113 S. Hennepin Ave.

Dixon, IL 61021

Tues, Wed, Fri 10 – 4

Sat 9am – Noon

Welcome

Let us help you discover your history!
Contact our researchers today.

Welcome to the Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society, located at 113 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, Illinois. We hope you find your visit to our library or site to be a productive and pleasurable experience. Our volunteers work tirelessly to provide accurate and relevant information to our members.

Members have access to indexed material such as Lee County Histories, Birth, Marriage, and Death Indexes, Lee County and Dixon Newspapers, and Plat Books. You can become a member and search your family history or you can have us do the research. Either way we are glad you are here!

Member Indexes Available

Latest News

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Newsletters

2021 Jan/Feb Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of LCHGS,
The year is over and life at the center has not changed a whole lot. We are still closed for walk in patrons, but we continue to do research for people that contact us. We are to a point now where, if you feel you need to come to the center, please call or email us to discuss a possible work around. We are still busy with the project of transferring microfilm to digital and putting away all the wonderful treasures that have been donated since March 2020. We have gotten many new acquisitions, books etc., from people sorting out their libraries or storage areas. I love it when I walk into the center and there is something new on the office table to look at.

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Newsletters

November – December 2020 Newsletter

Here it is November and the end of the year. As I
explained in the last newsletter, we did not have our
Annual Meeting and electionsfor the 2021 Executive
Board because we are not open to patrons or large
gatherings. This election will happen sometime in
2021. We cannot predict the future, and we want the
people that volunteer and the people that visit our
facility to be safe.

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Past Presentations

American Patriots at the LCHGS Library

The Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society presented a program entitled “American Patriots”  March 9, 2020. Laurie Perry, a DAR officer, reported how the patriots sacrificed

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