Please note our new web page address is:
You may have been forwarded here from our previous address.
Hinckley Historical Society's museum is located at 145 E. Lincoln Hwy., Hinckley, IL.
Open Saturdays 10:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m..
Postal mail to Hinckley Historical Society, PO Box 486, Hinckley, IL 60520, USA
FREE Printable 2013 HHS events calendar
A printable single page calendar of HHS 2013 events. is available. This calendar features a view of Downtown Hinckley looking west from Maple St. c. 1908 - from an original hand colored post card. You need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this file. You may download Adobe Reader from this website http://get.adobe.com/reader/
Your help will be appreciated
We are looking to expand the information we currently have and need your help. If you posses any Hinckley related pictures (family, homes, businesses, farms), news articles, or items that you would be willing to share call Dolores Bastian at 815-286-7270. We would like to enhance the information we have on early life in Hinckley and we are sure there are family members and friends have a treasure of family information, memories, and stories that would ehance our resources.
DeKalb County Community Foundation grant received
On Sunday, December 4, 2011, the Hinckley Historical Society received a grant check of $1600
from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Shown below from left to right,
Mary Pritchard, DeKalb County Community Foundation Board member, presented the check to
Dolores Bastian, Hinckley Historical Society Museum Curator, and Cindee Johnson, HHS Secretary.
The presentation was done at the
Hinckley First United Methodist Church where all three women are members.