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Blue Island filmmakers Kevin & Sara Brown are producing a documentary about one of our town’s most influential figures – Robert Seyfarth. It’s a pretty huge undertaking, so they need your help! To support this project, please click the link below and give what you can. The nice part is, you get something in return at every level! Tickets to the premiere screening, dinner at Blue Island’s famous Bertrand Goldberg-designed Heimbach House, and more:

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The Blue Island Historical Society brings together those people interested in history, especially in the history of Blue Island and neighboring communities. The Society will work to discover and collect any material that may help to establish or illustrate the history of the area; its exploration, settlement, development, and activities; its progress in population, wealth, education, arts, sciences, agriculture, manufactures, trade, and transportation, printed, photographic, and audio-visual material including art and artifacts are all within the scope of the Society’s interests.

 

Local artifacts, photographs, and various objects fill the display cases at our home, the Albee House, on Maple Avenue. The Albee House is open by appointment only or for special events.

 

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Upcoming Events

Blue Island Sessions Live Ft. Father Connor Danstrom

Blue Island Sessions Live Ft. Father Connor Danstrom

December 16, 2017

7pm at the Albee House

13018 Maple Ave, Blue Island

Our Collection

Albee House

Local artifacts, photographs, and various objects fill the display cases at our home, the Albee House, on Maple Avenue. The Albee House is open by appointment only or for special events. Please see our Facebook for upcoming events.

 

The Blue Island History Museum

The museum is located in the lower level of the Blue Island Public Library, 2433 York Street. There is also a virtual tour of the History Museum. Museum hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm.