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The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society


category : Genealogy
The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society was incorporated in 1964, becoming the first genealogical society in Illinois. it's primary interest is in gathering and preserving genealogical and historical information pertaining to Vermilion County as well as, Illinois and Indiana.


Admission: Non-Member Fee $2.00 per day
Hours: M: 10am - 4pm T: 10am - 8pm W: 10am - 4pm Th: 10am - 4pm F: 10am - 4pm S: 10am - 4pm ; Closed Sunday and major holidays.
Address: 215 W. North St.
Phone: 217-431-8733
Our Email: ighsingo@allarounddanville.com
Our Website:www.ighs.allarounddanville.com
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lake Vermillion

Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is a water supply lake and is owned by Aqua Illinois Inc. The Vermilion County Conservation District (V.C.C.D.) maintains the lease on the lake and manages the recreational activities. It is one of Illinois'

Danville, IL Recreation

Kennekuk County Park

Founded in 1974, Kennekuk County Park is 3000 acres in size and is located five miles west of Danville. It is bordered on the west by the Middle Fork National Scenic River and the Middle Fork State Wildlife Area (3000 acres). Kickapoo State Park (3000 acres)

Danville, IL Recreation Parks


Lamon House

The 1840's Lamon House is believed to be the oldest frame residence in the area. It was constructed by Joseph Lamon, cousin of Ward Hill Lamon, Lincoln'

Danville, IL Museums

Vermilion County War Museum

The 12,800-square ft. military museum is housed in what used to be a Carnegie Library. Their collection contains over 2,000 artifacts and memorabilia from the 1800'

Danville, IL Museums

Things to do Genealogy near Danville, IL

Edgar County Genealogical Library

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The Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society

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Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Museum

The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Museum contains a complete set of the "War of the Rebellion: Official record...

Clark County Genealogical Library

The Clark County Genealogical Library holds census records, newspaper clippings, birth and marriage records and other records...

Christian County Genealogical Society

The Genealogical Society is a research area where you can find history on your family background, computers, microfilm and mi...