Wood Dale Historical Society in Wood Dale, Illinois

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Wood Dale Historical Society Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Wood Dale Historical Society, a Historical Society, at North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale IL.

Name
Wood Dale Historical Society
Address
850 North Wood Dale Road
Wood Dale, Illinois, 60191
Phone
630-595-8777
Hours
Sun 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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About the Wood Dale Historical Society

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

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

Local Wood Dale History

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

Contact the Wood Dale Historical Society

You may contact the Wood Dale Historical Society by calling 630-595-8777, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wood Dale Historical Society, 850 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, Illinois, 60191.