Illinois Archives, Libraries and Societies

Illinois Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in Illinois.

Addison Historical Society and Museum
One Friendship Plaza, Addison, IL 60101
(630) 628-1433
http://addisonadvantage.org/History/HistoricalSite.htm

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Chicago
Box 974, Carbondale, IL 62903
http://aahgs.org/chapters.htm

Archdiocese of Chicago, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Archives and Records Center
711 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 831-0711
http://archives.archchicago.org

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 392-0100
http://ahml.info

Assumption Public Library
205 N. Oak St., Assumption, IL 62510
(217) 226-3915
http://assumptionpubliclibrary.com

Augustana Historical Society
7th Ave and 35th St., Rock Island, IL 61201
(309) 794-7266

Aurora Historical Society
Box 905, Aurora, IL 60507
(630) 906-0650
http://aurorahistoricalsociety.org

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
6500 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 582-6500
http://lithuanianmuseum.org

Barrington Area Historical Society
212 W. Main St., Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 381-1730
http://bahsil.org

Bartlett Historical Society
228 S. Main St., Bartlett, IL 60103
(630) 837-0800

Batavia Historical Society
155 Houston St., Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 406-5274
http://bataviahistoricalsociety.org

Belleville Public Library
121 E. Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 234-0441
http://bellevillepubliclibrary.org

Bellflower Genealogical and Historical Society
Route 1, Box 17, Bellflower, IL 61724
(309) 722-3467

Blackhawk Genealogical Society
Box 3912, Rock Island, IL 61204

Blue Island Historical Society
31018 Maple St., Blue Island, IL, 60406
(708) 371-8546
http://blueisland.org/historical

Bond County Genealogical Society
Box 172, Greenville, IL 62246
http://greenvilleusa.org/bcgs

Bond County Historical Society
Box 327, Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-1590
http://bondcountyhistorical.org

Boone County Historical Society and Museum
311 Whitney Blvd., Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-8391
http://boonecountyhistoricalmuseum.org

Gail Borden Public Library
2751 W Bowes Rd., Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 742-2411
http://gailborden.info

C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library District
101 S. Seventh St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-6322
http://mtvbrehm.lib.il.us

Brethren Historical Library and Archives
1451 Dundee Ave., Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 742-6103
http://brethren.org

Brookfield Historical Society
Box 342, Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 485-3420
http://brookfieldcthistory.org

Bryan-Bennett Library
Box 864, Salem, IL 62881
(618) 548-3006
http://salembbl.lib.il.us

Bureau County Genealogical Society
629 S. Main St., Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 879-3133
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbcgs

Bureau County Historical Society and Museum
109 Park Ave., West Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 875-2184
http://bureaucountymuseum.com

Bushnell Area Historical Society
300 Miller St., Bushnell, IL 61422
(309) 772-3612

Cairo Historical Association
2700 Washington Ave., Cairo IL 62914

Calhoun County Historical Society
Box 46, Hardin, IL 62047
http://calhounhistoricalsociety.i8.com

Calumet City Historical Society Museum
760 Wentworth Ave., Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 832-9390
http://lakenetnwi.net/member/cchs

Cambridge Historical Society
RR2, Box 96, Cambridge, IL 61238
http://carolstreamhistorical.com

Carol Stream Historical Society
391 Illini Dr., Gretna Museum, Carol Stream, IL 60188
(630) 665-0686
http://carolstreamhistorical.com

Carroll County Genealogical Society
326 Third St., Savannah, IL 61074
(815) 273-3714
http://internetni.com/~ahaliotis

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

Cass County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 11, Virginia, IL 62691
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilcchgs

Catlin Historical Society
210 N. Paris St., Catlin, IL 61817
(217) 427-5766
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilchs

Champaign Genealogical Society
c/o Champaign County Historical Archives
201 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 367-4025
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilccgs

Chatsworth Historical Society
424 E. Locust St., Box 755, Chatsworth, IL 60921
(815) 635-3124

Chicago Genealogical Society
Box 1160, Chicago, IL 60690
http://chicagogenealogy.org

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

Chicago Historical Society
Clark St. at North Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 642-4600
http://chicagohs.org

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Research Center
400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 747-4526
http://chipublib.org/001hwlc/001hwlc.html

Chillicothe Historical Society
Box 181, Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-9076
http://chillicothehistorical.org

Christian County Genealogical Society
Box 28, Taylorville, IL 62568
http://homepage.Macomb.com/~tkuntz/christianco.htm

Christian County Historical Society
Box 254, Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-6922
http://taylorville.net/Historical_Society.htm

Clark County Genealogical Society
309 Maple, Box 153, Marshall, IL 62441
(217) 826-2864

Clay County Genealogical Society
Box 94, Louisville, IL 62858
(618) 665-4544
http://clayrootsillinois.com

Clinton County Historical Society
1091 Franklin St., Carlyle, IL 62231

Coles County Historical Society
1320 Lafayette, Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 235-6744
http://coleshistory.net

Coles County Genealogical Society
Box 592, Charleston, IL 61920
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iltccgs

Columbia Historical Society
11562 Bluff Road, Columbia, IL 62236
(618) 281-5734

Cook Memorial Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-2330
http://cooklib.org

Crawford County Genealogical Society
803 N. Madison, Robinson, IL 62454

Crawford County Historical Society and Museum
Box 554, Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 544-3087
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilcchs

Cumberland County Historical Society of Illinois
213 E. Cumberland St., Greenup, IL 62428
(217) 923-9306

Czech and Slovak American Genealogy Society of Illinois
Box 313, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
http://csagsi.org

Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61832
(217) 447-5220
http://danville.lib.il.us

Darien Historical Society
7422 Cass Ave., Darien, IL 60559
(630) 969-6171

Decatur Genealogical Library
1255 W. South Side Dr., Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 429-0135
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ildecgs

DeKalb County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 295, Sycamore, IL 60178
http://dekalb.ilgenweb.net/DekCoHistSoc/DekCoHistSoc.htm

DeLavan Community Historical Society
Locust St., DeLavan, IL 61734

Des Plaines Historical Society
781 Pearson St., Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 391-5399
http://desplaineshistory.org

DeWitt County Genealogical Society
Box 632, Clinton, IL 61727
http://dewitt.ilgenweb.net/dewitt-genealogical-society.htm

Douglas County Genealogical Society
Box 113, Tuscola, IL 61953

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

Dundee Township Historical Society
426 Highland Ave., Dundee, IL 60118
(847) 428-6996
http://dundeetownshiphistorical.org

Dunton Genealogical Society
500 N. Dunton, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

DuPage County Genealogical Society
Box 3, Wheaton, IL 60187
http://dcgs.org

DuPage County Historical Museum
Box 1460 Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 407-2888
http://dupagehistory.org

Eastern Illinois University, Booth Library
600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6061
http://library.eiu.edu

Edgar County Genealogical Society
408 N. Main St., Paris, IL 61944
(217) 463-4209
http://comwares.net/ecgl

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

Edgewater Historical Society
5358 N. Ashland, Chicago IL 60640
(773) 506-4849
http://edgewaterhistory.org

Edwards County Historical Society
414 N. Main St., Albion, IL 62806
(618) 445-2631
http://edwards.ilgenweb.net/ehistsoc.html

Edwardsville Public Library
112 S. Kansas, Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 692-7556
http://edwardsvillelibrary.org

Effingham County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 1166, Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-2210
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ileffing/lookups.htm

Ela Historical Society
95 E. Main St., Lake Zurich, IL 60047
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~illake/genhistsoc.htm

Elgin Area Historical Society
360 Park St., Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 742-4248
http://elginhistory.org

Elgin Genealogical Society
Box 1418, Elgin, IL 60121
(630) 833-1457
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilegs/v3

Elk Grove Historical Society
499 Biesterfield Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
http://elkgroveparks.org/historicalSociety.asp

Ellwood House Museum
509 N. First St., DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 756-4609
http://ellwoodhouse.org

Elmwood Historical Society
302 N. Magnolia, Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-7791

Elmwood Park Historical Society
4 Conti Pkwy., Elmwood Park, IL 60635
(630) 453-7645

Mercer County Historical Society
1406 SE Second Ave., Aledo, IL 61231
(309) 582-2280
http://mchsil.org

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
321 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(800) 638.3522
http://elca.org

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library
8765 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 380-2811
http://elca.org

Evans Public Library
215 S. Fifth St., Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-2824
http://epl.lib.il.us

Evanston Historical Society
225 Greenwood, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410
http://evanstonhistorycenter.org

Fayette County Genealogical and Historical Society
100 N. Walnut, West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-5797
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iafayett/iafirst6.htm

Fern Dell Historic Association
9 E. Front St., Box 254, Newark, IL 60541
(815) 695-5240
http://ferndell.org

Ford County Historical Society
Box 115, Paxton, IL 60957
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilfchs

Forest Park Historical Society
c/o Forest Park Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 366-7171
http://fppl.org

Fox Lake-Grant Township Area Historical Society
411 Washington St., Box 224, Ingleside, IL 60041
(847) 587-0544
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilflahs

Fox Valley Genealogical Society
Box 5435, Nashville, IL 60567
http://ilfvgs.org

Frankfort Area Genealogical Society
2000 E. St. Louis St., Box 427, West Frankfort, IL 62896
(618) 932-6159
http://usgennet.org/usa/il/county/franklin/frankfortarea.html

Franklin County Historical Society
304 E. Webster, St., Benton, IL 62812
(618) 435-6947

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

Freeport Public Library
314 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, IL 61032
(815) 233-3000
http://freeportpubliclibrary.org

Fulton County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 583, Canton, IL 61520
(309) 647-0771

Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum
211 S. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-9129
http://galenahistorymuseum.org

Galewood-MontClare Historical Society
1705 N. Nashville Ave., Chicago, IL 60707
(312) 237-8960

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

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
2121 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60201
(800) 736-4627
http://garrett.northwestern.edu

Genealogical Forum of Elmhurst
c/o Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
http://elmhurstespress.com/FORUM

Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois
c/o John A. Logan College, Rte. 2, Box 145, Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-6213

Genealogy Society of White County
Box 142, Carmi, IL 62821
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgswc/index.html

Geneseo Historical Association
205 S. State St., Geneseo, IL 61254
(309) 944-3043
http://geneseohistoricalmuseum.com

Geneva Historical Society
113 S. 3rd St., Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 262-1086
http://genevahistorycenter.org

Glen Ellyn Historical Society
Box 283, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
(630) 858-8696
http://gehistoricalsociety.homestead.com

Glencoe Historical Society at the Eklund History Center and Garden
Box 457, Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-0040
http://glencoehistoricalsociety.org

Glenview Area Historical Society
1121 Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 724-2235
http://glenviewhistory.org

Glenview Public Library
1930 Glenview Rd., Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 729-7500
http://glenviewpl.org

Great River Genealogical Society
c/o Quincy Public Library, 526 Jersey St., Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-0226
http://gr-gs.org

Greater Harvard Area Historical Society
308 N. Hart St., Box 505, Harvard, Il 60033
(815) 943-6141
http://harvard-history.com

Green Hills Genealogical Society
c/o Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd, Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 598-8446

Greene County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 137, Carrollton, IL 62016
(217) 942-6013
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilgreene/gcgs.htm

Greenville Public Library
414 W. Main St., Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-3115
http://greenvillepubliclibrary.org

Griggsville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 75, Griggsville, IL 62340

Hancock County Historical Society
306 Walnut St., Carthage, IL 62321
(217) 357-0043
http://carthage.lib.il.us/community/clubs/historical

Hardin County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 72, Elizabethtown, IL 62931
(618) 287-2361
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilhardin/hci.htm

Henry County Genealogical Society
Box 346, Kewanee, IL 61443
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilhcgs

Henry Historical and Genealogical Society
610 N. St., Henry, IL 61537
(309) 364-3272

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

Highland Park Historical Society
326 Central Ave., Box 56, Highland Park, IL, 60035
(847) 432-7090
http://highlandparkhistory.com

Hinsdale Historical Society
Box 336, Hinsdale, IL 60522
(630) 789-2600
http://hinsdalehistory.org

Historical Society of the Fort Hill Country
Box 582, Mundelein, IL 60060
(847) 526-7566

Historical Society of Greater Peotone
213 W. North St., Peotone, IL 60468
(708) 258-3436

Historical Society of Montgomery County
904 S. Main St., Hilsboro, IL 62049
http://history.montgomeryco.com

Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest
217 Home Ave., Oak Park, IL 60303
(708) 848-6755
http://oprf.com/OPRFHIST

Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County
425 S. Twelfth, Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1835
http://adamscohistory.org

Homer Historical Society
105 N. Main St., Homer, IL 61849

Hutsonville Historical and Genealogical Society
10953 E. 1825th Ave., Hutsonville, IL 62433

Hyde Park Historical Society
5529 S. Lake Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 493-1893
http://hydeparkhistory.org

Ida Public Library
320 N. State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 544-3838
http://idapubliclibrary.org

Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society
215 W. North St., Danville, IL 61832
(217) 431-8733
http://illianaghs.org

Illiana Jewish Genealogical Society
Box 384, Flassmoor, IL 60422
http://lincolnnet.net/ijgs

Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records
605 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 782-6553
http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords

Illinois Great Rivers Area Conference Archives and Special Collections
Henry Pfeiffer Library, MacMurray College, 447 E. Jackson Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 479-7694
http://archives.gcah.org/exist/Conference/umac/igrc.htm

Illinois Heritage Association
602 E. Green St., Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 359-5600
http://illinoisheritage.org

Illinois Historic Preservation Society
http://illinoishistory.gov

Illinois Mennonite Historical and Genealogical Society
675 State Rte. 116, Metamora, IL 61548
(309) 367-2551
http://imhgs.org

Illinois Regional Archives Depository
Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL 62756
(217) 782-4682
http://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/iradhome.html

Illinois State Archives
Norton Building, Capitol Complex, Springfield, IL 627566
(217) 524-7216
http://statearchives.us/illinois.htm

Illinois State Genealogical Society
Box 10195, Springfield, IL 62791
(217) 789-1968
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilsgs

Illinois State Historical Society
Box 1800, Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 525-2781
http://historyillinois.org

Illinois Veterans Home
1707 N. Twelfth St., Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-8641 ext. 248
http://quincynet.com/ivh

Iroquois County Genealogical Society
Old Courthouse Museum
103 W. Cherry St., Watseka, IL, 60970
(815) 432-3730
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs

Jackson County Historical Society
1616 Edith St., Murphysboro IL 62966
(618) 684-6989
http://mysite.ncnetwork.net/resolawr/index.htm

Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society
416 S. Main St., Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 245-5911
http://orgsites.com/il/jaghs

Jasper County Historical and Genealogical Society
c/o Newton Public Library, 100 S. Van Buren St., Newton, IL 62448
(618) 783-8141

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
1411 N. 27th St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 246-8141
http://jchs.mvn.net

Jersey County Genealogical Society
Box 12, Jerseyville, IL 62052

Jersey County Historical Society
601 N. State, Jerseyville, IL 62052
(618) 498-3514
http://jerseyusa.net

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
Box 515, Northbrook, IL 60065
(312) 666-0100
http://jewishgen.org/jgsi

John Mosser Public Library
106 W. Meek St., Abingdon, IL 61410
(309) 462-3129

Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 1207, Vienna, IL 62995
http://johnsoncountyil.net

Kanakee County Historical Society
Eighth Ave. and Water St., Kanakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-5279
http://kankakeecountymuseum.com

Kanakee Valley Genealogical Society
Box 442, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
http://kvgs.org

Kane County Genealogical Society
Box 509, Geneva, IL 60134
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilkcgs

Kendall County Genealogical Society
Box 1086, Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-8342

Kendall County Historical Society
Box 123, Yorkville, IL 60560
(630) 553-6777
http://kchs.us

Kenilworth Historical Society
415 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth, IL 60043
(847) 251-2565
http://kenilworthhistory.org

Kewanee Historical Society
211 N. Chestnut St., Kewanee, IL 61443
(309) 854-9701
http://kewaneehistory.com

Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society
622 W. Park Ave, Genoa, IL 60135
(815) 784-5559
http://dekalb.ilgenweb.net/KVHS/KVHS_homepage.htm

Knox County Genealogical Society
Box 13, Galesburg, IL 61402
(309) 343-1466
http://knox.ilgenweb.net/home/kcgs.htm

Knox County Historical Society
Box 1757, Galesburg, IL 61402
http://knoxchs.homestead.com

LaGrange Public Library
10 W. Cossitt, LaGrange, IL 60525
(708) 352-0576
http://lagrangelibrary.org

LaHarpe Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 289, LaHarpe, IL 61450, (217) 659-3635
http://outfitters.com/illinois/hancock/laharpe/lhgs

Lake County Genealogical Society
1170 N. Midlothian Rd., Mendelein, IL 60060
(847) 918-3208
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~illcgs

Lansing Historical Society
2750 Indiana Ave., Lansing, IL 60438
(708) 474-2447
http://lansing.lib.il.us/historical.html

LaSalle County Genealogical Guild
115 W. Glover St., Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-5261
http://lscgg.org

Lawrence County Genealogical Society
RR1, Box 44, Bridgeport, IL 62417
(618) 945-7181

Lawrence County Historical Society
Box 511, Lawrenceville, IL 62439
(618) 943-2300
http://lawrencecountyillinois.com/history/index.html

Lebanon Historical Society
309 W. St. Louis St., Lebanon, IL 62254
(618) 537-4498
http://lebanon-history.org

Lee County Genealogical Society
111 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-6702
http://leecoilgen.org

Lemont Area Historical Society
Box 126, Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-2972
http://township.com/lemont/historical

LeRoy Historical Society
301 E. Cedar, LeRoy, IL 61752

Lewis and Clark Genealogical Society
Box 485, Godfrey, IL 62035

Lexington Genealogical and Historical Society
318 W. Main St., Lexington, IL 61753
(309) 365-4591
http://lexingtonillinois.org/fort

Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society
413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-2330

Litchfield Carnegie Library
400 N. State St., Litchfield, IL 62056
(217) 324-3866
http://litchfieldpubliclibrary.org

Lithuanian American Genealogical Society
c/o Balzekas Museum, 6500 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 582-6500
http://balzekasmuseum.org

Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
114 N. Chicago St., Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-3200
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~illcghs

Lombard Historical Society
23 W. Maple St., Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 629-1885
http://lombardhistory.org

Long Grove Historical Society
348 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, IL 60047
(847) 634-6155
http://longgrovehistory.com

Lyndon Historical Society
405 First St., Lyndon, IL 61261

Lyons Public Library
4209 Joliet Ave., Lyons, IL 60534
(708) 447-3577
http://lyonslibrary.org

Macon County Historical Society
5580 N. Fork Rd., Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 422-4919
http://mchsdecatur.org

Macoupin County Genealogical Society
Box 95, Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3852
http://macoupinctygenealogy.org/mcgs/index.html

Macoupin County Historical Society
Box 432, Carlinville, IL 62626
(217) 854-8916
http://macsociety.org

Madison County Genealogical Society
Box 631, Edwardsville, IL 62025
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmadcgs

Madison County Historical Museum
715 N. Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 656-7562
http://madisoncountymuseum.org

Manhattan Township Historical Society
240 Whitson, Manhattan, IL 60442
(815) 478-3374

Manito Historical Society
Box 304, Manito, IL 61546
(309) 968-6416

Marion County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 342, Salem, IL 62881
http://marioncountyil.angelfire.com/iMarionCoGenHistSociety.html

Marissa Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 245, Marissa, IL 62257
http://marissahgs.org

Marshall County Historical Society
314 Fifth St., Lacon, IL 61540
(309) 246-2349
http://il-mchs.org

Mascoutah Historical Society
306 W. Main St., Mascoutah, IL 62258
(618) 566-9774
http://mascoutahheritagemuseum.org/society.htm

Mason County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 446, Havana, IL 62644
http://havana.lib.il.us/community/mcghs.html

Massac County Genealogical Society
Box 1043, Metropolis, IL 62960
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmcgs

Massac County Historical Society
Box 1245, Brookport, IL 62910
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmcgs

Matteson Historical Society
813 School Ave., Matteson, IL 60443
(708) 748-3033

Mattoon Public Library
1600 Charleston Ave., Box 809, Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-2621
http://mattoonlibrary.org

McDonough County Genealogical Society
Box 202, Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 255-5161
http://mcdcgs.com

McHenry County Historical Society
6422 Main St., Box 434, Union, IL 60180
(815) 923-2267
http://mchsonline.org

McHenry County Genealogical Society
Box 184, Crystal Lake, IL 60039
http://mcigs.org

McLean County Genealogical Society
Box 488, Normal, IL 61761
http://mcgs.org

McLean County Genealogical Society
c/o McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428 ext. 28
http://mchistory.org

Melrose Park Historical Society
Box 1453, Melrose Park, IL 60161

Menard County Historical Society
125 S. Seventh St., Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 632-7363

Mercer County Historical Society
c/o Essley-Noble Museum, 1406 SE Second Ave., Aledo, IL 61231
(309) 582-2280
http://aledomainstreet.com

Meredosia Area Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 304, Meredosia, IL 62265

Metropolis Public Library
317 Metropolis St., Metropolis, IL 62960
(618) 524-4312
http://metropolis.lib.il.us

Monroe County Genealogical Society
Box 381, Columbia, IL 62236
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmcghs

Montgomery County Genealogical Society
Box 212, Litchfield, IL 62056
http://mcgsil.com

Morgan County Historical Society
Box 1033, Jacksonville, IL 62651
(217) 245-5390

Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Special Collections Research Center, 605 Agriculture Dr., Mailcode 6632, Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-2516
http://lib.siu.edu/spcol

Moultrie County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 588, Sullivan, IL 61951
(217) 728-4085
http://354.com/bethany/genealogy.htm

Mount Prospect Historical Society
101 S. Maple, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 392-9006
http://mtphistory.org

Mount Pulaski Township Historical Society
104 E. Cooke St., Mount Pulaski, IL 62548
(217) 792-3719
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmpths

Mount Vernon Genealogical Society
101 S. Seventh, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 242-6322

Mulkeytown Area Historical Society
7570 Mulkeytown Rd., Mulkeytown IL 62865
(618) 724-1156

National Archives Records Administration, Great Lakes Region
7358 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 948-9019
http://archives.gov/great-lakes

Nauvoo Historical Society
1380 Mulholland St., Box 69, Nauvoo, IL 62354
(217) 453-2528
http://nauvoohistoricalsociety.org

Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 943-9090
http://www.newberry.org

Newport Township Historical Society
Box 98, Wadsworth, IL 60083

North Central Illinois Genealogical Society
Box 4635, Rockford, IL 61110
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilwinneb/ncengen.htm

North Suburban Genealogical Society
c/o Winnetka Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-7220

Northbrook Historical Society
1776 Walter’s Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-3404
http://northbrookhistory.org

Northeastern Illinois University, Ronald Williams Library
5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 442-4400
http://library.neiu.edu

Northern Illinois Chapter, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
847 S. Home Ave., Oak Park, IL 60304
http://ahsgr.org/northern_illinois_chapter.htm

Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists
Box AC, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
http://eresamcmillin.com

Norwood Park Historical Society
5624 N. Newark Ave., Chicago, IL 60631
(312) 631-4633
http://norwoodparkhistoricalsociety.org

Oak Lawn Historical Society
4332 W. 109th St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 425-3424

Odell Prairie Trails Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 82, Odell, IL 60460
(815) 998-2324

O’Fallon Historical Society
101 W. State St., Box 344, O’Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 624-8409
http://www.ofallon.com/apex/museum.shtml

Ogle County Genealogical Society
Box 251, Oregon, IL 61061
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilogle

Ogle County Historical Society
111 N. Sixth St., Box 183, Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-7545
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilogle/historical.htm

Oglesby Historical Society
100 Oak St., Oglesby, IL 61348

Old Six Mile Historical Society
3279 Maryville Road, Box 483, Granite City, IL 62040

Orland Historical Society
Box 324, Orland Park, IL 60543
(708) 349-0065
http://orlandhistory.org

Ostfriesian Heritage Society of East Central Illinois
3154 CR 2000E, Rantoul, IL 61866
(217) 892-4776

Oswego Roots Genealogical Society
Box 726, Oswego, IL 60543

Palatine Historical Society
Box 134, Palatine, IL 60078
(847) 991-6460
http://palatine.il.us

Palatines to America, Illinois Chapter
Box 3884, Quincy, IL 62305
http://palam.org/chapters.php?chapter=2

Palestine Historical Society
413 S. Lincoln, Palestine, IL 62451

Palos Historical Society
12021 S.93rd Ave.., Palos Park, IL 60464
(708) 361-3118

Park Forest Historical Society
400 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 748-3731
http://lincolnnet.net/users/lrpfhs

Park Ridge Historical Society and Museum
41 Prairie, Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 696-1973

Peoria County Genealogical Society
Box 1489, Peoria, IL 61655
http://usgennet.org/usa/il/county/peoria1

Peoria Historical Society and Museum
611 SW Washington St., Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 674-1921
http://peoriahistoricalsociety.org

Peoria Public Library
107 NE Monroe St., Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 497-2000
http://peoriapubliclibrary.org

Perry County Historical Society
108 W. Jackson St., Pickneyville, IL 62274
http://perrycountyillinois.net

Piatt County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 111, Monticello, IL 61856
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilpchgs

Pike and Calhoun Counties Genealogical Society
Box 104, Pleasant Hill, IL 62366
(217) 734-2221

Pike County Historical Society and Museum
Box 44, Pittsfield, IL 62363
(217) 285-4618

Polish Genealogical Society and Museum of America
984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 384-3352
http://pgsa.org

Pontiac Public Library
211 E. Madison, Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-7229
http://pontiacpubliclibrary.org

Pope County Historical Society
Box 837, Golconda, IL 62938
http://pope.ilgenweb.net/pchs.htm

Putnam County Historical Society
Box 74, Hennepin, IL 61327
(815) 925-7560
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilpchs

Randolph County Genealogical Society
Box 328, Chester, IL 62233
(618) 826-3807
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilrcgs

Ravenswood-Lakeview Historical Association
c/o Conrad Sulzer Regional Library
4455 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
(312) 744-7616
http://ravenswoodlakeview.com/2006/02/index.html

Richland County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 202, Olney, IL 62450
(618) 869-2425

Ridge Historical Society
10621 S. Seeley Ave., Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 881-1675
http://ridgehistoricalsociety.org

Riverside Historical Commission and Museum
27 Riverside Rd., Riverside Village, IL 60546
(630) 447-2700
http://riversidemuseum.net

Rock Island County Historical Society
822 Eleventh Ave., Moline, IL 61265
(309) 764-8590
http://richs.cc

Rockford Historical Society
Box 4387, Rockford, IL 61101

Rockford Public Library
215 N. Wyman St., Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 965-7606
http://rockfordpubliclibrary.org

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society
7344 N. Western, Chicago, IL 60645
(773) 764-4078
http://rpwrhs.org

Roselle Public Library
40 S. Park St., Roselle, IL 60172
(630) 529-1641
http://roselle.lib.il.us

Rossville Historical Museum
108 W. Attica St., Rossville, Il 60933
(217) 748-4080
http://rossvilleshops.com/society.html

Saint Charles Heritage Center
215 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-6967
http://stcmuseum.org

Saint Clair County Genealogical Society
Box 431, Belleville, IL 62222
http://stclair-ilgs.org/stchome.htm

Saint Clair County Historical Society
701 E. Washington St., Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 234-0600
http://stcchs.org

Saline County Genealogical Society
Box 4, Harrisburg, IL 62946
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilsaline

Sangamon County Genealogical Society
Box 1829, Springfield, IL 62705
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilscgs2

Sangamon County Historical Society
308 E. Adams St., Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 522-2500
http://sancohis.org

Schuyler-Brown County Genealogical Society
200 S. Congress, Ruchville, IL 62681

Shelby County Illinois Historical and Genealogical Society
151 S. Washington, Box 286, Shelbyville, IL 62565
(217) 774 2260
http://shelbycounty-il.com/historicalandgenealogicalsociety.htm

Skokie Historical Society
8031 Floral Ave., Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-1888
http://skokiehistory.info

Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois
Box 350, Kenilworth, IL 60043
(857) 251-1400
http://m-mpartners.com/ilscw

South Holland Historical Society
Box 48, South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 596-2722
http://southholland.org

South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society
3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
(708) 335-3340
http://ssghs.org

Stark County Genealogical Society
Box 83, Toulon, IL 61483
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilscgs

Staunton Public Library
306 W. Main St., Staunton, IL 62088
(618) 635-3852
http://stauntonil.com

Stephenson County Genealogical Society
Box 514, Freeport, IL 61032
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilstephe/HISTORYandMUSEUMS/GenSociety.html

Stephenson County Historical Society
1440 S. Carroll Ave., Freeport, IL 61032
(800) 369-2955
http://stephcohs.org

Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society and Museum
Box 65, Sterling, IL 61081
(815) 622-6215
http://svonline.net/~srfhs

Streatorland Historical Society
306 S. Vermillion St., Streator, IL 61364
(815) 672-2443

Swedish-American Historical Society
3225 W. Foster Ave., Box 48, Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 583-5722
http://swedishamericanhist.org

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College, 3520 Seventh Ave., Rock Island, Il 61201
(309) 794-7204
http://www.augustana.edu/x13856.xml

Sycamore Public Library
103 E. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 895-2500
http://sycamorelibrary.org

Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society
Box 312, Pekin, IL 61555
(309) 477-3044
http://tcghs.org

Thorton Township Historical Society
154 E. 154th St., Harvey, IL 60426
(708) 331-4247

Three Rivers Public Library District, Minooka Branch
109 N. Wabena, Minooka, IL 60447
(815) 467-1600
http://three-rivers-library.org

Tinely Moraine Genealogists
Box 521, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 532-6594
http://tmgenealogists.org

Tinley Park Historical Society
Box 325, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-4210

Tri-County Genealogical Society
Box 355, Augusta, IL 62311

Union County Genealogical and Historical Research Committee
101 E. First St., Box 92, Versailles, IL 62378
(217) 225-9094

University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, MS BRK 140, Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 206-6520
http://uis.edu/archives

Urbana Free Library Archives
210 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 367-4057
http://urbanafreelibrary.org

Vandalia Historical Society
307 N. Sixth, Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-0024

Vermilion County Museum
116 N. Gilbert, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 442-2922
http://vermilioncountymuseum.org

Versailles Area Genealogical and Historical Society
113 W. First St., IL 62378
(217) 225-3401
http://vaghs.tripod.com

Villa Park Historical Society Museum
220 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 941-0223
http://vphistoricalsociety.com

Village of Thornton Historical Society
114 N. Hunter St., Thorton, IL 60476
(708) 877-6569
http://thornton60476.com

Vogel Genealogical Research Library
305 First St., Box 132, Holcomb, IL 61043
(815) 393-4110

Wabash County Historical Society
Box 911, Mount Carmel, IL 62863
http://wabashmuseum.org

Warren County Genealogical Society
Box 761, Monmouth, IL 61462
(309) 734-2763
http://usgennet.org/usa/il/county/warren

Warren County Historical Society
RR 2, Avon, IL, 61415
(309) 465-3361
http://warrencountyhistoricalsociety.net

Warren County Library
60-62 Public Square, Monmouth, IL 61462
(309) 734-3166
http://www.wcplibrary.org

Warsaw Historical Society and Museum
401 Main St., Warsaw, IL 62379

Washington County Genealogical Society
Rt. 1, Nashville, IL 62263

Wauconda Township Historical Society
711 N. Main St., Box 256, Wauconda, IL 60084
(847) 526-9303
http://waucondaarea.info/Wauconda_Township_Historical_Society.htm

Waukegan Historical Society, J. L. Raymond Memorial Research Library
1911 N. Sheridan Rd., Box 857, Waukegan, IL 60087
(847) 360-4772
http://waukeganhistorical.org

Waverly Genealogical and Historical Society
359 E. Tremont St., Waverly, IL 62692
(217) 435-4961
http://waverly.lib.il.us/community/genealogy.html

West Chicago Historical Society, Kruse House Museum
527 Main St., Box 246, West Chicago, IL 60186
(630) 231-2329

Western Illinois University Library, Illinois Regional Archives Depository
1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 298-2716
http://wiu.edu/users/milibo/wiu/units/archives/irad

Westmont Historical Society
W.L. Gregg Museum
117 S. Linden, Westmont, IL 60559

Wheaton Public Library
225 N. Cross St., Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 668-1374
http://wheatonlibrary.org

Wheeling Historical Society
Box 3, Wheeling, IL 60090
(847 ) 537-3119
http://wheelinghistoricalsociety.com

White County Historical Society
Box 121, Carmi, IL 62821
(618) 382-8425
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilwcohs

Will County Historical Society
803 S. State St., Lockport, IL 60441
(815) 838-5080
http://willcountyhistory.org

Will-Grundy Counties Genealogical Society
Box 24, Wilmington, IL 60481
http://wggs.org

Williamson County Historical Society
105 S. Van Buren St., Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-5863
http://thewchs.com

Wilmette Historical Museum and Society
609 Ridge Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 853-7666
http://wilmettehistory.org

Winfield Historical Society
Box 315, Winfield, IL 60190
(630) 653-1489

Winnebago and Boone Counties Genealogical Society
Box 10166, Rockford, IL 61131
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilwinneb/winbngen.htm

Winnetka Historical Society
Box 365, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 501-6025
http://winnetkahistory.org

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library
768 Oak St., Winnetka, IL 60093, (847) 446-7220, http://wpld.alibrary.com

Withers Public Library
202 E. Washington, Bloomington, IL 61701

Woodford County Historical Society
112 N. Main St., Eureka, IL 61530
(309) 467-4525
http://eureka.lib.il.us/community/wchs

Wyanet Historical Society
109 E. Main St., Box 169, Wyanet, IL 61379
(815) 699-2531

Zion Genealogical Society
c/o Zion Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion, IL 60099
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilzgs

Zion Historical Society
1300 Shiloh Blvd., Zion, IL 60099
(847) 746-2427
http://zionhs.com


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