd House Museum Motorola Museum of Electronics Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical Society Mound City Civic/Historical Association Moweaqua Area Historical Society Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum Mt. Greenwood Historical Society Mt. Prospect Historical Society Mt. Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site Mt. Pulaski Twp Historical Society Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society Mundelein Park & Recreation District Museum Association of Douglas County Museum Explorer, Inc. Museum of Broadcast Communications Museum of Christian Heritage Museum of Contemporary Art Museum of Contemporary Photography Museum of Funeral Customs Museum of Geology Museum of Holography Museum of Science & Industry Museums in the Park Naper Settlement National Great Rivers Museum National Railway Historical Society, Chicago Ch National Railway Historical Society, NWI Ch National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum Nature of Illinois Foundation Nauvoo Historical Society Museum Nauvoo Restoration, Inc. The Next Picture Show New Boston Historical Society

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New Lenox Area Historical Society Newberry Library Newport Twp Historical Society Niabi Zoo Niles Historical Society/Museum NIU Anthropology Museum NIU Art Gallery in Chicago NIU Art Museum Norsk Museum North Central Illinois Genealogical Society North Eastern Illinois Historical Council North Suburban Genealogical Society Northbrook Historical Society Northern Illinois Tourism Development Office Norwegian Settlers Memorial State Historic Site Norwood Park Historical Society Noyes Cultural Arts Center O’ Fallon Historical Society Oak Brook Historical Society & Museum Oak Brook Park District Oak Park Conservatory Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission Oakland Historical Foundation Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum Odell Prairie Trail Historical & Genealogical Society Ogle County Historical Society Old House Society of McLean County Old Market House State Historic Site Old Six Mile Historical Society Old State Capitol State Historic Site Old Town Preservation Association Olde "Hollywood" Store Olmstead Historical Society Oquawka Museum Oriental Institute Museum Orland Historical Society Orpheum Children’s Science Museum Oswegoland Heritage Association Ottawa Scouting Museum Owen Lovejoy Homestead Paarlberg Farmstead Homestead Palatine Historical Society Palatines to America Chapter Palestine Preservation Projects Society Palos Historical Society Pana Pioneer Heritage Guild Paramount Arts Center Park Forest Art Center Park Forest Historical Society Park Ridge Historical Society Parkland College Art Gallery Parks District of Oak Park-Historic Houses Peace Museum Pearson Museum Pecatonica Heritage Museum Pecatonica Historical Society

58 20 89 24 58 27 20 27 59 73 4 93 59 5 60 20 34 62 60 60 61 61 61 69 61 62 7 36 40 81 25 70 62 62 21 63 12 63 63 68 77 63 66 63 64 64 3 64 64 64 12 61 21 81 64 64

Peck Farm Park Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Pekin Railroad Museum Peoria Art Guild Peoria County Genealogical Society Peoria Historical Society Peoria Regional Museum Society Perkinson Gallery Perry County Historical Society Perry County Jail Museum Peter Cartwright United Methodist Church & Shrine Museum Peterstown Heritage Society Pettingill-Morron House Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society Piatt County Museum Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site Pike County Historical Society/Museum Pike-Calhoun County Genealogical Society Pilcher Park Nature Center Pioneer Sholes School Restoration Society Piper City Community Historical Society Plainfield Historical Society & Museum Pleasant Home Foundation Polish Genealogical Society of America Polish Museum of America Polo Historical Society Museum Pope County Historical Society Museum Postville Courthouse State Historic Site Powell Museum & Research Center Prairie Aviation Museum Prairie Grass Nature Museum Prehistoric Life Museum Preservation & Conservation Assoc of Champaign County Preservation Partners of Fox Valley Primrose Farm Museum Principia School of Nations Museum Prophetstown Area Historical Society Provident Foundation Pullman State Historic Site Putnam County Historical Society & Museum Quincy Art Center Quincy Museum Quincy Preserves Quincy Society of Fine Arts Quincy University-Brenner Library Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum Rail Road Museum Randall Oaks Zoo Randolph County Archives & Museum Randolph County Genealogical Society Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum Ratcliff Inn Museum Raupp Memorial Museum/Buffalo Grove Park District Ravenswood-Lake View Historical Association Reagan Birthplace Museum

38 21 65 66 66 66 29 26 67 67 67 89 66 55 55 32 67 67 45 83 67 67 61 21 21 67 39 49 88 7 75 34 12 83 83 33 68 21 21 42 69 69 69 69 69 2 39 91 14 14 48 11 8 21 85

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Red Oak Nature Center Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago Rend Lake College Southern Illinois Room Renner Art Center Gallery Rialto Square Theatre Richard W. Bock Sculpture Museum Richland County Genealogical & Historical Society Richland Heritage Museum Ridge Historical Society Rike House Guild Museum River Grove Historic House & Barn River Trail Nature Center Riverdale Historical Society Riverfront Museum Park Riverside Historical Museum Riverview Historic District Robbins Historical Society Robert Crown Center for Health Education Robert R. McCormick Museum Robert Ridgway Bird Haven Robert Vial House Robinson-Stewart House Rochester Historical Preservation Society Rock Island Arsenal Museum Rock Island County Genealogical Society Rock Island County Historical Society Rock Island Preservation Society Rock Island RR Depot Museum Rock Springs Nature Center Rockford Art Museum Rockford College Art Gallery Rockford Historical Preservation Commission Rockford Historical Society Rockford Park District Rockton Township Historical Society Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society Rolling Meadows Historical Society Romeoville Area Historical Society Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Ronald Reagan Museum Rose Hotel State Historic Site Roselle Historical Foundation Rossville Historical & Genealogical Society Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum S.X.U. Gallery of Saint Xavier University Saline County Genealogical Society Saline County Historical Society Salt Creek Greenway Association Sand Ridge Nature Center Sandwich Historical Society Sangamon County Genealogical Society Sangamon County Historical Society Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library Save Old Springfield Save the Prairie Society Schiller Park Historical Commission / Society

4 21 43 10 45 40 62 62 21 48 70 59 70 73 70 45 70 43 92 62 8 11 71 72 54 54 72 23 26 73 73 73 73 73 74 21 74 74 28 33 31 74 75 68 21 41 41 91 77 75 81 81 82 82 91 76

Schingoethe Center for Native American Culture Schuette-Bierman Farmhouse Museum Schuyler County Jail Museum The Science Center SciTech Scott County Historical Society Scottish American Museum Scovill Children’s Zoo Severson Dells Environmental Education Center Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum Shawneetown Bank State Historic Site Shea's Gas Station Museum Sheffield Historical Society Shelby County Historical & Genealogical Society Sheldon Peck Homestead Shorefront Sidell Community Historical Society Sidney Historical Society Silvercreek Museum Sister Guala-O Connor Gallery Sixties Museum, Inc. Skinner House Skokie Heritage Museum Slovenian Women’s Union Heritage Museum Smart Museum of Art Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows Society for the Historic Preservation of 22nd N Carolina Troops Solomon Harkey House Sonnenschein Gallery Sousa Archives for Band Research South Holland Historical Society South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society South Suburban Heritage Association Southeast Chicago Historical Society Southeastern Illinois Heritage Foundation Southern Illinois Art Gallery/Artisan Shop Southern Illinois Association of Museums Southwestern Illinois Tourism Development Office Special Collections Center Spertus Museum Spoon River College Arboretum Spring Brook Nature Center Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm Springfield Area Arts Council Springfield Art Association Springfield Historical Sites Commission Spurlock Museum St. Charles Heritage Center St. Clair County Genealogical Society St. Clair County Historical Society St. Peter Lutheran Church Museum Stacy's Tavern Staerkel Planetarium Stark County Genealogical Society

3 31 75 10 4 93 59 26 73 76 76 82 76 76 50 34 77 77 35 70 77 41 77 45 22 22 12 42 47 12 77 77 43 22 62 93 10 35 66 22 10 43 76 82 82 82 87 83 5 5 76 38 13 86

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Stark County Historical Society Starved Rock Historical & Educational Foundation Starved Rock State Park Stephenson County Genealogical Society Stephenson County Historical Society Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society & Museum Stockton Heritage Museum Stone Hill Museum Stone Park Historical Association Streamwood Historical Society Streatorland Historical Society Sugar Grove Historical Society Sustainable Energy Education Foundation Swedish American Museum Swedish Historical Society Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center Sycamore Historical Society & Museum Tall Grass Arts Association Tampico Area Historical Society & Museum Tarble Arts Center Taylor Studios Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society Tazewell County Historic Places Society Tazewell County Museum Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center Telephone Museum Foundation Terra Museum of American Art Teutopolis Monastery Museum Theatre Historical Society of America Thebes Historical Courthouse Thomson Depot Museum Thornton Twp Historical Society Three Arts Club Three Sisters Park Tilton Historical Society Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum Tinley Moraine Genealogists Tinley Park Historical Society Tremont Museum & Historical Society Tri County Genealogical Society Tri State Living History Association Tri Twp Heritage Association Trutter Museum Two Rivers Arts Council Tyrell Trailside Museum U. S. Grant Home State Historic Site Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art Ukrainian National Museum Under the Prairie Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago Union County Historical & Genealogical Society Union Depot R.R. Museum University Galleries University Gallery/President Gallery

86 88 88 35 36 83 84 75 84 84 84 84 84 22 72 72 85 64 85 13 97 65 65 65 83 40 22 85 32 85 85 64 22 23 86 74 86 86 86 3 69 1 82 51 70 36 22 23 32 42 24 53 59 23

University Museum, SIU-C University Museum, SIU-E Uptown Historical Society US Army Corps of Engineers Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site Van Oostenbrugge Home Vandalia Historical Society Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site Vermilion Co Conservation District Museum Vermilion County Museum Vermilion County War Museum Vermilion Heritage Foundation Versailles Area Genealogical & Historical Society Villa Kathrine Tourist Information Center Villa Park Historical Museum Village of Elsah Museum Village of Franklin Park "B-12 Tower" Village of Thornton Historical Society Vintage Antiques of Yesteryear Virginia Theatre, Champaign Park District Vliet Museum of Lake Bluff History Volkening Heritage Farm Volo Antique Auto Museum & Village Western Illinois Tourism Development Office W.I.U. Art Gallery Wabash County Museum Wagner Memorial Museum Warren County Genealogical Society Warren County Historical Museum Warren County Historical Society Warren Tavern Preservationists Warrenville Historical Museum Warsaw Historical Society & Museum Washington Historical Society Washington Park Botanical Garden Washington Twp Museum Waterman Area Heritage Society Watershed Nature Center Watseka Union Depot Wauconda Twp Historical Society Waukegan Historical Society Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society Weld House West Chicago City Museum West Chicago Historical Society/Kruse House Museum West Town Museum of Cultural History Western Illinois Agricultural Heritage Association Western Illinois Museum Western Springs Historical Society Westmont Historical Society Wheeling Historical Society Museum Wheels O’ Time Museum White County Historical Society Whiteside County Genealogists Society Wild Bill Hickock Meml State Historic Site

10 30 23 72 82 77 88 88 25 25 25 25 88 69 89 33 35 86 52 13 46 76 89 98 51 56 75 55 74 55 89 89 89 89 82 5 90 30 90 90 90 90 58 90 91 53 55 51 91 91 93 66 11 84 86

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Wildlife Prairie State Park Wiley House Will/Grundy Counties Genealogical Society Will County Historical Society Will County Settlement William & Florence Schmidt Art Center William Jennings Bryan Museum William L. Gregg House Museum Williamson County Historical Society Will-Joliet/Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Willowbrook Wildlife Haven Wilmette Historical Museum Wilmington Area Historical Society Winchester Elementary School Museum Windmill Museum Winfield Historical Society/Hedges Station Wings & Things Museum Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society Winnebago County Forest Preservation District Winnetka Historical Society Museum

41 37 93 50 50 5 75 91 52 45 38 93 93 93 39 93 28 74 74 93

Woman Made Gallery Woman’s Relief Corps National Headquarters Wonder Works, A Children’s Museum in Oak Park Wood Dale Historical Society Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Wood River Museum Wood River Refining Museum Woodlands Native American Indian Museum & Art Gallery Woodstock Opera House Worth Historical Museum Wright Community Gallery of Art Wyanet Historical Society Wyatt Earp Birthplace Yellowbanks Heritage Association Yesterday's Farm Museum Your Plan B Zion Genealogical Society Zion Historical Society

23 82 61 94 64 94 75 63 94 94 40 94 55 45 94 98 94 95

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INDEX BY COUNTY
ADAMS All Wars Museum Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House Gardner Museum of Architecture & Design Golden Historical Society Great River Genealogical Society Historical Society of Quincy/Adams County Lincoln Douglas Valentine Museum Quincy Art Center Quincy Museum Quincy Preserves Quincy Society of Fine Arts Quincy University-Brenner Library Rail Road Museum Tri State Living History Association Villa Kathrine Tourist Information Center Windmill Museum ALEXANDER Cairo Historical Association Cairo Public Library Custom House Magnolia Manor Thebes Historical Courthouse BOND Bond County Genealogical Society Hoiles-Davis Museum Richard W. Bock Sculpture Museum BOONE Boone County Historical Museum Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition Kishwaukee Genealogists Northern Illinois Tourism Development Office BROWN Versailles Area Genealogical & Historical Society BUREAU Bureau County Genealogical Society Bureau County Historical Society & Museum Manlius Historical Society Owen Lovejoy Homestead Sheffield Historical Society Wyanet Historical Society CALHOUN Calhoun County Historical Society Center for American Archeology CARROLL Campbell Center for Historical Preservation Studies Carroll County Genealogical Society Lanark Public Library Thomson Depot Museum CASS Beardstown Lincoln Courtroom Cass County Historical & Genealogical Society CHAMPAIGN Ancient Technological & Archaeological Material Anita Purves Nature Center 68 68 68 39 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 69 39 69 69 39 9 9 9 9 85 40 40 40 5 5 72 5 88 68 68 51 68 76 94 41 45 56 75 47 85 4 89 87 87 Champaign County Genealogical Society Champaign County Historical Archives Champaign County Historical Museum Champaign County Historical Society Early American Museum Homer Historical Society Illinois Assoc for Advancement of Archaeology Illinois Heritage Association Illinois History and Lincoln Collections Krannert Art Museum & Kinkhead Pavilion Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum Orpheum Children’s Science Museum Parkland College Art Gallery Preservation & Conservation Assoc of Champaign County Sidney Historical Society Sousa Archives for Band Research Spurlock Museum Staerkel Planetarium Taylor Studios Virginia Theatre, Champaign Park District CHRISTIAN Assumption Historical Society Christian County Coal Mine Museum Christian County Genealogical Society Christian County Historical Society & Museum Morrisonville Historical Society & Museum Pana Pioneer Heritage Guild CLARK Clark County Genealogical Society Clark County Historical Society Lincoln School Museum Vintage Antiques of Yesteryear CLAY Clay County Genealogical Society CLINTON Clinton County Historical Society Museum COLES Association for the Preservation of Historical Coles County Coles County Genealogical Society Coles County Historical Society Five Mile House Foundation Illinois Regional Archives Depository - EIU Landmarks, Inc. Museum Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum Moore Home State Historic Site Museum of Christian Heritage Oakland Historical Foundation Tarble Arts Center COOK A French American Museum in Chicago A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum 87 87 12 87 51 43 12 12 87 12 69 12 12 12 77 12 87 13 97 13 2 85 85 85 55 64 52 52 52 52 50 10 52 13 52 13 13 61 47 13 48 61 61 13 17 14 14

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American Indian Center of Chicago American Police Center & Museum Ancient Egyptian Museum ARC Gallery & Educational Foundation Architecture is Fun Arlington Heights Historical Museum Art Institute of Chicago Aurora Regional Fire Museum Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture Bartlett History Museum Berwyn Historical Society Blue Island Historical Society Bronzeville Children’s Museum Bronzeville Historical Society Brookfield Zoo Calumet City Historical Society Museum Calumet Memorial Park District Museum Cambodian American Heritage Museum Camp Sagawau Environmental Learning Center Canal Corridor Association Carlson Tower Gallery CATH Associates, Inc. Cernan Earth & Space Center Charles Gates Dawes House Chicago & E I Railroad Historical Society Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago Athenaeum, The Chicago Blues Museum Chicago Botanic Garden Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts Chicago Children’s Museum Chicago Conservation Center Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Fire Department Museum Chicago Genealogical Society Chicago Heights Historical Preservation Commission Chicago History Museum Chicago Jewish Historical Society Chicago Lawn Historical Society Chicago Maritime Festival Chicago Maritime Society Chicago Portage Nat’l Historical Site Chicago Public Library, HWLC Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicagoland Historical Bus Museum Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn Chinese-American Museum of Chicago Clarke House Museum Commission on Chicago Landmarks Crabtree Nature Center Creative Technology Crossing Trails Square Dance Heritage Society Crown Center Gallery Czechoslovak Heritage Museum DePaul University Art Museum Des Plaines Genealogical Questers

14 14 14 14 96 2 14 3 14 4 6 7 34 15 8 9 9 15 47 15 15 96 70 33 35 27 15 15 15 38 15 15 96 15 15 15 23 15 16 16 16 16 70 16 16 23 60 16 16 16 4 96 83 16 60 16 28

Des Plaines History Center Dittmar Memorial Gallery Douglas Tomb State Historic Site DuSable Museum African-American History East Side Historical Society Eastland Disaster Historical Society Edgebrook Historical Society Edgewater Historical Society Emily Oaks Nature Center Ernest Hemingway Foundation Evanston Art Center Feet First Exhibit Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago Flagg Creek Historical Society Forest Preserve District of Cook County Frances Willard House Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House Franzosenbusch Heritage Society Friends of Benjamin Marshall Society Gallery 400 at UIC Garfield Park Conservatory Genealogical Society of Northwest Suburban County George Clayson House Museum Glencoe Historical Society Glenview Area Historical Society Glenview Hangar One Foundation Glessner House Museum Governor Horner Memorial State Historic Site Grosse Point Lighthouse Grove Heritage Association Grove National Historic Landmark Hartung’s License Plate & Auto Museum Health World Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center Hemingway Birthplace Hillside Historical Society Hispanic/Puerto Rican Cultural Museum Historic Preservation Review Commission Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center Historical Society of Cicero Historical Society of Elmwood Park Historical Society of Forest Park Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest Hofmann Tower Museum Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Homewood Historical Society Hotel Florence Museum Hyde Park Art Center Hyde Park Historical Society Illinois Arts Alliance Illinois Arts Council Illinois Humanities Council Illinois Labor History Society Illinois Regional Archives Depository - NEIU Illinois Saint Andrew Society

28 33 16 16 17 2 17 17 77 60 33 59 17 8 70 33 17 60 17 91 59 17 17 56 63 38 39 39 17 18 34 39 39 39 4 18 60 42 18 63 18 23 33 35 60 50 77 43 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 59

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Illinois State Museum - Chicago Gallery Instituto Cervantes de Chicago International Museum of Surgical Science International Polka Association Irish American Heritage Center Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center Irving Park Historical Society Italian Cultural Center Jacob Hostert/Bernard Hostert Log Cabins James P. Fitzgibbons Historical Museum Jane Addams Hull House Museum Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois John G. Shedd Aquarium Katten, Muchin, Rosenman LLP Kenilworth Historical Society Kennedy Park Library Koehnline Museum of Art Kohl Children's Museum LaGrange Area Historical Society Lake Katherine Nature Center Landmark Preservation Council of Illinois Lansing Historical Museum & Society Latvian Folk Art Museum Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum Lincoln Park Conservatory Lincoln Park Zoo Lithuanian Museum Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center Loyola University Museum of Art Lyons Historical Commission Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art Matteson Historical Museum Maywood Historical Society McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Midlothian Historical Society Milano Model & Toy Museum Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Morton Grove Historical Museum Motorola Museum of Electronics Mt. Greenwood Historical Society Mt. Prospect Historical Society Museum of Broadcast Communications Museum of Contemporary Art Museum of Contemporary Photography Museum of Holography Museum of Science & Industry Museums in the Park National Railway Historical Society, Chicago Ch National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum Nature of Illinois Foundation Newberry Library Niles Historical Society/Museum NIU Art Gallery in Chicago North Eastern Illinois Historical Council North Suburban Genealogical Society Northbrook Historical Society Norwood Park Historical Society

18 18 18 19 19 62 19 84 63 22 19 59 22 97 45 19 28 39 46 63 19 47 19 47 19 19 19 93 19 50/97 34 9 52 19 19 54 32 34 55 76 20 56 20 20 20 20 20 20 61 20 20 20 58 20 4 93 59 20

Noyes Cultural Arts Center Oak Park Conservatory Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission Olde "Hollywood" Store Oriental Institute Museum Orland Historical Society Paarlberg Farmstead Homestead Palatine Historical Society Palos Historical Society Park Forest Art Center Park Forest Historical Society Park Ridge Historical Society Parks District of Oak Park-Historic Houses Peace Museum Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Pleasant Home Foundation Polish Genealogical Society of America Polish Museum of America Prehistoric Life Museum Provident Foundation Pullman State Historic Site Raupp Memorial Museum/Buffalo Grove Park District Ravenswood-Lake View Historical Association Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago Ridge Historical Society River Grove Historic House & Barn River Trail Nature Center Riverdale Historical Society Riverside Historical Museum Robbins Historical Society Robert Crown Center for Health Education Robert Vial House Rogers Park / West Ridge Historical Society Rolling Meadows Historical Society S.X.U. Gallery of Saint Xavier University Salt Creek Greenway Association Sand Ridge Nature Center Save the Prairie Society Schiller Park Historical Commission/Society Schuette-Bierman Farmhouse Museum Scottish American Museum Shorefront Sister Guala-O’Connor Gallery Sixties Museum, Inc. Skokie Heritage Museum Smart Museum of Art Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows South Holland Historical Society South Suburban Genealogical & Historical Society South Suburban Heritage Association Southeast Chicago Historical Society Spertus Museum Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm St. Peter Lutheran Church Museum Stone Park Historical Association Streamwood Historical Society

34 61 61 70 21 63 77 63 64 64 64 64 61 21 21 61 21 21 34 21 21 8 21 21 21 70 59 70 70 70 43 8 21 74 21 91 77 91 76 31 59 34 70 77 77 22 22 77 77 43 22 22 76 76 84 84

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Swedish American Museum Tall Grass Arts Association Terra Museum of American Art The Field Museum of Natural History The HistoryMakers Thornton Twp Historical Society Three Arts Club Tinley Moraine Genealogists Tinley Park Historical Society Tyrell Trailside Museum Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art Ukrainian National Museum Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago University Gallery/President Gallery Uptown Historical Society Van Oostenbrugge Home Village of Franklin Park "B-12 Tower" Village of Thornton Historical Society Volkening Heritage Farm West Town Museum of Cultural History Western Springs Historical Society Wheeling Historical Society Museum Wilmette Historical Museum Winnetka Historical Society Museum Woman Made Gallery Wonder Works, A Children’s Museum in Oak Park Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Woodlands Native American Indian Museum & Art Gallery Worth Historical Museum Your Plan B CRAWFORD Crawford County Historical Society David Fife Opera House & Museum Fort LaMotte Genealogical & Historical Society Illinois Oilfield Museum Palestine Preservation Projects Society CUMBERLAND Illinois Military Museum DEKALB Blackwell History of Education Museum DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society DeKalb Landmark Commission Egyptian Theatre Ellwood House Museum Illinois Regional Archives Depository - NIU Joiner History Room Joseph F. Glidden Homestead Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Marie Louise Olmstead Memorial Museum Midwest Museum of Natural History NIU Anthropology Museum NIU Art Museum Sandwich Historical Society Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum Stone Hill Museum Sycamore Historical Society & Museum

22 64 22 17 22 64 22 86 86 70 22 23 42 23 23 77 35 86 76 53 91 93 93 93 23 61 64 63 94 98 71 63 63 61 63 40 27 84 27 27 27 27 85 27 38 77 85 27 27 75 76 75 85

Wagner Memorial Museum Waterman Area Heritage Society DEWITT DeWitt County Museum Farmer City Genealogical & Historical Society DOUGLAS Douglas County Museum Illinois Amish Interpretive Center Korean War Educator Foundation Korean War Veterans Nat’l Museum & Library Museum Association of Douglas County Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum DUPAGE Addison Historical Museum American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Beller Museum Bensenville Historical Commission Billy Graham Center Museum Bloomingdale Historical Society Bloomingdale Park District Museum Cabin Nature Program Center Cantigny Gardens & Museums Carol Stream Historical Society Center for History, Wheaton Historic Preservation Council Clarendon Hills Historical Society Cosley Zoo Downers Grove Historical Society Downers Grove Park District Museum DuPage Children’s Museum DuPage County Genealogical Society DuPage County Historical Museum DuPage Heritage Gallery Elmhurst Art Museum Elmhurst Historical Museum First Division Museum at Cantigny Fox Valley Genealogical Society Fullersburg Historic Foundation Fullersburg Woods Nature Center Gahlberg Gallery/Arts Center Genealogical Forum of Elmhurst Glen Ellyn Historical Society Graue Mill & Museum Gretna Station & Caboose Museums Heritage Hall Hinsdale Center for the Arts Hinsdale Historical Society Museum Itasca Historical Commission Itasca Historical Depot Museum Jurica Nature Museum Kane DuPage Regional Museum Association Kline Creek Farm Lisle Heritage Society Lisle Station Park Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Lombard Historical Society & Museum

75 90 23 35 86 2 86 69 86 2 1 57 28 5 91 6 7 94 92 11 92 23 92 29 29 57 50 92 92 32 32 92 57 60 60 38 32 38 60 11 23 42 43 43 43 49 11 92 49 49 32 50

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Marion E. Wade Center Mayslake Peabody Estate Morton Arboretum Museum Explorer, Inc. Naper Settlement Oak Brook Historical Society & Museum Oak Brook Park District Robert R. McCormick Museum Roselle Historical Foundation Sheldon Peck Homestead Spring Brook Nature Center Stacy's Tavern Theatre Historical Society of America Villa Park Historical Museum Warren Tavern Preservationists Warrenville Historical Museum West Chicago City Museum West Chicago Historical Society/Kruse House Museum Westmont Historical Society William L. Gregg House Museum Willowbrook Wildlife Haven Winfield Historical Society/Hedges Station Wood Dale Historical Society Yesterday's Farm Museum EDGAR Edgar County Genealogy Library Edgar County Historical Society Edgar County Museum EDWARDS Edwards County Historical Society EFFINGHAM Effingham County Genealogical & Historical Society Teutopolis Monastery Museum FAYETTE Fayette County Genealogical & Historical Society Historic Vandalia, Inc. Little Brick House Vandalia Historical Society Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site FORD Ford County Historical Society Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society Piper City Community Historical Society FRANKLIN Congressman Ken Gray Presidential & Congressional Museum Depot Veterans Memorial & Coal Miners Memorial Frankfort Area Genealogical Society Frankfort Area Historical Museum Franklin County Historical Society Goode-Barren Historical-Genealogical Library Southern Illinois Art Gallery/Artisan Shop FULTON Avon Historical Society Dickson Mounds Museum

92 60 49 97 57 60 60 92 74 50 43 38 32 89 89 89 90 91 91 91 38 93 94 94 64 64 64 1 30 85 88 88 88 88 88 64 64 67 91 91 91 91 6 76 93 4 48

Fulton County Historical & Genealogical Society Lewistown Society for Historic Preservation Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum Spoon River College Arboretum GALLATIN Gallatin County Historical Society John Marshall Home & Museum Interpretive Center Shawneetown Bank State Historic Site GREENE Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society Gregory House Museum GRUNDY Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area Grundy County Historical Society HAMILTON Hamilton County Museum HANCOCK Carthage Public Library District Hancock County Historical Society Joseph Smith Historic Center Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum LaHarpe Historical & Genealogical Society Nauvoo Historical Society Museum Nauvoo Restoration, Inc. Tri County Genealogical Society Warsaw Historical Society & Museum Weld House HARDIN American Fluorite Museum Hardin County Historical & Genealogical Society Rose Hotel State Historic Site HENDERSON Henderson County Historical Society Museum Henderson-Warren Tourism Council Oquawka Museum HENRY Andover Historical Society Bishop Hill Arts Center Bishop Hill Heritage Museum Bishop Hill State Historic Site Cambridge Historical Society Galva Historical Society Geneseo Colony Questers Geneseo Historical Museum Henry County Genealogical Society Henry County Historical Society Kewanee Historical Society Wiley House IROQUOIS Watseka Union Depot Iroquois County Genealogical Society Iroquois County Historical Society JACKSON African American Museum of Southern Illinois Friends of Fullers Dome Home Gen. John A. Logan Museum

10 48 48 10 76 76 76 11 93 55 55 53 11 11 58 11 46 58 58 3 89 58 75 31 31 70 74 62 2 6 6 6 10 37 37 37 46 6 46 37

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Illinois Regional Archives Depository - SIUC Jackson County Historical Society Southern Illinois Association of Museums The Science Center University Museum, SIU-C JASPER Jasper County Historical & Genealogical Society JEFFERSON Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Jefferson County Historical Society Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society Rend Lake College Southern Illinois Room JERSEY Historic Elsah Foundation Jersey County Historical Society Principia School of Nations Museum Village of Elsah Museum JO DAVIESS Apple River Fort State Historic Site Elihu B. Washburne State Historic Site Elizabeth Historical Society Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum Galena Fire Museum Heritage League of Northwest Illinois Old Market House State Historic Site U. S. Grant Home State Historic Site JOHNSON Forman Depot Museum Johnson County Genealogical & Historical Society Powell Museum & Research Center KANE 1850 William Beith House Air Classics Museum of Aviation Aurora Historical Society Aurora Police Department Museum Aurora Preservation Commission Aurora Public Art Commission Aurora Transportation Center Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Historical Society Big Rock Historical Society Blackberry Historical Farm/Village Dundee Twp Historical Society Dunham-Hunt Museum Durant House Museum Elburn & Countryside Historical Society Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum Elgin Fire Barn #5 Museum Elgin Genealogical Society Elgin Heritage Commission Elgin Public Museum Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden Fox River Trolley Museum Fox Valley Symphony Friends of Fabyan G.A.R. Memorial & Veterans Military Museum

10 57 10 10 10 58 56 57 57 43 33 44 33 33 31 36 31 36 36 84 36 36 88 88 88 82 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 6 3 91 82 83 30 31 31 31 31 31 37 77 3 37 3

Garfield Farm Museum Geneva History Center Kane County Genealogical Society Lords Park Municipal Zoo Paramount Arts Center Peck Farm Park Pioneer Sholes School Restoration Society Preservation Partners of Fox Valley Primrose Farm Museum Randall Oaks Zoo Red Oak Nature Center Schingoethe Center for Native American Culture SciTech St. Charles Heritage Center Sugar Grove Historical Society Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center KANKAKEE Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society Bourbonnais Twp Park District Exploration Station, A Children’s Museum Governor Small Memorial Kankakee County Museum Kankakee Railroad Museum Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society Manteno Historical Society Momence Historical Museum Riverview Historic District KENDALL Chapel on the Green Museum, Archives & Library Farnsworth House Fern Dell Historic Association Kendall County Historical Society Laws of Nature Natural History Center Little White School Museum Lyon Farm & Village Oswegoland Heritage Association KNOX Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association Carl Sandburg State Historic Site Galesburg Civic Art Center Galesburg Historical Society Museum Galesburg Railroad Museum Gilson School Foundation Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum Knox County Genealogy Society Knox County Historic Sites, Inc. Knox County Museum Maquon Historical Association LAKE Barrington Area Historical Society Busy Brains Children’s Museum Cuneo Museum & Gardens David Adler Cultural Center Deerfield Area Historical Society Fort Hill Heritage Museum Fox Lake-Grant Twp Area Historical Society

46 37 37 31 3 38 83 83 83 91 4 3 4 83 84 83 8 8 8 45 45 45 8 52 54 45 94 67 58 94 94 63 94 63 36 36 36 37 37 38 37 37 46 46 52 4 40 88 48 27 57 43

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Friends of the Lake County Museum Grayslake Historical Society & Museum Great Lakes Naval Museum Haines House Museum Heller Nature Center Highland Park Conservation Society Highland Park Historical Society Jack Benny Center for the Arts Lake County Discovery Museum Lake County Historical Society Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society Lakes Region Historical Society Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society Long Grove Historical Society Mother Rudd House Museum Mundelein Park & Recreation District Newport Twp Historical Society Prairie Grass Nature Museum Sonnenschein Gallery Vliet Museum of Lake Bluff History Volo Antique Auto Museum & Village Wauconda Twp Historical Society Waukegan Historical Society Wright Community Gallery of Art Zion Genealogical Society Zion Historical Society LASALLE Breaking Prairie Museum Earlville Community Historical Society Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site Hegeler Carus Mansion and Foundation Hume-Carnegie Museum LaSalle County Genealogical Guild & Library LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum Mendota Museum & Historical Society Ottawa Scouting Museum Norsk Museum Norwegian Settlers Memorial State Historic Site Starved Rock Historical & Educational Foundation Starved Rock State Park Streatorland Historical Society Union Depot R.R. Museum Wild Bill Hickock Memorial State Historic Site LAWRENCE Lawrence County Historical & Genealogical Society Lincoln Trail Memorial State Historic Site LEE Amboy Depot Museum Franklin Creek Grist Mill Franklin Grove Area Historical Society Lee County Historical Society Lincoln Monument State Historic Site Loveland Community House Museum Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Sustainable Energy Education Foundation

90 40 40 90 42 42 42 90 90 46 47 2 48 50 41 57 89 75 47 46 89 90 90 40 94 95 53 29 87 47 53 63 88 53 63 59 60 88 88 84 53 86 47 47 1 35 56 28 28 28 28 84

The Next Picture Show LIVINGSTON Catharine V. Yost Museum & Arts Center Chatsworth Historical Society Dwight Historical Society Fairbury Echoes Museum Jones House Livingston County Historical Society Livingston County War Museum & Dal Estes Education Center Odell Prairie Trail Historical & Genealogical Society Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum LOGAN Atlanta Library & Museum Elkhart Historical Society Heritage In Flight Museum J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum Knapp Museum Lincoln College Museum Logan County Genealogy & Historical Society Mt. Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site Mt. Pulaski Twp Historical Society Postville Courthouse State Historic Site Under the Prairie MACON African-American Culture & Genealogical Society Birks Museum Children’s Museum of Illinois Decatur Genealogical Society Decatur Public Library Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Ltd. Governor Oglesby Mansion Hieronymus Mueller Museum James Millikin Homestead Macon County Conservation District Macon County Historical Society Perkinson Gallery Rock Springs Nature Center Scovill Children’s Zoo MACOUPIN Brighton Heritage Museum Macoupin County Genealogical Society Macoupin County Historical Society Mother Jones Monument Renner Art Center Gallery MADISON 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House Albert F. Kaeser Memorial Park & Museum Alton Museum of History & Art American History Museum Armed Forces Museum Bethalto Historical Museum Bowen University Archives & Special Collections Children’s Museum at Edwardsville Collins House Museum Columbia Historical Society, Inc.

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Emerald Mound Friends of Col. Benjamin Stephenson House Glen Carbon Heritage Museum Glen Carbon Historical and Museum Commission Goshen Preservation Alliance Governor Coles Memorial State Historic Site Highland Historical Society / Latzer Homestead Lewis & Clark Memorial State Historic Site Lewis & Clark State Historic Site Lovejoy Memorial State Historic Site Madison County Historical Museum & Library Madison County Genealogical Society National Great Rivers Museum Old Six Mile Historical Society University Museum, SIU-E Watershed Nature Center Wood River Museum Wood River Refining Museum MARION Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum Halfway Tavern State Historic Site Ingram’s Pioneer Log Cabin Village Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society Society for the Historic Preservation of 22nd N Carolina Troops William Jennings Bryan Museum MARSHALL Charles Perdew Museum Association Henry Community Historical & Genealogical Society Marshall County Historical Society & Museum MASON Manito Historical Society MASSAC Fort Massac State Park & Historical Site Kincaid Mounds State Historic Site Massac County Historical Society MCDONOUGH Archives & Special Collections, WIU Baxter-Snyder Center for Icarian Studies Blandin House Museum Bushnell Historical Society Museum Illinois Regional Archives Depository - WIU McDonough County Genealogical Society McDonough County Historical Society Museum of Geology Two Rivers Arts Council Western Illinois Tourism Development Office W.I.U. Art Gallery Western Illinois Museum MCHENRY Chester Gould/Dick Tracy Museum Colonel Palmer House Crystal Lake Historical Society Crystal Lake Park Dist Nature Center Donley’s Wild West Town

24 29 38 38 30 30 42 1 41 1 30 30 1 40 30 30 94 75 12 43 46 75 12 75 42 42 46 51 53 87 53 50 50 6 8 50 51 51 51 51 98 51 51 94 24 24 25 86

Greater Harvard Area Historical Society Illinois Railway Museum McHenry County Genealogical Society McHenry County Historical Society Museum McHenry Preservationists Woodstock Opera House MCLEAN Bellflower Genealogical & Historical Society Challenger Learning Center Children’s Discovery Museum Danvers Historical Society David Davis Mansion State Historic Site Funk Prairie Home & Rock Museum Illinois Regional Archives Depository - ISU Lexington Genealogical & Historical Society Matthew T. Scott House McLean County Arts Center McLean County Genealogical Society McLean County Museum of History Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Midwestern Archaeological Resource Center Miller Park Zoo Old House Society of McLean County Prairie Aviation Museum Rike House Guild Museum Telephone Museum Foundation University Galleries MENARD Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum Indian Creek Military Museum Lincolns New Salem State Historic Site Menard County Historical Society MERCER Keithsburg Museum Mercer County Historical Society New Boston Historical Society Yellowbanks Heritage Association MONROE Maeystown Preservation Society Monroe County Heritage Foundation Monroe County Historical Society Peterstown Heritage Society MONTGOMERY Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum Historical Society of Montgomery County Irving Area Historical Museum Montgomery County Genealogical Society Solomon Harkey House MORGAN Art Association of Jacksonville David Strawn Art Gallery Governor Duncan Mansion Illinois Great Rivers Conference Archives Jacksonville Area Genealogical & Historical Society Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Center Meredosia Area Historical Society Morgan County Historical Society

41 86 25 87 53 94 5 7 59 25 7 77 59 48 13 7 59 7 7 59 7 7 7 48 40 59 66 80 66 66 45 1 58 45 51 89 89 89 58 42 43 49 42 44 44 44 44 44 44 53 44

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Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society MOULTRIE Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical Society OGLE 1878 Henry School Byron Forest Preserve District Byron Museum of History Chana School Museum & Education Center Flagg Township Historical Society & Museum Heritage Farm Museum Jarrett Prairie Center John Deere Historic Site Ogle County Historical Society Polo Historical Society Museum PEORIA Brimfield Historical Society Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation Chillicothe Historical Society Museum Chillicothe Railroad Museum Citizens to Preserve Jubilee College Elmwood Historical Society/Lorado Taft Museum Flanagan House Garrett Museum Inc. George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden Glen Oak Zoo Grand Army of the Republic/C.I.L.F. Historical Association of Princeville Illinois Historical Water Museum Illinois Sports Hall of Fame & Museum Jubilee College State Historic Site Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences Palatines to America Chapter Peoria Art Guild Peoria County Genealogical Society Peoria Historical Society Peoria Regional Museum Society Pettingill-Morron House Rock Island RR Depot Museum Special Collections Center Three Sisters Park Wheels O’ Time Museum Wildlife Prairie State Park PERRY Perry County Historical Society Perry County Jail Museum PIATT Bryant Cottage State Historic Site Harris Agricultural Museum Monticello Railway Museum Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society Piatt County Museum PIKE Griggsville Area Genealogical & Historical Society Griggsville Preservation & Restoration Society Pike County Historical Society/Museum

90 84 84 67 9 9 62 71 9 9 40 62 67 8 65 23 23 65 33 66 65 65 65 65 68 65 65 8 66 66 66 66 66 29 66 23 66 23 66 41 67 67 5 2 55 55 55 41 41 67

Pike-Calhoun County Genealogical Society Skinner House POPE Buel House State Historic Site Pope County Historical Society Museum PULASKI Mound City Civic/Historical Association Olmstead Historical Society PUTNAM Putnam County Historical Society & Museum RANDOLPH Charter Oak School Fort de Chartres State Historic Site Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site Governor Bond Memorial State Historic Site Kaskaskia Bell State Historic Site Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site Randolph County Archives & Museum Randolph County Genealogical Society RICHLAND Carnegie Building Museum Heritage House Museum, Olney McsBurg Country School House Richland County Genealogical & Historical Society Richland Heritage Museum Robert Ridgway Bird Haven Southeastern Illinois Heritage Foundation ROCK ISLAND Augustana College Art Gallery Augustana Historical Society Black Hawk Folklore Society Black Hawk State Historic Site Brettun and Blacks Store/ Museum Broadway Historic Area Association Butterworth Center Butterworth Memorial Trust Campbell’s Island Memorial State Historic Site Chippiannock Cemetery Heritage Foundation Colonel Davenport Home Deere-Wiman House Fryxell Geology Museum Hampton Historical Society Hauberg Indian Museum John Deere John Deere Pavilion and Foundation Facility Niabi Zoo Rock Island Arsenal Museum Rock Island County Genealogical Society Rock Island County Historical Society Rock Island Preservation Society Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center US Army Corps of Engineers SALINE Eldorado History Museum Galatia Historical Society Saline County Genealogical Society Saline County Historical Society

67 41 39 39 56 62 42 14 68 32 14 32 32 14 14 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 71 71 54 71 41 71 54 54 71 71 71 54 71 41 71 97 54 24 72 54 54 72 72 72 30 36 41 41

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SANGAMON 114th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry Abraham Lincoln Association Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Brinkerhoff Home Brunk Morgan Horse Museum Chatham Railroad Museum Dana Thomas House Foundation Dana Thomas House State Historic Site Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War Farrell & Ann Gay Museum of Springfield History Foundation Center Library Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum Great Western Depot (Lincoln Depot) Henson Robinson Zoo Historic Preservation Association of Springfield Illinois Association of Museums Illinois Fire Museum Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Illinois National Guard & Militia Historical Society Illinois Regional Archives Depository - UIS Illinois State Archives Illinois State Genealogical Society Illinois State Historical Society Illinois State Library Illinois State Military Museum Illinois State Museum Illinois State Museum Society Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum Illinois Supreme Court Historical Society Illinois Traction Society Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Historic Site Korean War Memorial State Historic Site Lincoln Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site Lincoln Home National Historic Site Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Looking for Lincoln Museum of Funeral Customs Old State Capitol State Historic Site Pearson Museum Peter Cartwright United Methodist Church & Shrine Museum Rochester Historical Preservation Society Sangamon County Genealogical Society Sangamon County Historical Society Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library Save Old Springfield Shea's Gas Station Museum Springfield Area Arts Council Springfield Art Association Springfield Historical Sites Commission Trutter Museum

78 78 78 78 78 71 13 78 78 78 78 78 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 26 80 80 81 80 81 81 81 81 81 81 67 71 81 81 82 82 82 82 82 82 82

Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site Washington Park Botanical Garden Woman’s Relief Corps National Headquarters SCHUYLER Schuyler County Jail Museum SCOTT Scott County Historical Society Winchester Elementary School Museum SHELBY Moweaqua Area Historical Society Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum Shelby County Historical & Genealogical Society ST. CLAIR Belleville Public Library Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Collinsville Historical Museum Edwardsville Historical Preservation Commission Freeburg Historical & Genealogical Society Jarrot Mansion Project, Inc Jarrot Mansion State Historic Site Labor & Industry Museum Lebanon Historical Society Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society Martin-Boismenue House State Historic Site Mascoutah Historical Society O’ Fallon Historical Society Southwestern Illinois Tourism Development Office St. Clair County Genealogical Society St. Clair County Historical Society William & Florence Schmidt Art Center STARK Stark County Genealogical Society Stark County Historical Society STEPHENSON Cedarville Area Historical Society Cedarville Historical Museum Freeport Arts Center Lena Area Historical Society Silvercreek Museum Stephenson County Genealogical Society Stephenson County Historical Society Stockton Heritage Museum TAZEWELL Delavan Community Historical Society Dirksen Congressional Center Fort Creve Coeur Illinois Terminal Railroad Historical Society Pekin Railroad Museum Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society Tazewell County Historic Places Society Tazewell County Museum Tremont Museum & Historical Society Washington Historical Society

82 82 82 75 93 93 56 56 76 5 9 24 24 24 29 35 9 9 5 47 52 29 52 62 35 5 5 5 86 86 11 11 35 47 35 35 36 84 28 65 24 29 65 65 65 65 86 89

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Wings & Things Museum UNION Union County Historical & Genealogical Society VERMILION Catlin Heritage Museum Catlin Historical Society Danville Junction RR Museum Danville Public Library/Archives Dept. Fairmount-Jamaica Historical Society Georgetown Historical Society Hoopeston Historical Society Illiana Civil War Historical Society Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society Old Town Preservation Association Rossville Historical & Genealogical Society Sidell Community Historical Society Tilton Historical Society Vermilion Co Conservation District Museum Vermilion County Museum Vermilion County War Museum Vermilion Heritage Foundation WABASH Living Legacy Farmstead, Inc. Wabash County Museum WARREN Alexis Museum Buchanan Center for the Arts Lincoln Collection Warren County Genealogical Society Warren County Historical Museum Warren County Historical Society Western Illinois Agricultural Heritage Association Wyatt Earp Birthplace WASHINGTON Heritage House Museum, Okawville Historical Society of Washington County L & N Railroad Depot Museum McKelvey Schoolhouse WAYNE Hanna House Museum WHITE L. Haas Store Museum Matsel Cabin Ratcliff Inn Museum Robinson-Stewart House White County Historical Society WHITESIDE Albany Mounds State Historic Site Dillon Home Museum Lyndon Historical Society Morrison Heritage Museum Prophetstown Area Historical Society Reagan Birthplace Museum Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society & Museum Tampico Area Historical Society & Museum Tri Twp Heritage Association

28 24 11 11 75 25 35 38 43 61 25 25 75 77 86 25 25 25 25 56 56 1 54 55 55 74 55 55 55 62 58 58 58 34 11 11 11 11 11 1 83 50 55 68 85 83 85 1

Whiteside County Genealogists Society WILL Bird Haven Greenhouse Bolingbrook Historic Preservation Comm. Butterprint Historic Farm Frankfort Area Historical Society Gaylord Building Historical Society of Greater Peotone I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor Illinois & Michigan Canal Museum Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook Illinois Canal Society Illinois State Museum - Lockport Gallery Isle a la Cache Museum Joliet Area Historical Museum Joliet Jr. College Living Education History Museum Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery Lewis University Canal & Regional Historical Collection Lockport Area Genealogical & Historical Society Lockport Twp Park District Manhattan Twp Historical Society New Lenox Area Historical Society Pilcher Park Nature Center Plainfield Historical Society & Museum Rialto Square Theatre Romeoville Area Historical Society Slovenian Women’s Union Heritage Museum Washington Twp Museum Will/Grundy Counties Genealogical Society Will County Historical Society Will County Settlement Will-Joliet/Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Wilmington Area Historical Society WILLIAMSON Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois John A. Logan College Museum Williamson County Historical Society WINNEBAGO Burpee Museum of Natural History Discovery Center Museum Erlander Home Museum Ethnic Heritage Museum Graham-Ginestra House Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Land of Lincoln Theatre Organ Society Macktown Living History Education Center Midway Village & Museum Center National Railway Historical Society, NWI Chapter North Central Illinois Genealogical Society Pecatonica Heritage Museum Pecatonica Historical Society Riverfront Museum Park Rockford Art Museum Rockford College Art Gallery

84 44 7 54 35 49 66 49 50 7 49 49 74 44 44 44 74 49 50 51 58 45 67 45 74 45 5 93 50 50 45 93 11 11 52 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73 73 64 64 73 73 73

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Rockford Historical Preservation Commission Rockford Historical Society Rockford Park District Rockton Township Historical Society Severson Dells Environmental Education Center Swedish Historical Society Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum Winnebago & Boone Counties Genealogical Society Winnebago County Forest Preservation District Kishwaukee Genealogists WOODFORD Archbishop Fulton Sheen Communications Room El Paso Pioneer Heritage Museum Illinois Mennonite Heritage Center Illinois Mennonite Historical & Genealogical Society Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site Metamora Historical & Preservation Society Ronald Reagan Museum OUT-OF-STATE Hollinger Corporation

73 73 73 74 73 72 74 74 74 72 30 30 53 53 53 53 33 97

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INDEX BY TYPE
AQUARIUM John G. Shedd Aquarium ARBORETA Cantigny Gardens & Museums Chicago Botanic Garden George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden Morton Arboretum Spoon River College Arboretum Washington Park Botanical Garden ART ARC Gallery & Educational Foundation Art Association of Jacksonville Art Institute of Chicago Aurora Public Art Commission Bishop Hill Arts Center Bloomingdale Park District Museum Buchanan Center for the Arts Carlson Tower Gallery Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Symphony Orchestra Crown Center Gallery David Adler Cultural Center David Strawn Art Gallery Dittmar Memorial Gallery Elmhurst Art Museum Evanston Art Center Fox Valley Symphony Freeport Arts Center Gahlberg Gallery/Arts Center Galesburg Civic Art Center Gallery 400 at UIC Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Ltd. Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center Hinsdale Center for the Arts Hyde Park Art Center Illinois Arts Alliance Illinois Arts Council Illinois State Museum - Chicago Gallery Illinois State Museum - Lockport Gallery Italian Cultural Center Jack Benny Center for the Arts Koehnline Museum of Art Krannert Art Museum & Kinkhead Pavilion Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery Loyola University Museum of Art Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art McLean County Arts Center Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Museum of Contemporary Art Museum of Contemporary Photography National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum 22 92 38 65 73 49 10 82 14 44 14 3 6 7 54 15 56 15 16 16 48 44 33 32 33 3 35 38 36 17 26 18 42 18 18 18 18 49 84 90 28 12 44 19 34 7 7 19 20 20 20 NIU Art Gallery in Chicago NIU Art Museum Noyes Cultural Arts Center Paramount Arts Center Park Forest Art Center Parkland College Art Gallery Peoria Art Guild Perkinson Gallery Quincy Art Center Quincy Society of Fine Arts Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago Renner Art Center Gallery Rialto Square Theatre Rockford Art Museum Sister Guala-O’ Connor Gallery Sonnenschein Gallery Southern Illinois Art Gallery/Artisan Shop Springfield Area Arts Council Springfield Art Association Tall Grass Arts Association Tarble Arts Center Terra Museum of American Art The Next Picture Show Three Arts Club Two Rivers Arts Council Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art University Galleries University Gallery/President Gallery W.I.U. Art Gallery William & Florence Schmidt Art Center Woman Made Gallery Woodlands Native American Indian Museum & Art Gallery Wright Community Gallery of Art CHILDREN Bronzeville Children’s Museum Busy Brains Children’s Museum Chicago Children’s Museum Children’s Discovery Museum Children’s Museum at Edwardsville Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn Children’s Museum of Illinois Discovery Center Museum DuPage Children’s Museum Exploration Station, A Children’s Museum Health World Kohl Children's Museum Lincoln School Museum McsBurg Country School House Orpheum Children’s Science Museum Scovill Children’s Zoo Wonder Works, A Children’s Museum in Oak Park 20 27 34 3 64 12 66 26 69 69 21 10 45 73 70 47 93 82 82 64 13 22 28 22 51 22 59 23 51 5 23 63 40 34 40 15 59 29 60 25 72 57 8 4 39 52 62 12 26 61

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CORPORATE MEMBERS Architecture is Fun CATH Associates, Inc. Chicago Conservation Center Creative Technology Hollinger Corporation John Deere Katten, Muchin, Rosenman LLP Lyons Historical Commission Museum Explorer, Inc. Taylor Studios Western Illinois Tourism Development Office Your Plan B GENERAL Albert F. Kaeser Memorial Park & Museum Chana School Museum and Education Center El Paso Pioneer Heritage Museum Kane DuPage Regional Museum Association Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences Museum Association of Douglas County Museums in the Park Norsk Museum Randolph County Archives & Museum Southern Illinois Association of Museums Western Illinois Museum HISTORIC HOUSE 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House 1850 William Beith House Andover Historical Society Assumption Historical Society Aurora Historical Society Bensenville Historical Commission Blandin House Museum Brinkerhoff Home Bryant Cottage State Historic Site Butterworth Center Catharine V. Yost Museum & Arts Center Charles Gates Dawes House Clarke House Museum Collins House Museum Colonel Davenport Home Cuneo Museum & Gardens Dana Thomas House Foundation Dana Thomas House State Historic Site David Davis Mansion State Historic Site Deere-Wiman House Dillon Home Museum Dunham-Hunt Museum Durant House Museum Edwardsville Historical Preservation Commission Elihu B. Washburne State Historic Site Ellwood House Museum Erlander Home Museum Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden Farnsworth House

96 96 96 96 97 97 97 97 97 97 98 98 42 62 30 11 66 86 20 59 14 10 51 29 82 2 2 3 5 6 78 5 54 67 33 16 24 71 88 78 78 7 54 83 82 83 29 36 27 72 37 67

Five Mile House Foundation Flanagan House Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House Friends of Fullers Dome Home Gaylord Building George Clayson House Museum Glessner House Museum Governor Duncan Mansion Governor Oglesby Mansion Graham-Ginestra House Gregory House Museum Grove Heritage Association Hegeler Carus Mansion and Foundation Hemingway Birthplace Heritage House Museum, Okawville Heritage House Museum, Olney Hoiles-Davis Museum Hotel Florence Museum Ingram’s Pioneer Log Cabin Village Jacob Hostert/Bernard Hostert Log Cabins James Millikin Homestead Jane Addams Hull House Museum Jarrot Mansion Project, Inc Jarrot Mansion State Historic Site Jones House Joseph F. Glidden Homestead LaGrange Area Historical Society Lincoln Home National Historic Site Lisle Station Park Little Brick House Living Legacy Farmstead, Inc. Lombard Historical Society & Museum Loveland Community House Museum Martin-Boismenue House State Historic Site Mascoutah Historical Society Matsel Cabin Matthew T. Scott House Mayslake Peabody Estate Moore Home State Historic Site Norwood Park Historical Society Oquawka Museum Owen Lovejoy Homestead Paarlberg Farmstead Homestead Parks District of Oak Park-Historic Houses Peoria Historical Society Pettingill-Morron House Ratcliff Inn Museum Reagan Birthplace Museum Richland Heritage Museum Rike House Guild Museum River Grove Historic House & Barn Robert R. McCormick Museum Robert Vial House Robinson-Stewart House

13 66 60 17 68 10 49 63 17 44 26 72 93 39 47 60 62 62 40 18 46 63 26 19 9 9 67 27 46 80 49 88 56 50 28 29 52 11 13 60 48 20 62 68 77 61 66 66 11 85 62 48 70 92 8 11

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Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Schuette-Bierman Farmhouse Museum Sheldon Peck Homestead Skinner House Solomon Harkey House Stephenson County Historical Society Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum Tri Twp Heritage Association U. S. Grant Home State Historic Site Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site Village of Elsah Museum Wauconda Twp Historical Society Weld House West Chicago Historical Society/Kruse House Museum Wiley House William L. Gregg House Museum Wyatt Earp Birthplace Yesterday's Farm Museum HISTORY 1878 Henry School A French American Museum in Chicago A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Abraham Lincoln Association Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Addison Historical Museum African American Museum of Southern Illinois Alexis Museum All Wars Museum Alton Museum of History & Art American Historical Society of Germans from Russia American History Museum Ancient Egyptian Museum Ancient Technological & Archaeological Materials Apple River Fort State Historic Site Archbishop Fulton Sheen Communications Room Arlington Heights Historical Museum Armed Forces Museum Association for the Preservation of Historical Coles County Augustana Historical Society Aurora Preservation Commission Avon Historical Society Barrington Area Historical Society Bartlett History Museum Batavia Depot Museum Batavia Historical Society Beardstown Lincoln Courtroom Bellflower Genealogical & Historical Society Berwyn Historical Society Bethalto Historical Museum Big Rock Historical Society Bishop Hill Heritage Museum Bishop Hill State Historic Site Black Hawk State Historic Site

28 31 50 41 42 36 74 1 36 82 33 90 58 91 37 91 55 94 67 17 14 78 78 1 10 1 68 1 57 39 14 87 31 30 2 6 52 71 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 71

Blackberry Historical Farm/Village Bloomingdale Historical Society Blue Island Historical Society Bolingbrook Historic Preservation Commission Boone County Historical Museum Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society Breaking Prairie Museum Brettun and Blacks Store/ Museum Brighton Heritage Museum Brimfield Historical Society Broadway Historic Area Association Bronzeville Historical Society Buel House State Historic Site Bureau County Historical Society & Museum Bushnell Historical Society Museum Butterworth Memorial Trust Byron Museum of History Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site Cahokia Mounds Museum Society Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Cairo Historical Association Calhoun County Historical Society Calumet City Historical Society Museum Cambridge Historical Society Campbell Center for Historical Preservation Studies Campbell’s Island Memorial State Historic Site Canal Corridor Association Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association Carl Sandburg State Historic Site Carnegie Building Museum Carol Stream Historical Society Cass County Historical & Genealogical Society Catlin Heritage Museum Catlin Historical Society Cedarville Area Historical Society Cedarville Historical Museum Center for History, Wheaton Historic Preservation Council Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum Champaign County Historical Museum Champaign County Historical Society Charter Oak School Chatsworth Historical Society Chester Gould/Dick Tracy Museum Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society Chicago Fire Department Museum Chicago Heights Historical Pres Commission Chicago History Museum Chicago Jewish Historical Society Chicago Lawn Historical Society Chicago Portage Nat’l Historical Site Chillicothe Historical Society Museum Chillicothe Railroad Museum Christian County Historical Society & Museum

3 6 7 7 5 8 53 41 8 8 71 15 39 68 8 54 9 9 24 24 9 41 9 10 56 71 15 36 36 62 11 89 11 11 11 11 92 65 12 12 87 14 13 94 27 15 23 15 16 16 70 23 23 85

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Citizens to Preserve Jubilee College Clarendon Hills Historical Society Clark County Historical Society Clinton County Historical Society Museum Coles County Historical Society Collinsville Historical Museum Colonel Palmer House Columbia Historical Society, Inc. Commission on Chicago Landmarks Congressman Ken Gray Presidential & Congressional Museum Crawford County Historical Society Crystal Lake Historical Society Custom House Czechoslovak Heritage Museum Danvers Historical Society Danville Junction RR Museum Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War David Fife Opera House & Museum Decatur Genealogical Society Deerfield Area Historical Society DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society DeKalb Landmark Commission Delavan Community Historical Society Depot Veterans Memorial & Coal Miners Memorial Des Plaines History Center DeWitt County Museum Dirksen Congressional Center Douglas County Museum Douglas Tomb State Historic Site Downers Grove Historical Society Dundee Twp Historical Society DuPage County Historical Museum DuPage Heritage Gallery DuSable Museum African-American History Dwight Historical Society Earlville Community Historical Society Early American Museum East Side Historical Society Edgar County Historical Society Edgar County Museum Edgar Lee Masters Memorial Museum Edgebrook Historical Society Edgewater Historical Society Edwards County Historical Society Effingham County Genealogical & Historical Society Egyptian Theatre Elburn & Countryside Historical Society Eldorado History Museum Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum Elgin Fire Barn #5 Museum Elgin Heritage Commission Elizabeth Historical Society Elkhart Historical Society Elmhurst Historical Museum

65 23 52 10 52 24 24 24 16 91 71 24 9 60 25 75 78 63 26 27 84 27 28 91 28 23 65 86 16 29 91 92 92 16 29 29 51 17 64 64 66 17 17 1 30 27 30 30 31 31 31 31 32 32

Elmwood Historical Society/Lorado Taft Museum Emerald Mound Ernest Hemingway Foundation Ethnic Heritage Museum Fairbury Echoes Museum Fairmount-Jamaica Historical Society Farrell & Ann Gay Museum of Springfield History Fern Dell Historic Association Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago First Division Museum at Cantigny Flagg Creek Historical Society Flagg Township Historical Society & Museum Ford County Historical Society Fort Creve Coeur Fort de Chartres State Historic Site Fort Hill Heritage Museum Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site Fort Massac State Park & Historical Site Fox Lake-Grant Twp Area Historical Society Fox River Trolley Museum Frances Willard House Frankfort Area Historical Museum Frankfort Area Historical Society Franklin County Historical Society Franklin Creek Grist Mill Franklin Grove Area Historical Society Franzosenbusch Heritage Society Freeburg Historical & Genealogical Society Friends of Col. Benjamin Stephenson House Friends of the Lake County Museum Fullersburg Historic Foundation Fulton County Historical & Genealogical Society G.A.R. Memorial & Veterans Military Museum Galatia Historical Society Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum Galena Fire Museum Galesburg Historical Society Museum Galesburg Railroad Museum Gallatin County Historical Society Galva Historical Society Garrett Museum Inc. Gen. John A. Logan Museum Geneseo Historical Museum Geneva History Center Georgetown Historical Society Glen Carbon Heritage Museum Glen Carbon Historical and Museum Commission Glen Ellyn Historical Society Glencoe Historical Society Glenview Area Historical Society Golden Historical Society Goode-Barren Historical-Genealogical Library Goshen Preservation Alliance Governor Bond Memorial State Historic Site

33 24 60 72 34 35 78 58 17 92 8 71 64 24 68 57 32 53 43 77 33 91 35 6 35 56 91 35 29 90 60 10 3 36 36 36 37 37 76 37 65 57 37 37 38 38 38 38 38 39 39 76 30 14

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Governor Coles Memorial State Historic Site Governor Horner Memorial State Historic Site Governor Small Memorial State Historic Site Grand Army of the Republic/C.I.L.F. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site Graue Mill & Museum Grayslake Historical Society & Museum Great Lakes Naval Museum Great Western Depot (Lincoln Depot) Greater Harvard Area Historical Society Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society Gretna Station & Caboose Museums Griggsville Preservation & Restoration Society Grove National Historic Landmark Grundy County Historical Society Haines House Museum Halfway Tavern State Historic Site Hamilton County Museum Hampton Historical Society Hancock County Historical Society Hanna House Museum Hardin County Historical & Genealogical Society Henderson County Historical Society Museum Henry Community Historical & Genealogical Society Henry County Historical Society Heritage Farm Museum Heritage Hall Heritage League of Northwest Illinois Hieronymus Mueller Museum Highland Historical Society/Latzer Homestead Highland Park Historical Society Hillside Historical Society Hinsdale Historical Society Museum Historic Elsah Foundation Historic Preservation Association of Springfield Historic Preservation Review Commission Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center Historic Vandalia, Inc. Historical Association of Princeville Historical Society of Cicero Historical Society of Elmwood Park Historical Society of Forest Park Historical Society of Greater Peotone Historical Society of Montgomery County Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest Historical Society of Quincy/Adams County Historical Society of Washington County Hofmann Tower Museum Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Homer Historical Society Homewood Historical Society Hoopeston Historical Society Hume-Carnegie Museum Hyde Park Historical Society

30 18 45 65 79 87 60 40 40 79 41 11 11 41 39 55 90 43 53 41 11 34 31 70 42 6 9 23 84 26 42 42 42 43 33 79 63 18 88 68 23 33 35 66 42 60 69 58 50 77 43 43 43 53 18

I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor Illiana Civil War Historical Society Illinois & Michigan Canal Museum Illinois Amish Interpretive Center Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Illinois Mennonite Heritage Center Illinois Mennonite Historical & Genealogical Society Illinois Military Museum Illinois National Guard & Militia Historical Society Illinois State Historical Society Illinois State Military Museum Illinois State Museum Society Illinois Supreme Court Historical Society Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Historic Site Indian Creek Military Museum Irish American Heritage Center Iroquois County Historical Society Irving Area Historical Museum Irving Park Historical Society Isle a la Cache Museum Itasca Historical Commission Itasca Historical Depot Museum J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum Jackson County Historical Society Jacksonville Heritage Cultural Center James P. Fitzgibbons Historical Museum Jasper County Historical & Genealogical Society Jefferson County Historical Society Jersey County Historical Society Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois John Deere Historic Site John Deere Pavilion and Foundation Facility John Marshall Home & Museum Interpretive Center Johnson County Genealogical & Historical Society Joliet Area Historical Museum Joliet Jr. College Living Education Historical Museum Joseph Smith Historic Center Kankakee County Museum Kaskaskia Bell State Historic Site Keithsburg Museum Kendall County Historical Society Kenilworth Historical Society Kewanee Historical Society Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum Kincaid Mounds State Historic Site Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Kline Creek Farm Knapp Museum Knox County Historic Sites, Inc. Knox County Museum Korean War Memorial State Historic Site

49 61 50 2 37 79 53 53 40 79 80 80 80 80 80 80 19 90 43 19 74 43 43 2 57 44 22 58 57 44 59 40 54 76 88 44 44 58 45 32 45 94 45 46 11 87 38 92 53 46 46 80

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Korean War Vets Nat’l Museum & Library L. Haas Store Museum Labor & Industry Museum LaHarpe Historical & Genealogical Society Lake County Discovery Museum Lake County Historical Society Lake Forest - Lake Bluff Historical Society Lakes Region Historical Society Landmark Preservation Council of Illinois Lansing Historical Museum & Society LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum Lawrence County Historical & Gen. Society Lebanon Historical Society Lee County Historical Society Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum Lena Area Historical Society Lewis & Clark Memorial State Historic Site Lewis & Clark State Historic Site Lewistown Society for Historic Preservation Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society Lincoln Douglas Valentine Museum Lincoln Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site Lincoln Monument State Historic Site Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Lincoln Trail Memorial State Historic Site Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum Lincolns New Salem State Historic Site Lisle Heritage Society Lithuanian Museum Little White School Museum Livingston County Historical Society Livingston County War Museum & Dal Estes Education Center Lockport Area Gen. & Historical. Society Long Grove Historical Society Looking for Lincoln Lovejoy Memorial State Historic Site Lyndon Historical Society Lyons Historical Commission Macktown Living History Education Center Macon County Historical Society Macoupin County Historical Society Madison County Historical Museum & Library Maeystown Preservation Society Magnolia Manor Manhattan Twp Historical Society Manito Historical Society Manlius Historical Society Manteno Historical Society Maquon Historical Association Marie Louise Olmstead Memorial Museum Marion E. Wade Center Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society Marshall County Historical Society & Museum Massac County Historical Society

69 11 5 46 90 46 47 2 19 47 88 47 47 28 47 47 1 41 48 48 69 81 47 28 81 47 13 66 49 19 63 67 67 49 50 81 1 50 50 74 26 10 30 51 9 51 51 51 52 52 77 92 52 46 53

Matteson Historical Museum Maywood Historical Society McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum McDonough County Historical Society McHenry County Historical Society Museum McHenry Preservationists McLean County Museum of History Menard County Historical Society Mendota Museum & Historical Society Mercer County Historical Society Meredosia Area Historical Society Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site Metamora Historical & Preservation Society Midlothian Historical Society Midway Village & Museum Center Midwestern Archaeological Resource Center Momence Historical Museum Monroe County Heritage Foundation Monroe County Historical Society Morgan County Historical Society Morrison Heritage Museum Morrisonville Historical Society & Museum Morton Grove Historical Museum Mother Jones Monument Mother Rudd House Museum Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical Society Mound City Civic/Historical Association Moweaqua Area Historical Society Mt. Greenwood Historical Society Mt. Prospect Historical Society Mt. Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site Mt. Pulaski Twp Historical Society Museum of Funeral Customs Naper Settlement Nauvoo Historical Society Museum Nauvoo Restoration, Inc. New Boston Historical Society New Lenox Area Historical Society Newport Twp Historical Society Niles Historical Society/Museum North Eastern Illinois Historical Council Northbrook Historical Society Norwegian Settlers Memorial State Historic Site O’ Fallon Historical Society Oak Brook Historical Society & Museum Oak Park Conservatory Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission Oakland Historical Foundation Odell Prairie Trail Historical & Genealogical Society Ogle County Historical Society Old Market House State Historic Site Old Six Mile Historical Society Old State Capitol State Historic Site Old Town Preservation Association Olde "Hollywood" Store

9 52 19 51 87 53 7 66 53 1 53 53 53 54 73 59 54 89 89 44 55 55 55 56 41 84 56 56 20 56 56 56 81 57 58 58 58 58 89 58 4 59 60 62 60 61 61 61 61 62 36 40 81 25 70

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Olmstead Historical Society Orland Historical Society Oswegoland Heritage Association Palatine Historical Society Palatines to America Chapter Palestine Preservation Projects Society Palos Historical Society Pana Pioneer Heritage Guild Park Forest Historical Society Park Ridge Historical Society Pecatonica Heritage Museum Pecatonica Historical Society Peoria Regional Museum Society Perry County Historical Society Perry County Jail Museum Peter Cartwright United Methodist Church & Shrine Museum Peterstown Heritage Society Piatt County Historical & Genealogical Society Piatt County Museum Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site Pike County Historical Society/Museum Pioneer Sholes School Restoration Society Piper City Community Historical Society Plainfield Historical Society & Museum Pleasant Home Foundation Polish Museum of America Polo Historical Society Museum Pope County Historical Society Museum Postville Courthouse State Historic Site Powell Museum & Research Center Preservation & Conservation Association of Champaign County Preservation Partners of Fox Valley Prophetstown Area Historical Society Pullman State Historic Site Putnam County Historical Society & Museum Quincy Museum Quincy Preserves Raupp Memorial Museum/Buffalo Grove Park Dist Ravenswood-Lake View Historical Association Ridge Historical Society Riverdale Historical Society Riverside Historical Museum Riverview Historic District Robbins Historical Society Rochester Historical Preservation Society Rock Island Arsenal Museum Rock Island County Historical Society Rock Island Preservation Society Rockford Historical Preservation Commission Rockford Historical Society Rockton Township Historical Society Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society Rolling Meadows Historical Society Romeoville Area Historical Society

62 63 63 63 66 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 29 67 67 67 89 55 55 32 67 83 67 67 61 21 67 39 49 88 12 83 68 21 42 69 69 8 21 21 70 70 45 70 71 72 54 72 73 73 74 21 74 74

Ronald Reagan Museum Roselle Historical Foundation Rossville Historical & Genealogical Society Saline County Historical Society Sandwich Historical Society Sangamon County Historical Society Schiller Park Historical Commission/Society Schuyler County Jail Museum Scott County Historical Society Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum Shawneetown Bank State Historic Site Sheffield Historical Society Shelby County Historical & Genealogical Society Shorefront Sidell Community Historical Society Sidney Historical Society Silvercreek Museum Skokie Heritage Museum Slovenian Women's Union Heritage Museum Society for the Historic Preservation of 22nd N Carolina Troops South Holland Historical Society South Suburban Heritage Association Southeast Chicago Historical Society Southeastern Illinois Heritage Foundation Springfield Historical Sites Commission St. Charles Heritage Center St. Clair County Historical Society Stacy's Tavern Stark County Historical Society Starved Rock Historical & Educational Foundation Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society & Museum Stockton Heritage Museum Stone Hill Museum Streamwood Historical Society Streatorland Historical Society Sugar Grove Historical Society Swedish Historical Society Sycamore Historical Society & Museum Tampico Area Historical Society & Museum Tazewell County Historic Places Society Tazewell County Museum The HistoryMakers Thebes Historical Courthouse Thomson Depot Museum Thornton Twp Historical Society Three Sisters Park Tilton Historical Society Tinley Moraine Genealogists Tinley Park Historical Society Tremont Museum & Historical Society Tri State Living History Association Trutter Museum Under the Prairie Union County Historical & Genealogical Society Uptown Historical Society

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Van Oostenbrugge Home Vandalia Historical Society Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site Vermilion County Museum Vermilion County War Museum Vermilion Heritage Foundation Villa Park Historical Museum Village of Thornton Historical Society Vintage Antiques of Yesteryear Vliet Museum of Lake Bluff History Volkening Heritage Farm Wabash County Museum Wagner Memorial Museum Warren County Historical Museum Warren County Historical Society Warren Tavern Preservationists Warrenville Historical Museum Warsaw Historical Society & Museum Washington Historical Society Washington Twp Museum Waterman Area Heritage Society Watseka Union Depot Waukegan Historical Society Waverly Genealogical & Historical Society West Chicago City Museum West Town Museum of Cultural History Western Springs Historical Society Westmont Historical Society Wheeling Historical Society Museum Wheels O’ Time Museum White County Historical Society Wild Bill Hickock Memorial State Historic Site Will County Historical Society Will County Settlement William Jennings Bryan Museum Williamson County Historical Society Wilmette Historical Museum Wilmington Area Historical Society Winchester Elementary School Museum Winfield Historical Society/Hedges Station Winnetka Historical Society Museum Wood Dale Historical Society Wood River Refining Museum Worth Historical Museum Wyanet Historical Society Yellowbanks Heritage Association Zion Historical Society LIBRARY Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library African-American Culture & Genealogical Society Atlanta Library & Museum Baxter-Snyder Center for Icarian Studies Belleville Public Library Bowen University Archives & Special Collections Cairo Public Library Carthage Public Library District

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Logan County Genealogy & Historical Society Lyon Farm & Village Macoupin County Genealogical Society Madison County Genealogical Society Marion County Genealogical & Historical Society McDonough County Genealogical Society McHenry County Genealogical Society McKelvey Schoolhouse McLean County Genealogical Society Milano Model & Toy Museum Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Montgomery County Genealogical Society Monticello Railway Museum Motorola Museum of Electronics Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society Museum of Broadcast Communications Museum of Christian Heritage National Railway Historical Society, Chicago Chapter National Railway Historical Society, NWI Chapter North Central Illinois Genealogical Society North Suburban Genealogical Society Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum Old House Society of McLean County Ottawa Scouting Museum Peace Museum Pekin Railroad Museum Peoria County Genealogical Society Pike-Calhoun County Genealogical Society Polish Genealogical Society of America Prairie Aviation Museum Primrose Farm Museum Provident Foundation Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum Rail Road Museum Randolph County Genealogical Society Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum Richland County Genealogical & Historical Society Riverfront Museum Park Robert Crown Center for Health Education Rock Island County Genealogical Society Rock Island RR Depot Museum Rose Hotel State Historic Site Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum Saline County Genealogical Society Sangamon County Genealogical Society Save Old Springfield Scottish American Museum Shea's Gas Station Museum Sixties Museum, Inc. Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows Spertus Museum St. Clair County Genealogical Society

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Committee on Museum Professional Training (COMPT) Pauline Eversmann, Director Academic Programs Winterthur Museum Route 52 Winterthur, DE 19735 302/888-4692 302/888-4870 peversmann@winterthur.org Curators Committee (CurCom) Linda Eppich, Archivist Preservation Society of Newport County 424 Bellevue Ave Newport, RI 02840-6924 401/847-2075 401/847-1361 leppich@newport mansions.org Development & Membership (DAM) William T. Harris, Sr Vice President Development & Marketing California Science Center 700 State St Los Angeles, CA 90037-1210 213/744-2529 wharris@cscmail.org Diversity in Museums (DIVCOM) Ann Mintz 324 West Barnard St West Chester, PA 19382 610/436-1624 annmintz@mindspring.com Media & Technology Committee (M & T) Holly Witchey New Media Initiatives Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd Cleveland, OH 44106 216/707-2653 216/721-4176 hwitchey@clevelandart.org

Museum Association Security Committee (MASC) George S. Martin, Training Administrator National Gallery of Art 6th & Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20565 202/842-6802 202/312-2676 g-martin@nga.gov Museum Management Committee (MMC) Elizabeth A. "Betty" Brewer, President & CEO Minnetrista 1200 North Minnetrista Pkwy Muncie, IN 47303-2925 765/213-3540 x101 765/741-5110 bbrewer@minnetrista.net National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) Phyllis Rabineau, Deputy Director for Interpretation & Education Chicago History Museum Clark St at North Ave Chicago, IL 60614 312/799-2130 312/799-2430 rabineau@chicagohistory.org PR & Marketing Committee (PRAM) Eliza Kozlowski, Director of Communications & Visitor Services George Eastman House 900 East Ave Rochester, NY 14607 585/271-3361 x260 ekozlowski@geh.org Registrar Committee (RC) Jeanne Benas, Registrar National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution PO Box 37012, MRC 626 Washington, DC 20013-7012 202/633-3880 202/633-9290 benasj@si.edu

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Small Museum Administrators' Committee (SMAC) Janice B. Klein, Director Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Kendall College 2600 Central Park Ave. Evanston, IL 60201 847/492-8520 847/475-0911 jklein@kendall.edu American Federation of Arts Julia Brown, Director 41 E 65th St New York, NY 10021-6508 212/988-7700 x19 director@afaweb.org www.afaweb.org American Institute for Conservation Eryl P. Wentworth, Ex Director 1717 K Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006 202/452-9545 x14 202/452-9328 ewentworth@aic-faic.org http://aic.stanford.edu American Zoo and Aquarium Association Jim Maddy, Ex Director 8403 Colesville Rd, Ste 710 Silver Spring, MD 20910-3314 301/562-0777 x222 jmaddy@aza.org www.aza.org Association for Living History Farms & Agricultural Museums Judith Sheridan, Secretary/Treasurer 8774 Route 45, NW N. Bloomfield, OH 44450 440/685-4410 Fax is same, call first sheridan@orwell.net www.alhfam.org Association of African American Museums William H. Billingsley Council AAAM Natl Afro-American Museum

& Culture Center PO Box 578 1350 Brush Row Road Wilberforce, OH 45384 937/376-4944, x123 937/376-2007 wbillingsley@ohiohistory.org www.blackmuseums.org Association of Art Museum Directors Christine Anagnos, Deputy Director 120 East 56th Street, Ste 520 New York, NY 10022 212/754-8084 212/754-8087 canagnos@aamd.org www.aamd.org Association of Children's Museums 1300 L St., NW, #975 Washington, DC 20005-4107 202/898-1080 202/898-1086 acm@childrensmuseums.org www.childrensmuseums.org Association of College & University Museums & Galleries Lisa Tremper Hanover, Director Berman Museum of Art Ursinus College 601 East Main Street Collegeville, PA 19426 610/409-3500 x2406 610/409-3664 lhanover@ursinus.edu www.acumg.org Association of Railway Museums PO Box 370 Tujunga, CA 91043-0370 818/951-9151 Molly Butterworth, Curator of Collections Museums of Transport 3015 Barrett Station Rd St. Louis, MO 63122 314/965-7998 Molly.Butterworth@railway museums.org www.railwaymuseums.org

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Museum Computer Network Helene Macdonald, MCN Association Administrator Museum Computer Network 232-329 March Rd, Box 11 Ottawa ON K2K 2E1 CANADA 888/211-1477 613/599-7027 info@mcn.edu www.mcn.edu Museum Store Association, Inc. Beverly Barsook, Ex Director 4100 E. Mississippi Ave, Ste 800, Denver, CO 80246-3055 303/504-9223 303/504-9585 bbarsook@msaweb.org www.museumdistrict.com Museum Trustee Association Megan Renner, Administrative Manager 2025 M Street, NW, Ste 800 Washington, DC 20036-3309 202/367-1180 202/367-2180 coordinator@mta-hq.org www.mta-hq.org National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740-6001 866/272-6272 301/837-0483 www.archives.gov National Endowment for the Arts 1100 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Ste 710 Washington, DC 20506 202/682-5452 202/682-5602/5613 http://arts.endow.gov National Endowment for the Humanities 1100 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20506 800/NEH-1121 info@neh.gov www.neh.gov

National Science Foundation 4201 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-5111 info@nsf.gov www.nsf.gov National Trust for Historic Preservation 53 W Jackson Blvd, Ste 350 Chicago, IL 60604 312/939-5547 312/939-5651 mwro@nthp.org www.nationaltrust.org Society of American Archivists 527 South Wells St, 5th Fl Chicago, IL 60607 312/922-0140 312/347-1452 info@archivists.org www.archivists.org REGIONAL Association of Midwest Museums Brian Bray, Ex Director PO Box 11940 St. Louis, MO 63112-0040 314/746-4557 314/746-4569 midwestmuseums@aol.com www.midwestmuseums.org Midwest Open Air Museums Coordinating Council C/O Deb Reid History Department Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920 momcc@momcc.org www.momcc.org Midwest Registrars Committee Jane Weinke, Registrar Woodson Art Museum 700 North 12th St Wausau, WI 54403-5007 715/845-7010 715/845-7103 jweinke@lywam.org www.rcaam.org

NARA-Great Lakes Region 7358 South Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL 60629-5898 773/948-9019 773/948-9050 chicago.archives@nara.gov ILLINOIS Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Tom Schwartz, Interim Director 112 N 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 217/558-8882 217/785-6250 tom.schwartz@illinois.gov www.alplm.org Great Lakes Planetarium Association Brock Schroeder Strickler Planetarium Olivet Nazarene University One University Ave Bourbonnais, IL 60914 815/939-5361 bschroed@olivet.edu www.glpaweb.org Illinois Arts Council James R. Thompson Center 100 W Randolph, Ste 10-500 Chicago, IL 60601 312/814-6750 312/814-1471 info@arts.state.il.us www.state.il.us/agency/iac Illinois Archaeological Survey Dr. Kevin P. McGowan Dept of Anthropology University of Illinois 109 Davenport Hall, 607 Matthews Urbana, IL 61801 217/244-1911 kpmcgowa@uiuc.edu www.illinoisarchaeology.org Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology 904 Mayfair Rd Champaign, IL 61821 Alice Berkson 217/356-4829

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217/398-1952 berksonalice@insightbb.com www.museum.state.il.us/iaaa Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions Preservation Services Division Historic Preservation Agency 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 catherine.oconnor@illinois.gov 217/785-5730 Illinois Association of Museums Mary Turner, Ex Director Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 217/524-7080 217/558-1512 mary.turner@illinois.gov www.illinoismuseums.org Illinois Association of Park Districts 211 E Monroe St Springfield, IL 62701 217/523-4554 217/523-4273 iapd@ilparks.org www.ilparks.org Illinois Heritage Association Pat Miller, Ex Director 602 1/2 E Green St Champaign, IL 61820 217/359-5600 217/344-6171 plmxiha@prairienet.org illinoisheritage.prairienet.org Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 217/785-7933 217/785-7937 www.illinoishistory.gov Illinois Humanities Council 203 N Wabash Ave, Ste 2020 Chicago, IL 60601-2417 312/422-5580 ihc@prairie.org www.prairie.org

Illinois State Archives MC Norton Building, Fl 2W Springfield, IL 62756 217/782-4682 217/524-3930 Illinois State Historical Society 210 1/2 6th St Springfield, IL 62701 217/525-2781 www.historyillinois.org Illinois State Library 300 S 2nd St Springfield, IL 62701 217/782-7596 www.cyberdriveillinois.com/ departments/library Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois 53 W Jackson Blvd, Ste 1315 Chicago, IL 60604 312/922-1742 312/922-8112 mail@lpci.org www.landmarks.org ILLINOIS REGIONAL Commission on Chicago Landmarks 320 N Clark St, Rm 516 Chicago, IL 60610 Brian Goeken 312/744-3200 Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association PO Box 87914 Carol Stream, IL 60188 Kimberly Stull, President 630/637-8000 x5000 kstull@dupagechildrens museum.org www.kdrma.org Museum Association of Douglas County 700 S Main St Tuscola, IL 61953 Lynnita Brown 217/253-2535

North Eastern Illinois Historical Council 451 Woodview Rd Barrington, IL 60010 Denise Limburg Southern Illinois Association of Museums The University Museum, SIUC Mailcode 4508 Carbondale, IL 62901-4508 618/453-5388 curator@siu.edu www.museum.siu.edu/siam

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PRESIDENT David Oberg Geneva History Center 113 S 3rd St Geneva, IL 60134 630/232-4951 Exec_Dir@geneva historycenter.org DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE Elizabeth “Beau” Vallance NIU Art Department Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 60115 815/753-7865 evallance@niu.edu REGION 1 DIRECTOR Eric Livingston American Fluorite Museum PO Box 755 Rosiclaire, IL 62982 618/285-3513 packrats@shawnee link.net REGION 3 DIRECTOR Kate N. Schureman Lakeview Museum 1125 W Lake Ave Peoria, IL 61614 309/686-7000 x 111 katens@lakeviewmuseum.org REGION 5 DIRECTOR D. Neil Bremer Elmhurst Art Museum 150 Cottage Hill Ave PO Box 23 Elmhurst, IL 60126-0023 630/834-0202 nbremer@elmhurstart museum.org VICE-PRESIDENT David Becker Hamil Family Play Zoo Brookfield Zoo 3300 Golf Rd Brookfield, IL 60513 708/485-0263 x291 dabecker@brookfield zoo.org DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE Debra Tayes Southern Illinois Art Gallery 14967 Gun Creek Trail Whittington, IL 62897 618/629-2518 dtayes@museum.state.il. us REGION 2 DIRECTOR Norman Wingler Prairie Aviation Museum PO Box 856 Bloomington, IL 61702 309/824-1009 pamdc3@verizon.net REGION 3 DIRECTOR Angie Dunfee Springfield Art Association 700 N 4th St Springfield, IL 62702 217/523-2631 office@springfieldart.org REGION 5 DIRECTOR Stephanie Davenport DuSable Museum of African American History 740 E 56th Pl Chicago, IL 60637 773/947-0600 info@dusablemuseum.org IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Claudia Dant Wabash County Museum 5628 Highway 8 Mt. Carmel, 62863 618/298-2042 ctdant@shawneelink.net DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE Kim Stull DuPage County Children’s Museum 301 N Washington St Naperville, IL 60540 630/637-8000 x5000 kstull@dupagechildrens museum.org REGION 2 DIRECTOR Michael Watts Tarble Arts Center/EIU 600 Lincoln Ave Charleston, IL 61920 217/581-2787 mwatts@eiu.edu REGION 4 DIRECTOR Tom Stalf Niabi Zoo 13010 Niabi Zoo Rd Coal Valley, IL 61240 309/799-5108 ask@niabizoo.com REGION 5 DIRECTOR Rosa Cabrera The Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605-2496 312/922-9410 SECRETARY Martha Jane Downey Bishop Hill State Historic Site PO Box 104 Bishop Hill, IL 61419 309/927-3345 bishophill@winco.net REGION 1 DIRECTOR Judy Belleville Labor & Industry Museum 123 N Church Rd., PO Box 8242 Belleville, IL 62222 618/222-9430 judy.belleville@juno. com REGION 2 DIRECTOR Barbara Oehlschlaeger-Garvey Early American Museum PO Box 1040 Mahomet, IL 61853 217/586-2612 bgarvey@prairie net.com REGION 4 DIRECTOR Beth Carvey-Stewart Black Hawk State Historic Site 1510 46th St Rock Island, IL 61201 309/788-9536 haubergmuseum@aol. com HPA REPRESENTATIVE Matt Burns Illinois Historic Preservation Agency 1 Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, IL 62701 217/785-1511 matt.burns@illinois.gov TREASURER Shari Buckellew Children’s Discovery Museum 101 E Beaufort Normal, IL 61761 309/433-3447 sbuckellew@normal.org REGION 1 DIRECTOR Pam Madden The Science Center 1237 E Main St, C3 Carbondale, IL 62901 618/529-5431 fun@yourscience center.org

REGION 3 DIRECTOR Barbara Wilkinson The Quincy Museum 1601 Maine St Quincy, IL 62301 217/224-7669 quinmu1@adams.net REGION 4 DIRECTOR Lewis Crampton Burpee Museum of Natural History 737 N Main Rockford, IL 61103 815/965-3433 Lew.Crampton@burpee. org ISM REPRESENTATIVE Karen Witter Illinois State Museum 502 S Spring St. Springfield, IL 62706 217/782-7011 kwitter@museum. state.il.us

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FULL-TIME STUDENT AND INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION: • Professional development workshops & Annual Conference • Discounts at all workshops and conferences • Access to the IAM Lending Library, resource files, and a reference service • Access to annual Scholarship Program to be used to attend professional meetings and workshops • Access to job listings and more on Website PUBLICATIONS: • IAM News, the quarterly, 24-page newsletter • How to… , quarterly technical bulletin in IAM News • Directory of Illinois Museums including Historical, Cultural, and Scientific Agencies • Journal of Illinois History INSTITUTIONAL One copy of all publications. All education benefits are available to all staff and volunteers of institutional members. AWARDS: • recognition of exhibits, publications, special events and educational programs. MUSEUM GRANT PROGRAM: • for funding consultation services, technology, conservation, exhibits and educational programming TRAVELING EXHIBITION SERVICES: • on subjects such as African Americans, women’s history, and Abraham Lincoln IAM WEBSITE AND PUBLICITY: • Listed in the IAM website and printed directory • Free postings for jobs at your organization • Museum Clearinghouse, deaccession, or acquire objects ADVOCACY: • A voice with state and national governments • Invitation to Annual Museum Day at the State Capitol MAILING LABELS AND MORE: • One set of free mailing labels per year • Discount on purchases from Gaylord Bros. CORPORATE Subscription to all publications. IAM WEBSITE AND PUBLICITY: • Listing in IAM website and printed directory • Free postings for jobs at your company MAILING LABELS AND MORE: • One set of free mailing labels per year • Discount on purchases from Gaylord Bros. ANNUAL CONFERENCE: • Discount on Vendor’s Booth at IAM’s Conference

Membership Application Name Institution Address City/State/Zip County Phone # Membership fee $____ Fax # Email Website Make check payable to Illinois Association of Museums and return it with this form to the Executive Director, IAM, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701-1507. Corporate member $150 Institution with budget over $500,001 $100 Institution with budget from $100,001 to $500,000 $75 Institution with budget from $50,001 to $100,000 $50 Institution with budget under $50,000 $40 Individual $35 Full-time student $30 (include copy of current full-time student identification)

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