Olympia Fields Historical Society

Find Olympia Fields Illinois historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Homewood Historical Society 2035 183rd Street Homewood IL 60430 2.7 miles from Olympia Fields 708-799-1896


Thornton Village of Historical Society 114 North Hunter Street Thornton IL 60476 5.3 miles from Olympia Fields 708-877-6569

Tinley Park Historical Society 6727 174th Street Tinley Park IL 60477 5.9 miles from Olympia Fields 708-429-4210

Thornton Township Historical Society 154 East 154th Street Harvey IL 60426 6.5 miles from Olympia Fields 708-596-2000

South Holland Historical Society 16250 Wausau Avenue South Holland IL 60473 6.8 miles from Olympia Fields 708-596-2722

Midlothian Historical Society 14609 Springfield Avenue Midlothian IL 60445 7.4 miles from Olympia Fields 708-389-0055

Lansing Historical Society 2750 Indiana Avenue Lansing IL 60438 8.0 miles from Olympia Fields 708-474-6160

Riverdale Historical Society 208 West 144th Street Riverdale IL 60827 8.4 miles from Olympia Fields 708-841-3311

Frankfort Area Illinois Historical Society 132 Kansas Street Frankfort IL 60423 8.5 miles from Olympia Fields 815-469-6541

Dolton Historical Society 644 Sheridan Avenue Dolton IL 60419 9.0 miles from Olympia Fields 708-201-3310

Blue Island Historical Society 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island IL 60406 9.3 miles from Olympia Fields 708-371-8546

Blue Island Illinois Historical Society 2433 York Street Blue Island IL 60406 9.3 miles from Olympia Fields 708-388-1078

Calumet City Historical Society 760 Wentworth Avenue Calumet IL 60409 10.5 miles from Olympia Fields 708-832-9390

Orland Historical Society West 144th Place Orland Park IL 60462 11.3 miles from Olympia Fields 708-349-0065

Highland Indiana Historical Society 2611 Highway Avenue Highland IN 46322 11.9 miles from Olympia Fields 828-787-1050

Ridge Historical Society 10621 South Seeley Avenue Chicago IL 60643 12.4 miles from Olympia Fields 773-881-1675

Palos Historical Society 12332 South Forest Glen Boulevard Palos Park IL 60464 12.5 miles from Olympia Fields 708-361-3118

Hessville Historical Society 7205 Kennedy Avenue Hammond IN 46323 12.6 miles from Olympia Fields 219-931-7559

Bronzeville Black Chicagoan Historical Society 11111 South Forrestville Avenue Chicago IL 60628 12.6 miles from Olympia Fields 773-291-9115

Griffith Historical Society 201 South Broad Street Griffith IN 46319 13.7 miles from Olympia Fields 219-924-9701

Historical Societies Near Me

About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.