Tinley Park Historical Society in Tinley Park, Illinois

Popularity:#33 of 62 Historical Societies in Cook County#137 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#2,330 in Historical Societies

Tinley Park Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Tinley Park Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 174th Street, Tinley Park IL.

Name
Tinley Park Historical Society
Address
6727 174th Street
Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477
Phone
708-429-4210
Fax
708-429-4651
Hours
Wed 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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About the Tinley Park Historical Society

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

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

Local Tinley Park History

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

Contact the Tinley Park Historical Society

You may contact the Tinley Park Historical Society by calling 708-429-4210, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Tinley Park Historical Society, 6727 174th Street, Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477.