LIBRARIES AND HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

 

The Henry County Genealogical Society

The HCGS was founded on January 24, 1983 . Meetings are held on the second floor of the Kewanee Public Library at 102 S. Tremont Street on the 4th Monday of every month, except December. Summer meeting time is, 4pm from May-September. Winter meeting time is 6:30pm October-April. There is no meeting in December.

The Society also houses its research information at the Kewanee Public Library in its own room on the lower level. All materials there are available to the public. The genealogy area is equipped with a computer, printer and diskettes of genealogical material available to both member and non-member for use on site. They have alot of information there.

Address:

Henry County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 346 Kewanee, IL. 61443

Link: Here

 

The Galva Historical Society...
The Historical Society was founded in April, 1987. The goal of the society is to preserve Galva History. The Wiley House Museum was bought in December of 1987. The house is the home of one of Galva's founders, William Wiley.

In 1996 an addition was built in memory of George Swank, Galva's Historian and one of the founders of the Galva Historical Society. The addition is a military room. The museum contains many artifacts from Galva.

Membership categories:

Individual: $10.00

Family: $15.00

Sponsor: $25.00

Patron: $50.00

Benefactor: $100.00 or more

Write to Galva Historical Society

Christy Perkins, Treas.

P.O. Box 24

Galva, Ill 61434

 

Henry County Historical Society

P.O. Box 48

Bishop Hill, IL 61419

309-927-3528

 

Atkinson Historical Society
402 N. State Street
PO Box 238
Atkinson, IL 61235
e-mail atktwp@geneseo.net

 

Cambridge Public Library

212 Center Street

Cambridge, IL 61238

309-937-2233

 

Geneseo Public Library

218 State Street

Geneseo, IL

309-944-6452

email: gpld@geneseo.lib.il.us

Site: http://geneseo.lib.il.us/

 

Link to Geneseo Genealogy Hand Outs. It has a lot of great information and links!!

http://www.geneseo.lib.il.us/GeneGenNews.htm

 

Clover Public Township District(Woodhull)

Website Here

 

Annawan-Alba Township Library

320 W. Front Street

Annawan, Il 61234

309-935-6483

 

Twin Rivers District Public Library

911 1st Street

Colona, Il 61241

309-792-0548

 

Atkinson Public Library

119 W. Main

Atkinson, Ill 61235

309-936-7606

 

Cambridge Public Library

212 W. Center Street

Cambridge, Il 61238

309-937-2233

 

Kewanee Public Library

102 S. Trent Street

Kewanee, Il 61443

309-852-4505

Website Here

 

 

Funeral Homes

PETERSON WALLIN KNOX FUNERAL HOME
111 S 1st ST
ALPHA , IL 61413
Phone: 309-629-5271


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES
401 W FRONT
ANNAWAN , IL 61234
Phone: 309-935-6798


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES
109 E MAIN
ATKINSON , IL 61235
Phone: 309-936-7206


VANDEMORE FUNERAL HOME
214 S STATE ST
ATKINSON IL  61235-9787
Phone: 309-936-1100


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES
212 E COURT ST
CAMBRIDGE , IL 61238-1305
Phone: 309-937-3395


FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE
213 E 1ST
COLONA , IL 61241
Phone: 309-792-1633
(formerly listed as FAIRMAN MORTUARY)


RUX FUNERAL HOME LTD
313 MARKET ST
GALVA , IL 61434-1768
Phone: 309-932-2400


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES
117 E DIVISION ST
GALVA IL  61434-1783
Phone: 309-932-3045


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES
405 W 1st St
GENESEO , IL 61254-2030
Phone: 309-944-4648


STACKHOUSE MOORE FUNERAL HOMES-MYERS CHAPEL
225 E. PARK ST
GENESEO , IL 61254-2030
Phone: 309-944-4648


WRIGHT CHAPEL
405 W 1st St
Geneseo , IL 61254-1307
Phone: 309-944-4648


SCHUENEMAN-TUMBLESON  FUNERAL HOME
219 E 2ND ST
KEWANEE , IL 61443-2311
Phone: 309-852-2600
(Formerly Carpenter & Cavanaugh and  Cavanaugh & Schueneman)


RUX FUNERAL HOME PC
507 S CHESTNUT ST
KEWANEE , IL 61443-2805
Phone: 309-853-4100


KIRK HUGGINS & ESTERDAHL FUNERAL HOME
1301 4TH ST
ORION , IL 61273-9664
Phone: 309-526-3325


WALLIN KNOX PETERSON FUNERAL HOME
535 N DIVISION
WOODHULL , IL 61490
Phone: 309-334-2332

 


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