Hours of operation:
Tuesday – Friday – 10:00 AM – 3:00
Saturdays – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Heinley
(original owner of the 1892 mansion which is now the IGHS Library)
Saturday, May 18, at 1:00 p.m.
Refreshments include savory finger sandwiches, scones, sweets, and tea.
IGHS Library Meeting Room
$20.00 per person – to be pre-paid
(mail to IGHS, 215 W. North Street, Danville, IL 61832)
Seating in limited!

  • 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!