Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society in Danville, Illinois

Popularity:#1 of 7 Historical Societies in Vermilion County#97 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#1,584 in Historical Societies

Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West North Street, Danville IL.

Name
Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society
Address
215 West North Street
Danville, Illinois, 61832
Phone
217-431-8733
Fax
505-351-4110

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About the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

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

Local Danville History

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

Contact the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

You may contact the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society by calling 217-431-8733, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society, 215 West North Street, Danville, Illinois, 61832.