Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, University
Through the exhibits, we share with you our past and present so that you too may discover the people, places and events that influenced our ancestors and continue to shape our destiny.
Rock Island, Illinois
Culture, History, Military
Goal of the Camp Grant Museum is to educate the young and to keep the history of men and women who lived, worked and defended our country during the Camp's existence for future generations to remember.
Friends of Camp Grant meet every other month staring in January, third Thursday. Our purpose is to enjoy the comraderie of sharing our interest and knowledge with a whole group of people who wish to preserve the memory of Camp Grant.
Night of odd months.
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Located in Wheaton, Ill., this sprawling, 500-acre park is where families wander through nature, get lost in history, play golf at an award-winning course, attend a big band concert, tag monarch butterflies, make a snow globe, take classes, introduce children to the age-old custom of afternoon tea, attend a wide variety of special programs and events --in short, spend quality time together.
Historical Society, Military
Art, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Three Museums in 100-year-old buildings in the National Registry of Historic Places - The three represent Local, Military, and Railroading History on the Historic National Road in Greenup, IL. The local genealogy library resides in the Historic Johnson Building where artifacts of local history are displayed. The Greenup Depot houses model railroads and historical artifacts and photos.
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Edgar County Genealogy Library (ECGL) is home to an extensive collection of materials about genealogy and history of Edgar County, Illinois. Located in the Edgar County Historical Complex annex, it is an offspring of both the Edgar County Historical and Genealogical Societies. The Library is staffed by Genealogical Society volunteers to assist with your research. A. Joyce Brown and Linda Cary are co-directors.
History, Library, Military, Specialized
The First Division Museum presents the history of the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, "The Big Red One," within the broader context of modern American military history using contemporary, interactive exhibits. The main exhibit hall covers the division's history beginning in World War I up through its fight in the Gulf War.
Archaeology, History, Military, Park
Children's, History, Military
Church, Historical Society, Military
Museum opoened in 1988.
Great Lakes, Illinois
Culture, General, History, Military, Specialized
As an official Department of the Navy Museum, the Great Lakes Naval Museum's mission is to select, collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy's only "boot camp" at the Naval Training Station/Center at Great Lakes, Illinois.
General, History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum, a place where even the building is historic, and where the single visitor is given a personal tour by a knowledgeable volunteer. This museum deserves a visit by anyone claiming to be an aviation enthusiast, much less an historian. The airport, originally opened in 1929 as the Curtiss-Steinberg Airport, was founded in part by the Curtiss-Wright Company.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Specialized
Not-for-profit institution that accurately conveys historical information through lively tours, rare artifacts and antiques, and original 1866 farm setting.
Archaeology, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park
Our three-acre site of the Jersey County Historical Society includes the historic Cheney Mansion, Lone Star School, McAdams Log Cabin and Union Forest Church and our genealogy research center.
Cemetery, History, Library, Military
The museum was started in 1985 with one room and has grown to five rooms full of local history, and surrounding area. Cemetery records for all cemeteries in Mercer County. Microfilm viewer and printer with newspapers dating back to 1857. Lots of Civil War information. Will help with genealogy.