Street Address
10 Montrose Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446
Mailing Address
10 Montrose Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446
phone: 815-886-0273
e-mail: nancy.reader@sbcglobal.net
Hours
Monday9 AM - 12 PM
other times by appointment
Admissions
free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Nancy Hackett, President
phone: 815-886-0273

Description

The Romeoville Area Historical Society collects and displays information and artifacts from Romeoville, Bolinbroook and rural DuPage Township, specializing in the early farming community, one-room schools, the first 45/15 all-year school district and Hampton Park where houses were "built in a day".

History

The Society was begun in 1980, opened as a museum in 1987, was incorporated into the Fountaindale Library in 2004, separated in July 2010.

Romeoville Historical Society became Fountaindale Historical Society in 2003, and is now Romeoville Area Historical Society, since August 2010

Artifacts Collections

Household and farming equipment and tools.

Research Collections

Information on early residents in the area in various formats.

Educational Programs

Tours for local school classes.

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    We publish Now 'n Then, a quarterly newsletter for our members. Romeoville, by Gladys Hrpcha $15 plus shipping. One-room schools and Valley View School District, by Dorothy Hassert $15 plus shipping The Spangler House $5 plus shipping

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible