Flagg Creek Historical Society in Burr Ridge, Illinois

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Flagg Creek Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Flagg Creek Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Wolf Road, Burr Ridge IL.

Flagg Creek Historical Society
7425 Wolf Road
Burr Ridge, Illinois, 60527

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About the Flagg Creek Historical Society

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

Local Burr Ridge History

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

Contact the Flagg Creek Historical Society

You may contact the Flagg Creek Historical Society by calling 630-662-6220, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Flagg Creek Historical Society, 7425 Wolf Road, Burr Ridge, Illinois, 60527.