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March 5, 2006 - New Link Added

January 24, 2006-Link to McLean County Genealogical Society Added

January 13, 2006-Website Design and Organization Updates

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Genealogical, Historical Society & Museums of Stephenson County

Stephenson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 514
Freeport, IL 61032-0514

They are located at:
Freeport Public Library
100 E. Douglas Street
Frances Woodhouse Local History Room
Freeport, IL 61032

Mailing address:
Stephenson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 514
Freeport, IL 61032-0514

Hours for the Frances Woodhouse Local History Room:
Monday thru Saturday - 9 am to 12 - 1 to 4:45 pm

Membership dues are $8.00 annually, payable by January 1st. of each year.
Please send SASE with membership so they can mail your membership card.
The Society has a vast amount of information to help in your search.

McLean County Genealogical Society

Cedarville Historical Museum
Cherry Street
Cedarville, IL
Hours: March thru October; Saturday & Sunday 1 - 4 pm.

Fever River Railroad (Modal Railroad)
600 Fever River Place
Freeport, IL
Open House: October 24 & 25, 10 am - 4 pm
Admission fee

Freeport Art Center
121 North Harlem
Freeport, IL
Tuesday; Noon - 7 pm.
Wednesday thru Sunday; Noon - 5 pm
Admission fee

German Valley Historical Museum
805 Church St.
German Valley, IL
May - September; Saturday and Sunday; selected days 1-4 pm or by appointment

Lena Area Historical Museum
427 W. Grove St.
Lena, IL
May thru September or by appointment

Pearl City Historical Organization
Local history display at the Pearl City Public Library
Pearl City, IL
Monday 2 - 5 pm; Tuesday and Wednesday 3 - 9 pm; Friday 3-9 pm; Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

Silver Creek Museum & Silver Creek - Stephenson Railroad
2954 S. Walnut Rd.
Freeport, IL
Days open with train running
May 24 & 25; 11 am to 5 pm
June 13 & 14; 11 am to 5 pm
July 4th; 24th & 25th; 11 am to 5 pm; 11 am to 5 pm
September 7th; 11 am to 5 pm
Admission fee

Stephenson County Historical Museum
1440 S. Carroll Ave.
Freeport, IL
Phone: 815/232-8419
Summer hours: Wednesday thru Sunday, Noon to 4 pm
Admission fee


Website Last Updated August 8, 2006

Stephenson County Coordinator: Available for Adoption

 Former County Coordinators: 2003-2005, Deb Haines; 2001-2003, Katherine K. Hebenstreit; 1996-2000, Julie Wirgau.

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