Bond County Historical Society

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Bond County Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Bond County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West Winter Avenue, Greenville IL.

Name
Bond County Historical Society
Address
318 West Winter Avenue
Greenville, Illinois, 62246
Phone
618-664-1590

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About the Bond County Historical Society

The Bond County Historical Society, located in Greenville, IL, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Greenville. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Bond County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Greenville Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Greenville public records
  • Greenville historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Greenville, IL
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Greenville Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Bond County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Greenville museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Greenville.

Local Greenville History

In Greenville, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Greenville. In collaboration with Illinois Historical Societies, the Bond County Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Greenville history. These programs provide historical information about Greenville communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Bond County Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Bond County Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Illinois state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of IL historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Greenville Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Greenville schools.

Contact the Bond County Historical Society

You may contact the Bond County Historical Society by calling 618-664-1590, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Bond County Historical Society, 318 West Winter Avenue, Greenville, Illinois, 62246.