Brookfield Illinois Historical Society in Brookfield, Illinois

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Brookfield Illinois Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Brookfield Illinois Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Brookfield Avenue, Brookfield IL.

Brookfield Illinois Historical Society
8820 Brookfield Avenue
Brookfield, Illinois, 60513

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About the Brookfield Illinois Historical Society

The Brookfield Illinois Historical Society, located in Brookfield, IL, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Brookfield. 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 Cook 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:
  • Brookfield Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Brookfield public records
  • Brookfield historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Brookfield, IL
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Brookfield Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Cook 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 Brookfield museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Brookfield.

Local Brookfield History

In Brookfield, 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 Brookfield. In collaboration with Illinois Historical Societies, the Brookfield Illinois 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 Brookfield history. These programs provide historical information about Brookfield communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Brookfield Illinois 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 Brookfield Illinois 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 Brookfield 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 Brookfield schools.

Contact the Brookfield Illinois Historical Society

You may contact the Brookfield Illinois Historical Society by calling 708-485-3420, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Brookfield Illinois Historical Society, 8820 Brookfield Avenue, Brookfield, Illinois, 60513.