Byron Museum District

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

Bryon Museum DistrictP. O. Box 186110 N. Union StreetByron, Illinois 61010-0186 E-mail museum at: info@byronmuseum.orgClick for Museum Site The Lucius Read Home On October 29, 1836, Lucius and Emily Read and family ended their long journey by conestoga wagon. They had journeyed from Newfane, Vermont, to Fairview, Illinois, a settlement whose name would be later …

Newspapers Available from the Illinois State Library on Microfilm for Ogle Co., IL

March 1, 2018 0 Comments

This is a list of newspapers available on microfilm via inter-library loan. Some of the local libraries also have these and may have additional. If you have trouble reading any of these dates, write tome and I will check the book. Information and instructions for ordering newspapers on microfilm Return to OgleCo. Genealogy Site

Illinois State Historical Library Interlibrary Loan Policy

February 28, 2018 0 Comments

Illinois Newspapers on Microfilm Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Web site “Newspapers in the Illinois State Historical Library”, 1998, is a listing of newspapers which the Illinois State Historical Library has on microfilm. This publication lists the microfilmed holdings by town/city/village and thereunder by newspaper title. The Illinois State Historical Library’s collection now contains more than …

Ogle Co., IL State Parks

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

STATE PARKS OFOGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS White Pines State Park Lowden State Park  Sinnissippi State Park Castle Rock State Park WHITE PINES FOREST STATE PARK  6712 West Pines Road, Mt. Morris, IL 61054 815-946-3717 Located in the heart of Rock River Valley, this charming385-acre park is the south boundary of the old Chicago-Iowa Trail.History tells us …

Flagg-Rochelle Public Library- Resources

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

Flagg-Rochelle Public Library 619 Fourth Avenue Rochelle, IL 61068 815-562-3431–Phone 815-562-3432–Fax The following local history materials are available at the library. They are kept in back, so you must ask for them at the front desk. You may also write to the library for look up’s and copies. When writing please include a self addressed …

Leaf River Historical Society, Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

Leaf River Historical Society andMuseum Leaf River, Leaf River Twp., OgleCo., IL The Leaf River Historical Society was founded on March 9, 1995. The Historical Society has been collecting and displaying the history of Leaf River and the surrounding area. The society’s function is to collect, research, preserve, and display artifacts and documents that illustrate …

Ogle Co., IL Genealogy Links

February 28, 2018 0 Comments

 OGLE COUNTY LINKS If you have a genealogical or historical Ogle County link you would like added to this site, please submit it here: CLICK HERE Ogle Co. Query Message Board Rootsweb site Ogle Co.Query Message Board Site Ogle Co. Mailing List Archives Ogle Co. Genealogical Society Ogle Co. Historical Society CousinConnect.comOgle Co. Genealogy …

Ogle Co., IL Historical Society and Museum, Oregon, IL

March 1, 2018 0 Comments

111 North Sixth Street, P.O. Box 183, Oregon, IL 61061 Phone: 815-732-7545 Email: The Society The Ogle County Historical Society began in 1954 as a project of theOgle County Federation of Women’s Clubs. The Constitution states, “The object of this Society shall be to discover, preserve and disseminate the History of Ogle County and …

Ogle Co., IL Genealogical Society

February 28, 2018 0 Comments

Ogle County Genealogical Society The Ogle County Genealogical Society was founded by Doris Glade Vogel C.G.R.S. in August,1979. The purpose of this society shall be to collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to genealogical and related historical and biographical data.  We meet on the second Tuesday March through November at 7:00 pm in the Carriage House of …

Genealogy Links

February 28, 2018 0 Comments

Social Security Death Records Who Where – a people search Everton’s Guide to Genealogy Genealogist Guide to the Internet Listservers, Newsgroups, Homepages Banner Blue Genealogical Products Rootsweb Genealogical Data Coop. Journal of Online Genealogy Genealogical CDs