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Illinois
Utica
LaSalle County Historical Society
Mill & Canal Street
PO Box 278
Utica IL 61373
Phone 815 667-4861
Web Site ******
Description local historical society in historic stone warehouse along canal
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Commercial

Watseka
Old Court House Museum
103 West Cherry St
Watseka IL 60970
Phone 815 432-2215
Web Site http://www.bdrak.com/ichs/museum.html
E-mail mailto:ichs@capstonebank.com
Description period rooms of back porch, Victorian parlor, general store, post office: jail, performance space in former courtroom
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Era 1866
Owner/Operator: Iroquois County Historical Society

Illinois
Wauconda
Lake County Discovery Museum IL
Route 176 & Fairfield Road
Wauconda IL 60084
Phone 847 968-3400
Web Site http://www.lakecountydiscoverymuseum.org/
Description Vortex Roller Coaster theatre, huge collection of postcards from former Chicago postcard printer , children's see and touch
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection N-Z Postcards
New or Updated: 03/31/2003

West Chicago
West Chicago City Museum
132 Main Street
West Chicago IL 60185
Phone 630 231-3376
Web Site http://www.westchicago.org/
Description local history with emphasis on railroading past
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type City Hall
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
Era 1884

  Illinois
 
West Frankfort
 
Frankfort Area Historical Museum
 
2000 E St Louis Street
 
West Frankfort  IL  62896    
 
Phone  618 932-6159
 
Web Site  http://www.rendlake.com/pages/local/historical.htm-franklin
 
Description  early Franklin County history with a mural portraying 1802-1976, in former                         school
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
New or Updated:  08/11/2003

  Western Springs
 
Tower Museum
 
916 Hillgrove Avenue
 
Western Springs  IL  60558    
 
Phone  708 246-9230
 
Web Site  http://www.wsprings.com/histor%7E1.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.fnblagrange.com/pages/pg_ws_tower.htm
 
Description  museum in 112 foot water tower, exhibits on floors 1&2, children's                         museum on 3, office & archives in Grand Avenue School
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Water Tower
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1892
 
Owner/Operator:  Western Springs Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  08/11/2003

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