Streatorland Historical Society in Streator, Illinois

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Streatorland Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Streatorland Historical Society, a Historical Society, at South Vermillion Street, Streator IL.

Streatorland Historical Society
306 South Vermillion Street
Streator, Illinois, 61364
Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM

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About the Streatorland Historical Society

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

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

Local Streator History

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

Contact the Streatorland Historical Society

You may contact the Streatorland Historical Society by calling 815-672-2443, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Streatorland Historical Society, 306 South Vermillion Street, Streator, Illinois, 61364.