Museums & Societies


Black Hawk State Historic Site
Memorial to Chief Blackhawk
1510 46th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-793-3439

Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation
Col. Davenport Home on Arsenal Island
Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61299
309-786-7336

Hauberg Museum
Hauberg was a Local Historian
1510 46th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-788-9536

Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61299
309-782-4199

Butterworth Center
Deere Family Home
1105 8th St.
Moline, IL 61265
309-765-7970

Deere-Wiman House
Charles (John's Son) Deere's Home
817 11th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265
309-765-7970

Rock Island County Historical Society

822 11th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265
309-764-8590
 
Some resources at the Rock Island Historical Society are:
 
 
Some of the books available at RI Historical Society are:
 
 

Augustana Historical Society
Special Collections, Augustana Library
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Rock Island County Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 3912
Rock Island, Illinois 61204-3912

Center for Belgian Culture
712 18th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265
309-762-0167

Hampton Historical Society
601 1st Avenue
PO Box 68
Hampton, IL 61256
309-755-0362

Historic Preservation Agency
Black Hawk State Historic Site
1510 46th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-793-3439

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustan College
639 38th St
Rock Island IL 61201-2296
Please remember to include your postal address in all your correspondence to us.
City of Moline was founded by Swedes.
Extensive holdings for Swedish research. Inquire about research done by the the Center. There may be a charge for out of town researchers. Let us know if you find out. Email contact below. Do not expect research by email. Please ask about the policy.

To make an appointment:
Tel: 309⁄794-7204
Fax: 309⁄794-7443
E-mail: Swenson Center

Palatines to America, Illinois Chapter
1854 Indiana Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401-6340

Illinois State Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 10195
Springfield, IL 62791-0195
217-789-1968

National Genealogical Society
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22204-4370 USA
Tel. 703-525-0050  or  800-473-0060  
Fax 703-525-0052