Tiskilwa Historical Society in Tiskilwa, Illinois

Popularity:#1 of 3 Historical Societies in Bureau County#115 of 226 Historical Societies in Illinois#2,045 in Historical Societies

Tiskilwa Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Tiskilwa Historical Society, a Historical Society, at East Main Street, Tiskilwa IL.

Name
Tiskilwa Historical Society
Address
110 East Main Street
Tiskilwa, Illinois, 61368
Phone
815-646-4016
Hours
Sat 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

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About the Tiskilwa Historical Society

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

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

Local Tiskilwa History

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

Contact the Tiskilwa Historical Society

You may contact the Tiskilwa Historical Society by calling 815-646-4016, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Tiskilwa Historical Society, 110 East Main Street, Tiskilwa, Illinois, 61368.