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Upcoming Events

The Historical Society will hold their annual Christmas open house at the Blackman/Evans home 904 S Main St in Hillsboro on Friday December 4 from 5-8 pm. The Blackman /Evans house is located across the street from First Community Bank. Parking is available at the Masonic Lodge.

About Us
The Historical Society of Montgomery County major function will be to discover and collect any material which may help to establish or illustrate the history of the area; it's exploration, settlement, development, and activities in peace and in war; its progress in population, wealth, education, arts, science, agriculture, manufactures, trade and transportation.
The Montgomery County Illinois Veterans database includes 10,103 names from World War One to Present.
Roll of Honor
Contains the names of 805 Veterans buried in Montgomery County prior to 1929. Covers War 1812 to Civil War.
The Montgomery County Illinois Birth Records database includes 361 names from 1862 to 1877.
Courthouse Postcards

Historic Montgomery County Courthouse Christmas Postcards - Funds raised through the sale of our postcards helps maintain the Solomon Harkey House and Blackman/Evans House.

$2.00 Each - Postcards are available at:

  •   Sullivan's Drugs - Hillsboro
  •   Books & Moore - Hillsboro
  •   Other Locations Coming Soon!
Historic Montgomery County Illinois Courthouse Christmas Postcard
Featured Photos

Our featured photos are from the Tupper Collection a set of photos taken after a late spring snow storm April 24, 1910.

South Main Street Hillsboro
Corner of Main & Wood Hillsboro
Rountree Street Hillsboro
Main Street Hillsboro
The Latest News
What's new on the Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois' web site.
24 Nov,2015
Thanksgiving week Tuesday November 24, 2015 to  Sunday November 29, 2015 I'll be adding six searchable databases to the new Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois web site. > Birth Record In...more>>
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11 Nov,2015
For Veterans Day Wednesday November 11, 2015 I'm releasing the latest version of the Montgomery County Illinois Veterans database. The searchable database contains the names of 10,103 Veterans from Wo...more>>
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8 Nov,2015
The Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois will release a new version of their web site in several stages over the winter of 2015-2016. The new web site will work from smart phones, tablets ...more>>
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