Rock Island County Historical Society

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Rock Island County Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Rock Island County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 11th Avenue, Moline IL.

Name
Rock Island County Historical Society
Address
822 11th Avenue
Moline, Illinois, 61265
Phone
309-764-8590
Fax
717-762-7882
Hours
Wed-Sat 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

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About the Rock Island County Historical Society

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

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

Local Moline History

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

Contact the Rock Island County Historical Society

You may contact the Rock Island County Historical Society by calling 309-764-8590, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rock Island County Historical Society, 822 11th Avenue, Moline, Illinois, 61265.