Lebanon Illinois Historical Society in Lebanon, Illinois

Popularity:#2 of 6 Historical Societies in St. Clair County#104 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#1,803 in Historical Societies

Lebanon Illinois Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Lebanon Illinois Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West Saint Louis Street, Lebanon IL.

Name
Lebanon Illinois Historical Society
Address
309 West Saint Louis Street
Lebanon, Illinois, 62254
Phone
618-537-4498

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About the Lebanon Illinois Historical Society

The Lebanon Illinois Historical Society, located in Lebanon, IL, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Lebanon. 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 St. Clair 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:
  • Lebanon Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Lebanon public records
  • Lebanon historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Lebanon, IL
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Lebanon Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in St. Clair 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 Lebanon museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Lebanon.

Local Lebanon History

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

Contact the Lebanon Illinois Historical Society

You may contact the Lebanon Illinois Historical Society by calling 618-537-4498, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lebanon Illinois Historical Society, 309 West Saint Louis Street, Lebanon, Illinois, 62254.