Vital support takes every form

For over 40 years, we have collected and preserved the artifacts and objects that embody our community's rich heritage, ensuring that the stories and lessons of the past remain vibrant and accessible for generations to come.

As the Historical Society grows, so does the need to care for, exhibit, maintain and share the treasures of our Villages with the public.  

Whether the gift is financial in nature, of historical signficance or the valuable contribution of time and personal involvement, the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest welcomes your support. 

The Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that continues to thrive because of the generosity of our community members. 

There are many ways you can help, including:

 For additional information, call the Society at (708) 848-6755.