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Presidential Papers Collection is coming to Thornton!

The Village of Thornton Historical Society proudly presents the Presidential Papers Collection from the Illinois State Historical Society. This exhibit will include original Abraham Lincoln documents, portraits and letters of 12 Presidents, and more!


Everyone is welcome to join us for the Opening Ceremony at the Thornton Historical Society museum on June 27th, 2020 at 1:00PM. We hope to see you there!



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Summer 2020 Newsletter

SPECIAL EXHIBIT - PRESIDENTIAL LETTERS: The Lincoln Letters Exhibit is running now through October. You should have received a schedule of your days to work as a docent, but a reminder postcard will b

Check out our new Youtube channel!

The Thornton Historical Society is pleased to announce their new YouTube channel featuring videos of Thornton in the 1960s and 70s. These were filmed by David Zander and converted to a digital format.

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