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ABINGDON
Abingdon Historical Society, Abingdon

ALTAMONT
Dr. Charles M. Wright House, Altamont

AMBOY
Amboy Depot Museum, Amboy

ANTIOCH
Lakes Region Historical Society, Antioch

ARCOLA
Illinois Amish Interpretive Center, Arcola

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
Arlington Heights Historical Museum, Arlington

ATLANTA
Atlanta Library & Museum, Atlanta
J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum, Atlanta

AURORA
Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora
Blackberry Farm, Aurora
Chicagoland Historical Bus Museum, Aurora
Schingoethe Center for Native American Culture, Aurora

BARTLETT
Village of Bartlett Museums, Bartlett

BATAVIA
Batavia Depot Museum, Batavia

BEARDSTOWN
Old Lincoln Courtroom & Museum, Beardstown

BEECHER
Beecher Community Historical Society, Beecher

BELLEVILLE
Belleville Public Library, Belleville
Labor and Industry Museum, Belleville
St. Clair County Historical Society, Belleville
William & Florence Schmidt Art Center, Belleville

BELLFLOWER
Bellflower Genl & Historical Society, Bellflower

BELOIT
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit, WI

BELVIDERE
Boone County Historical Museum, Belvidere
Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition, Belvidere
Northern Illinois Tourism Development Office, Belvidere

BEMENT
Bryant Cottage State Historic Site, Bement

BERWYN
Berwyn Historical Society, Berwyn

BIGGSVILLE
Horse and Buggy Museum, Biggsville

BISHOP HILL
Bishop Hill Heritage Association, Bishop Hill
Bishop Hill State Historic Site, Bishop Hill

BLOOMINGDALE
Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale

BLOOMINGTON
Childrens Discovery Museum, Bloomington
David Davis Mansion St Hist Site, Bloomington
McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington
McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington
Old House Society, Bloomington

BLUE ISLAND
Blue Island Historical Society, Blue Island

BOURBONNAIS
Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society, Bourbonnais
Exploration Station...a children's museum, Bourbonnais

BRIMFIELD
Jubilee College State Historic Site, Brimfield

BROOKFIELD
Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield

BUFFALO GROVE
Raupp Memorial Museum, Buffalo Grove

BURR RIDGE
Flagg Creek Heritage Society, Burr Ridge

BUSHNELL
Bushnell Historical Society, Bushnell

BYRON
Byron Museum of History, Byron

CAHOKIA
Cahokia Courthouse State Historic Site, Cahokia
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Cahokia
Greater St. Louis Area Air & Space Museum, Cahokia
Jarrot Mansion Project, Inc, Cahokia

CAIRO
Custom House, Cairo

CALUMET CITY
Calumet City Historical Society, Calumet City

CARBONDALE
The Science Center, Carbondale
University Museum (SIU-C), Carbondale

CARMI
Southern Illinois Association of Museums, Carmi
White County Historical Society, Carmi

CARROLTON
Greene County Historical & Genl. Society, Carrolton

CARTERVILLE
John A. Logan College Museum, Carterville

CARTHAGE
Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum, Carthage

CATLIN
Catlin Heritage Museum, Catlin

CEDARVILLE
Cedarville Historical Museum, Cedarville

CENTRALIA
Centralia Area Historical Society & Museum, Centralia

CHAMPAIGN
Champaign County Historical Museum, Champaign
Illinois Assoc. for Advancement of Archaeology, Champaign
Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Champaign
Krannert Art Museum & Kinkead Pavilion, Champaign
Orpheum Childrens Science Museum, Champaign
Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign
RhodesWorks Ltd., Champaign
Spurlock Museum, Champaign
Virginia Theatre, Champaign Park District

CHARLESTON
Tarble Arts Center, Charleston

CHATHAM
Chatham Railroad Museum, Chatham

CHESTER
Randolph County Archives & Museum, Chester

CHESTERFIELD
Hagaman Illinois Historical Society, Chesterfield

CHICAGO
A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, Chicago
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, Chicago
Bronzeville Children's Museum, Evergreen Park
Chicago Cultural Alliance
Chicago Maritime Society, Chicago
Clarke House Museum
DePaul University Art Gallery, Chicago
DuSable Museum African-American History, Chicago
Edgewater Historical Society, Chicago
Fashion Columbia Study Collection, Chicago
Glessner House Museum, Chicago
Hellenic Museum & Cultural Center, Chicago
Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center, Chicago
Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago
Illinois State Museum - Chicago Gallery, Chicago
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art Chicago
Latvian Folk Art Museum, Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
Masters Degree Program in Museum and Exhibition Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
Museums In the Park, Chicago
The National Public Housing Museum, Chicago
Norwood Park Historical Society, Chicago
Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago
Polish Museum of America, Chicago
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago
Provident Foundation, Chicago
Pullman State Historic Site, Chicago
Ridge Historical Society, Chicago
Shedd Aquarium (John G.), Chicago
Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
Southeast Chicago Historical Society, Chicago
Swedish American Museum, Chicago
Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago
Ukrainian National Museum, Chicago

CHILLICOTHE
Chillicothe Historical Society Museum, Chillicothe

CICERO
Hawthorne Works Museum, Cicero

CLARENDON HILLS
Clarendon Hills Historical Society, Clarendon Hills

CLINTON
DeWitt County Museum, Clinton

COLLINSVILLE
Cahokia Mounds Museum Society, Collinsville
Collinsville Historical Museum, Collinsville

CRYSTAL LAKE
Crystal Lake Park District, Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake Historical Society, Crystal Lake

DANVILLE
Danville Junction RR Museum, Danville
Vermilion Co Conservation District Museum, Danville
Vermilion County Museum, Danville

DARIEN
Darien Historical Society, Darien

DECATUR
Birks Museum, Decatur
Children's Museum of Illinois, Decatur
Decatur Public Library, Decatur
Governor Oglesby Mansion, Decatur
Hieronymus Mueller Museum, Decatur
Macon County Conservation District, Decatur
Macon County Historical Society, Decatur

DEKALB
The African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of Illinois Library & Museums, Decatur
Blackwell History of Education Museum, DeKalb
Egyptian Theatre, DeKalb
Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb
Joseph F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center, DeKalb
NIU Anthropology Museum, DeKalb
NIU Art Museum, DeKalb
Olson Gallery/NIU School of Art, DeKalb

DES PLAINES
Des Plaines History Center, Des Plaines

DOWNERS GROVE
Downers Grove Park District Museum, Downers Grove

DWIGHT
Dwight Historical Society, Dwight

EDWARDSVILLE
Edwardsville Children's Museum , Edwardsville
The 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, Edwardsville
Madison Co Historical Museum & Library, Edwardsville
University Museum (SIU-E), Edwardsville

EFFINGHAM
Effingham County & National Road Museum, Effingham

EL PASO
Archbishop Fulton Sheen Communication Room, El Paso

ELBURN
Town and Country Public Library District, Elburn

ELGIN
Elgin Area Historical Society & Museum, Elgin
Elgin Public Museum, Elgin

ELIZABETH
1876 Banwarth House & Museum, Elizabeth
Apple River Fort State Historic Site, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Historical Society, Elizabeth

ELK GROVE
Elk Grove Historical Museum, Elk Grove

ELLIS GROVE
Fort Kaskaskia/Pierre Menard Home State Historic Site, Ellis Grove

ELMHURST
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst
Elmhurst Historical Museum, Elmhurst
Lizzadro Museum, Elmhurst
Theatre Historical Society of America, Elmhurst

ELSAH
Historic Elsah Foundation, Elsah

EUREKA
Ronald Reagan Museum, Eureka

EVANSTON
Frances Willard House, Evanston
Levere Memorial Temple, Evanston
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston
Shorefront, Evanston The Evanston History Center, Evanston

EVERGREEN PARK
Evergreen Park Historical Commission, Evergreen Park

FAIRBURY
Fairbury Echoes Museum, Fairbury

FAIRFIELD
Hanna House Museum, Fairfield

FLORA
Flora B&O Depot Museum

FORREST
Forrest Historical Society, Forrest

FRANKFORT
Frankfort Area Historical Society, Frankfort

FRANKLIN CREEK
Franklin Creek Grist Mill, Franklin Creek

FRANKLIN GROVE
Franklin Grove Area Historical Society, Franklin Grove

FRANKLIN PARK
Village of Franklin Park "B-12 Tower", Franklin Park

FREEPORT
Freeport Arts Center, Freeport
Silvercreek Museum, Freeport
Stephenson County Historical Society, Freeport

FULTON
Windmill Cultural Center and Dutch Windmill, Fulton

GALENA
Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum, Galena
Galena State Historic Sites, Galena

GALESBURG
Carl Sandburg State Historic Site, Galesburg
Galesburg Railroad Museum, Galesburg
National Railroad Hall of Fame, Galesburg

GENEVA
Friends of Fabyan, Geneva
Geneva History Center, Geneva

GENOA
Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society, Genoa

GENESEO
Geneseo Historical Museum, Geneseo

GILMAN
Gilman Historical Society, Gilman

GLEN CARBON
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum, Glen Carbon

GLEN ELLYN
Glen Ellyn Historical Society / Stacys Tavern, Glen Ellyn

GLENCOE
Glencoe Historical Society, Glencoe

GLENVIEW
Glenview Area Historical Society, Glenview
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago, Glenview

GODFREY
America's History Museum of Godfrey, Godfrey

GOLCONDA
Pope County Historical Society Museum, Golconda

GRANITE CITY
Six Mile Historical Society, Granite City

GRAYSLAKE
Busy Brains Children's Museum, Grayslake

Grayslake Historical Society, Grayslake

GREAT LAKES
Great Lakes Naval Museum, Great Lakes

GREENUP
Cumberland County Historical & Genealogical Society, Greenup

GREENVILLE
DeMoulin Museum, Greenville
Hoiles-Davis Museum, Greenville
Hill's Fort Society, Greenville

GRIDLEY
Telephone Museum Foundation, Gridley

HAMPTON
Blacks Store / Museum, Hampton

HARRISBURG
Saline County Historical Society, Harrisburg

HARTFORD
Lewis & Clark State Historic Site, Hartford

HENNEPIN
Putnam County Historical Society & Museum, Hennepin

HILLSIDE
Hillside Historical Society, Hillside

HINSDALE
Hinsdale History Museum, Hinsdale

HOFFMAN ESTATES
Hoffman Estates Museum, Hoffman Estates

HOMER
Homer Historical Society, Homer

INGLESIDE
Fox Lake-Grant Twp Area Historical Society

JACKSONVILLE
Art Association of Jacksonville, Jacksonville

JOLIET
Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet
Pilcher Park Nature Center, Joliet
Slovenian Women's Union Heritage Museum, Joliet

KANKAKEE
Kankakee County Museum, Kankakee

KENILWORTH
Kenilworth Historical Society, Kenilworth

LAFOX
Garfield Farm Museum, LaFox

LAGRANGE
LaGrange Area Historical Society, LaGrange

LAKE BLUFF
Vliet Center for Lake Bluff Area History, Lake Bluff

LAKE FOREST
Lake Forest / Lake Bluff Historical Society, Lake Forest

LAKE VILLA
Lake Villa Historical Society, Lake Villa

LANSING
Lansing Historical Society & Museum, Lansing

LASALLE
Hegeler Carus Foundation, LaSalle

LAWRENCEVILLE
Lawrence County Historical Society, Lawrenceville

LENA
Lena Area Historical Society, Lena

LERNA
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, Lerna
Lincoln-Sargent Farm Foundation, Lerna

LEWISTOWN
Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown

LIBERTYVILLE
David Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville

LINCOLN
Lincoln Heritage Museum, Lincoln
Logan County Genealogy & Historical Society, Lincoln
Mt. Pulaski/Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, Lincoln

LISLE
Jurica Suchy Nature Museum, Lisle
Morton Arboretum, Lisle
The Museums at Lisle Station Park, Lisle

LOCKPORT
Gaylord Building, Lockport
Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, Lockport
Lockport Area Gen. & Hist. Society, Lockport
Will County Historical Society, Lockport

LOMBARD
Illinois Saint Andrew Society/Scottish American Museum, Lombard
Lombard Historical Society & Museum, Lombard

LYONS
Lyons Historical Commission, Lyons

MACOMB
Western Illinois Museum, Macomb
Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb

MAEYSTOWN
Maeystown Preservation Society, Maeystown

MAHOMET
Early American Museum, Mahomet

MANHATTAN
Manhattan Township Historical Society, Manhattan

MARENGO
Marengo Society for Historic Preservation, Marengo

MARSHALL
Clark County Historical Society Museum, Marshall

MARTINSVILLE
Lincoln School Museum, Martinsville

MASCOUTAH
Mascoutah Historical Society, Mascoutah

MENDOTA
Mendota Museum & Historical Society, Mendota

METAMORA
Illinois Mennonite Hist. & Gen. Society, Metamora
Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site, Metamora

METROPOLIS
Massac County Historical Society, Metropolis

MOLINE
Butterworth Memorial Trust, Moline
Rock Island County Historical Society, Moline

MONMOUTH
Warren County Historical Society & Museum, Monmouth

MONTICELLO
Monticello Railway Museum, Monticello
Piatt County Museum, Monticello

MORRIS
Grundy County Historical Society, Morris

MORRISON
Morrison Heritage Museum, Morrison

MORTON GROVE
Morton Grove Historical Museum, Morton Grove

MT. CARMEL
Wabash County Museum, Mt. Carmel

MT. CARROLL
Campbell Ctr for Historical Preservation Studies, Mt. Carroll

MT. PROSPECT
Mount Prospect Historical Society, Mt. Prospect

MT. STERLING
Whistle Stop Depot Museum, Mt. Sterling

MT. VERNON
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon
Jefferson County Historical Society, Mt. Vernon

MUNDELEIN
Fort Hill Heritage Museum, Mundelein

MURPHYSBORO
Gen. John A. Logan Museum, Murphysboro

NAPERVILLE
DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville
Naper Settlement, Naperville

NAUVOO
Nauvoo Historical Society Museum, Nauvoo

NEW LENOX
New Lenox Historical Society, New Lenox

NEWARK
Fern Dell Historic Association, Inc., Newark

NILES
Niles Historical Society/Museum, Niles

NOKOMIS
Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum, Nokomis

NORRIS CITY
Norris City Community Museum Association, Norris City

NORTHBROOK
Northbrook Historical Society, Northbrook

OAK BROOK
Graue Mill & Museum, Oak Brook
Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook
Oak Brook Historical Society, Oak Brook

OAK LAWN
Children's Museum in Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn
Oak Lawn Public Library, Oak Lawn

OAK PARK
Ernest Hemingway Foundation, Oak Park
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, Oak Park
Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest, Oak Park
Wonder Works, A Children's Museum in Oak Park, Oak Park

OAKBROOK TERRACE
Lake View Nature Center, Oakbrook Terrace

O’FALLON
O' Fallon Historical Society, O'Fallon

OLNEY
Richland Heritage Museum, Olney

ONARGA
Onarga Historical Society, Onarga

OREGON
Ogle County Historical Society, Oregon

OSWEGO
Oswegoland Heritage Association, Oswego

OTTAWA
Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum, Ottawa
Reddick Mansion Association, Ottawa

PALATINE
Palatine Historical Society, Palatine

PARK FOREST
Park Forest Historical Society, Park Forest

PAXTON
Illinois Central Railroad Historical Society, Paxton

PECATONICA
Pecatonica Heritage Museum, Pecatonica
Pecatonica Historical Society, Pecatonica

PEKIN
Tazewell County Genl & Historical Society, Pekin
Tazewell County Historic Places Society, Pekin

PEORIA
Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria
Peoria Historical Society, Peoria
Wheels O' Time Museum, Peoria

PETERSBURG
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site, Petersburg
Menard County Historical Society, Petersburg

PINCKNEYVILLE
Perry County Historical Society, Pinckneyville

PIPER CITY
Piper City Community Historical Society, Piper City

PLAINFIELD
Plainfield Historical Society & Museum, Plainfield

POLO
Polo Historical Society, Polo

PONTIAC
Catharine V. Yost Museum & Arts Center, Pontiac
Livingston County War Museum & Educational Center, Pontiac
Pontiac-Oakland Museum, Pontiac
Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum, Pontiac

POPLAR GROVE
Poplar Grove Wings and Wheels Museum,

PRAIRIE DU ROCHER
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, Prairie du Rocher

PRINCETON
Bureau County Historical Society & Museum, Princeton

PRINCEVILLE
Historical Association of Princeville, Princeville

QUINCY
All Wars Museum, Quincy
Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House, Quincy
Friends of the Castle, Quincy
Historical Society of Quincy, Quincy
Quincy Art Center, Quincy
Quincy Museum, Quincy

RANTOUL
Chanute Air Museum, Rantoul

RIVER FOREST
Forest Preserve District of Cook County, River Forest

RIVERSIDE
Riverside Historical Museum, Riverside

ROBINSON
Crawford County Historical Society, Robinson

ROCHELLE
Flagg Township Historical Society, Rochelle

ROCHESTER
Brunk Morgan Horse Museum, Rochester

ROCK ISLAND
Black Hawk State Historic Site, Rock Island
Chippiannock Cemetery Heritage Fdtn, Rock Island

Colonel Davenport Home, Rock Island

ROCKFORD
Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford
Discovery Center Museum, Rockford
Erlander Home Museum, Rockford
Ethnic Heritage Museum, Rockford
Klehm Arboretum, NIBS, Rockford
Midway Village Museum, Rockford
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford
Swedish American Medical Foundation, Rockford
Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum, Rockford
Veterans Memorial Hall

ROLLING MEADOWS
Rolling Meadows Historical Society, Rolling Meadows

ROMEOVILLE
Beller Museum, Romeoville
Isle a la Cache Museum, Romeoville

ROSELLE
Roselle Historical Foundation, Roselle

ROSICLARE
American Fluorite Museum, Rosiclare

ROUND LAKE
Prairie Grass Nature Museum, Round Lake

SAVANNA
Savanna Historical Society, Savanna

SCHAUMBURG
Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg

SHABBONA
Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum, Shabbona

SKOKIE
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie
Skokie Heritage Museum, Skokie

SOUTH ELGIN
Fox River Trolley Museum, South Elgin

SPRINGFIELD
Dana Thomas House State Historic Site, Springfield
Historic Sites - Historic Preservation Agency, Springfield
Illinois Capitol Development Board
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Springfield
Illinois National Guard & Militia Hist. Soc., Springfield
Illinois State Archives, Springfield
Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield
Illinois State Military Museum, Springfield
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum, Springfield
Lincoln Home National HIstoric Site, Springfield
Lincoln Memorial Garden & Nature Center, Springfield
Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site, Springfield
Looking for Lincoln, Springfield
Museum of Springfield History, Springfield
National Museum of Surveying, Springfield
Old State Capitol State Historic Site, Springfield
Preservation Services, Springfield
Springfield Art Association, Springfield
Trutter Museum, Springfield
Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, Springfield
Washington Park Botanical Garden, Springfield

ST. CHARLES
Pioneer Sholes School Restoration Society, St. Charles
Preservation Partners of Fox Valley, St. Charles
St. Charles Heritage Center, St. Charles

STERLING
Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society & Museum, Sterling

STOCKTON
Stockton Heritage Museum, Stockton

SYCAMORE
Midwest Museum of Natural History, Sycamore
Sycamore Historical Society & Museum, Sycamore

TAMPICO
Tampico Area Historical Society & Museum, Tampico

TAYLORVILLE
Christian County Historical Society & Museum, Taylorville

THORNTON
Village of Thornton Historical Society, Thornton

TISKILWA
Tiskilwa Historical Society, Tiskilwa

TREMONT
Tremont Museum & Historical Society, Tremont

TUSCOLA
Museum Association of Douglas County, Tuscola

UNION
Illinois Railway Museum, Union
McHenry County Historical Society Museum, Union

URBANA
Spurlock Museum, Urbana

UTICA
LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum, Utica

VANDALIA
Historical Vandalia, Inc., Vandalia
Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site, Vandalia

VIENNA
Johnson Co Genl & Historical Society, Vienna

VILLA PARK
Villa Park Historical Museum, Villa Park

WADSWORTH
Newport Twp Historical Society, Wadsworth

WARRENVILLE
Warrenville Historical Museum, Warrenville

WASHINGTON
Washington Historical Society, Washington

WATERLOO
Monroe County Historical Society, Waterloo
Waterloo Museum Society, Waterloo

WATERMAN
Waterman Area Heritage Society, Waterman

WATSEKA
Iroquois County Genealogical Society, Watseka

WAUCONDA
Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda

WAUKEGAN
Waukegan History Museum, Waukegan

WEST CHICAGO
West Chicago City Museum, West Chicago
West Chicago Historical Society / Kruse House Museum, West Chicago

WEST DUNDEE
Dundee Twp Historical Society, West Dundee

WESTERN SPRINGS
Western Springs Historical Society, Western Springs

WESTMONT
Westmont Historical Society, Westmont

WHEATON
Cosley Zoo, Wheaton
DuPage Historical Museum, Wheaton
First Division Museum at Cantigny, Wheaton
Kline Creek Farm, Wheaton
Robert R. McCormick Museum, Wheaton

WHEELING
Wheeling Historical Society Museum, Wheeling

WHITEHALL
Gregory House Museum, Whitehall

WHITTINGTON
Southern Illinois Art Gallery/Artisan Shop, Whittington

WILMETTE
Wilmette Historical Museum, Wilmette

WINCHESTER
Old School Museum, Winchester

WINNETKA
Winnetka Historical Museum, Winnetka

WOOD DALE
Wood Dale Historical Society, Wood Dale

WOOD RIVER
Wood River Museum, Wood River

WORTH
Worth Historical Museum, Worth

YORKVILLE
Kendall County Historical Society, Yorkville
Laws of Nature Natural History Center, Yorkville

 

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