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Upcoming Events

History & Tour of City Hall

History & Tour of City Hall

October 24 | 7 p.m.

Blue Island City Hall East Annex

2434 Vermont Street, Blue Island

History of Raceway Park & Membership Meeting

History of Raceway Park & Membership Meeting

November 5 | 7 p.m.

Blue Island Beer Company

13357 Olde Western Ave, Blue Island

Drain the Keg for the Blue Island Fire Museum

Drain the Keg for the Blue Island Fire Museum

November 22 | 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Rock Island Public House

13328 Olde Western Avenue, Blue Island

Christmas Brunch Tea

Christmas Brunch Tea

December 14 | 11 a.m.

At The Albee House

13018 Maple Avenue, Blue Island

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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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.

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