Rossville Historical Society in Rossville, Illinois

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Rossville Historical Society Details

Address and Phone Number for Rossville Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West Attica Street, Rossville IL.

Rossville Historical Society
108 West Attica Street
Rossville, Illinois, 60963

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About the Rossville Historical Society

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

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

Local Rossville History

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

Contact the Rossville Historical Society

You may contact the Rossville Historical Society by calling 217-748-4080, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rossville Historical Society, 108 West Attica Street, Rossville, Illinois, 60963.