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November 1, 2019

The Tiskilwa Historical Society’s annual program, Salute to Veterans, falls exactly on Veterans Day this year, at 7:00 in the Museum on Main.  Mike Johnson of Princeton will focus on the participation of local doughboys in World War I as well as America’s efforts to re...

October 24, 2019

Adding to a generous tradition established by the Tiskilwa High School Class of 1962, this year’s THS 50th Anniversary class made a hefty donation to the Historical Society’s Building Fund. Their donation was immediately put to use at the Society’s new Gallery on Galen...

October 9, 2019

The varied architecture of old homes in Tiskilwa has long fascinated visitors. In a program on Monday, October 14, Jeremy Gassen of the Tiskilwa Inn will share a look at the history, architectural details, and restoration of the structure that houses the Inn. The eveni...

October 4, 2019

On Monday, October 14, Jeremy Gassen of the Tiskilwa Inn will present a program about the history and restoration of this stately home at 155 High Street.  This 1910 photograph, looking south from Main Street, shows the broad lawn in place until the construction of the...

September 5, 2019

To kick off the 2019 fall series of programs presented by Tiskilwa Historical Society the owners of the “Bureau Valley Chief,” John and Ginger Murphy, will offer a glimpse at 163 years of newspapers in Tiskilwa.  The evening starts at 7:00 p.m. at Tiskilwa’s Museum on...

August 30, 2019

A few months ago, when historical society secretary Julie Sampson totaled up the number of volunteers for last year, she came up with 93 names of helpers who did little or big jobs throughout the year!  One of the stand-out volunteers ever since the society's beginning...

August 1, 2019

The new siding and shutters are in place, the old pine floor has a shiny renewed look, and numerous displays are being set up this week for Tiskilwa Historical Society’s second venue: The Gallery on Galena.  Visitors are welcome to come on down between noon and 2:00 th...

July 26, 2019

Many shady spots on the west lawn at Tiskilwa’s museum will be lined with unique vehicles on Saturday morning, August 3, as the historical society hosts its annual Classic Rides display. It’s not a competition, just a chance to admire and discuss the finer points of a...

July 3, 2019

What says “Tiskilwa in the Summertime” better than a Native American program (presented in air-conditioned comfort) followed by an old-fashioned picnic? On Sunday afternoon, July 14, Tiskilwa Historical Society will host that very combination, and the whole community i...

June 3, 2019

Saturday JUNE 8, 2019

10:00 to 1:00 on Museum on Main Lawn and in Library Community Room

Booths with handicrafts, strawberry shortcake & ice cream, farm produce, artwork, pizza, baked goods, and more

Music by Phil & Pam Kaufmann from 11:00 to 12:00

Special Features:  Alpac...

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