Dolton Historical Society in Dolton, Illinois

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Dolton Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Dolton Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Sheridan Avenue, Dolton IL.

Name
Dolton Historical Society
Address
644 Sheridan Avenue
Dolton, Illinois, 60419
Phone
708-201-3310

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About the Dolton Historical Society

The Dolton Historical Society, located in Dolton, IL, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Dolton. 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:
  • Dolton Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Dolton public records
  • Dolton historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Dolton, IL
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Dolton 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 Dolton museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Dolton.

Local Dolton History

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

Contact the Dolton Historical Society

You may contact the Dolton Historical Society by calling 708-201-3310, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Dolton Historical Society, 644 Sheridan Avenue, Dolton, Illinois, 60419.