Long Grove Historical Society in Long Grove, Illinois

Popularity:#2 of 16 Historical Societies in Lake County#10 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#101 in Historical Societies

Long Grove Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Long Grove Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Old McHenry Road, Long Grove IL.

Name
Long Grove Historical Society
Address
348 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, Illinois, 60047
Phone
847-634-6155

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About the Long Grove Historical Society

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

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

Local Long Grove History

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

Contact the Long Grove Historical Society

You may contact the Long Grove Historical Society by calling 847-634-6155, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Long Grove Historical Society, 348 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, Illinois, 60047.