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IGHS will be re-opening to our patrons on Tuesday February 2, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. Our hours are: Tuesday – Friday 10:00 – 3:00 p.m. We are closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

  • Illinois’ first chartered genealogical society (1964).
  • Publishes Illiana Genealogist, a quarterly Illiana Genealogical and historical publication provided to all members.
  • Operates a comprehensive and independent genealogical library at 215 North Street, Danville, IL 61832.
  • 100% volunteer-run.
  • Conducts research at a reasonable cost.
  • Repository of all Vermilion County, Illinois, probate files from c1829-1970.
  • Please check our website and visit us at the IGHS library!