Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society in Kenilworth, Illinois

Popularity:#38 of 62 Historical Societies in Cook County#151 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#2,619 in Historical Societies

Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth IL.

Name
Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society
Address
415 Kenilworth Avenue
Kenilworth, Illinois, 60043
Phone
847-251-2565
Hours
Mon 9:00 AM-4:30 PM; Thu 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

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About the Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society

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

Local Kenilworth History

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

Contact the Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society

You may contact the Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society by calling 847-251-2565, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kenilworth Illinois Historical Society, 415 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, Illinois, 60043.