Catlin Historical Society in Catlin, Illinois

Popularity:#5 of 7 Historical Societies in Vermilion County#115 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#2,045 in Historical Societies

Catlin Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Catlin Historical Society, a Historical Society, at North Paris Street, Catlin IL.

Catlin Historical Society
210 North Paris Street
Catlin, Illinois, 61817

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About the Catlin Historical Society

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

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

Local Catlin History

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

Contact the Catlin Historical Society

You may contact the Catlin Historical Society by calling 217-427-5766, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Catlin Historical Society, 210 North Paris Street, Catlin, Illinois, 61817.