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.
The Blue Island Historical Society
13018 Maple Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406
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2016 Upcoming Events
Holiday Tea & Cookie Exchange
December 3, 2016: Celebrate the season with hot tea, breakfast, and of course homemade cookies! All are welcome. Reservations required. For reservations, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (708) 371-8546. Please contact us for more information regarding participating in the cookie exchange.
$20 per person
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.