Welcome to the Sangamon County Historical Society!
The Sangamon County
Historical Society is devoted to preserving and promoting the history of
Since 1961, society
members have fulfilled that mission by organizing monthly educational programs,
tours of historic buildings and museums, developing special projects, and
publishing a monthly newsletter, as well as various books and booklets on area
The Society regularly
collaborates with area historical organizations to develop programs for the
community and has participated in major restoration projects at area sites such
as the Old State Capitol, Executive Mansion, and the Elijah Iles House in Springfield.
The Society is also a
proud supporter of the Sangamon Valley
Collection, which collects
research materials related to Springfield, Sangamon County, and its adjacent
We invite you to join today and help us preserve and promote the
history of central Illinois!