Historical Societies in Cook County, Illinois

There are 62 Historical Societies in Cook County, Illinois, serving a population of 5,238,541 people in an area of 946 square miles. There is 1 Historical Society per 84,492 people, and 1 Historical Society per 15 square miles.

In Illinois, Cook County is ranked 60th of 102 counties in Historical Societies per capita, and 1st of 102 counties in Historical Societies per square mile.

List of Cook County Historical Societies

Find Cook County, Illinois historical societies.

Arlington Heights Historical Society 110 West Fremont Street Arlington Heights, IL

Berwyn Historical Society 1241 Oak Park Avenue Berwyn, IL

Blue Island Historical Society 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL

Blue Island Illinois Historical Society 2433 York Street Blue Island, IL

Bronzeville Black Chicagoan Historical Society 11111 South Forrestville Avenue Chicago, IL

Bronzeville Historical Society 636 East 35th Street Chicago, IL

Brookfield Illinois Historical Society 8820 Brookfield Avenue Brookfield, IL

Calumet City Historical Society 760 Wentworth Avenue Calumet, IL

Chicago African American Historical Society 4425 West Carroll Avenue Chicago, IL

Chicago Filipino American Historical Society 5462 South Dorchester Avenue Chicago, IL

Chicago Historical Society 1601 North Clark Street Chicago, IL

Chicago Jewish Historical Society 610 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL

Chicago Lawn Historical Society 6120 South Kedzie Avenue Chicago, IL

Des Plaines Historical Society 781 Pearson Street Des Plaines, IL

Dolton Historical Society 644 Sheridan Avenue Dolton, IL

East Side Historical Society 3658 East 106th Street Chicago, IL

Edgewater Historical Society 5358 North Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL

Elmwood Park Historical Society 2823 North 77th Avenue Elmwood Park, IL

Evanston Historical Society 225 Greenwood Street Evanston, IL

Flagg Creek Historical Society 7425 Wolf Road Burr Ridge, IL

Forest Park Historical Society 500 Hannah Avenue Forest Park, IL

Former Chicago Historical Society 632 North Dearborn Street Chicago, IL

Glencoe Historical Society 377 Park Avenue Glencoe, IL

Glenview Historical Society 1121 Waukegan Road Glenview, IL

Homewood Historical Society 2035 183rd Street Homewood, IL

Hyde Park Illinois Historical Society 5529 South Lake Park Avenue Chicago, IL

Irving Park Historical Society 3801 North Keeler Avenue Chicago, IL

Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society 415 Kenilworth Avenue Kenilworth, IL

La Grange Area Historical Society 444 South La Grange Road La Grange, IL

Lansing Historical Society 2750 Indiana Avenue Lansing, IL

Lemont Area Historical Society 306 Lemont Street Lemont, IL

Maywood Historical Society 202 South 2nd Avenue Maywood, IL

Midlothian Historical Society 14609 Springfield Avenue Midlothian, IL

Mount Prospect Historical Society 101 South Maple Street Mount Prospect, IL

Napoleonic Historical Society 6000 West Irving Park Road Chicago, IL

Niles Illinois Historical Society 8970 North Milwaukee Avenue Niles, IL

North and Pulaski Historical Society 4000 West Montrose Avenue Chicago, IL

Northbrook Historical Society 1776 Walters Avenue Northbrook, IL

Norwood Park Historical Society 5624 North Newark Avenue Chicago, IL

Oak Park & River Forest Historical Society 217 Home Avenue Oak Park, IL

Orland Historical Society West 144th Place Orland Park, IL

Palatine Historical Society 224 East Palatine Road Palatine, IL

Palos Historical Society 12332 South Forest Glen Boulevard Palos Park, IL

Park Ridge Historical Society 721 North Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, IL

Public Works Historical Society 1801 Maple Avenue Evanston, IL

Ridge Historical Society 10621 South Seeley Avenue Chicago, IL

Riverdale Historical Society 208 West 144th Street Riverdale, IL

Rogers Park Historical Society 7344 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL

Rogers Park West Ridge Historical Society 7363 North Greenview Avenue Chicago, IL

Rogers Park West Ridge Illinois Historical Society 1447 West Morse Avenue Chicago, IL

About Cook County Historical Societies

Cook County Historical Societies are local organizations and history museums dedicated to studying, preserving, and fostering an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on the local community's history in Cook County, IL. Historical Societies in Cook County encourage and engage in the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories. Many Historical Societies conduct research about local businesses and families, which they make accessible and available as public records and exhibits.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Cook County Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Cook County historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Cook County, Illinois
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering