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Due to health concerns the museum is closed until May 30, 2020. We are available for research requests please use the contact tab or call and leave a message, we will respond as soon as possible.

The Bureau County Historical Society operates two museum buildings and a research library. Available Resources include:
Birth, wedding, anniversary files, family histories, military histories of Bureau County residents, local history books
The  H.W. Immke Photography Collection 1868-1923
Bill Lamb Collection 1937-2013


We also have a gift shop featuring local history books and memorabilia related to Princeton, Illinois. 

BCHS Winter 2020 Newsletter

Please use the Contact BCHS tab to request more information about tours or research.