Specific directories removed 10/3/2019 due to substantial data changes among many historic groups resulting in broken links. Historic Group listings may return in late 2020, and will depend on contributions from all listed groups for information accuracy.




Value in History Statement - AASLH







League Counties



Illinois County Comprehensive Listing

Illinois Municipality Comprehensive Listing

Northern Illinois National Register of Historic Places

Northern Illinois National Historic Landmarks



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Mission Statement


To bring history lovers together, and promote Northern Illinois local and regional historic assets.


To increase public awareness in Northern Illinois of the value of these historic assets.


To provide support to Northern Illinois historic organizations who may benefit from an impartial third party to negotiate disputes involving these historic assets, and achieve outcomes.


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Origin and Evolution of Illinois Counties

Illinois Carnegie Library System

Community Areas/Neighborhoods of Chicago

Chicago Place Name Etymologies

Chicago Landmarks


Northern Illinois Historic League, Inc.

League President Bill Kenney

1037 Boxwood Dr.

Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8398

(815) 579-7286



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