Washington Illinois Historical Society - Washington, Illinois - Founded 1825


2016 Washington Roots Award Recipient....Gene Thrailkill!!

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JOIN US FOR GEOCACHING 
THIS SUMMER!


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COME SEE US 
THIS SUMMER!!

The Dement-Zinser House is open at regular hours of 
11m-2pm EVERY Saturday!

Come see us for a tour!

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***AVAILABLE NOW!***
WASHINGTON CANNERY BRICKS!

Looking to own a piece of Washington history??  The Washington Historical Society is proudly offering authentic Dickinson-Libby Cannery bricks and you could be one of just a few to own one! 

Only 150 are available to purchase, 
and will include a certificate of authenticity!  

Individual bricks are $75 with walnut base, 
and $25 without.

Orders can be placed by calling 
the Zinser House at 309-444-4793 
(if no answer, leave a message with your order details)


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HOPE Lives On Project 


HOPE Lives On: 
Sharing stories of survival and hope 
in the wake of devastation

Following the devastating tornado that ripped through Washington on 11-17-13, the Washington Historical Society and Washington District Library are teaming up to bring “HOPE Lives On”, a project that aims to preserve the history of this tragic event through shared stories and digital media from the community. Washington residents are encouraged to share their story and media, regardless of how they were affected or involved. These written accounts and digital media will be preserved for future generations to come --- helping them know that Washington always stood STRONG even in the face of an EF4.

 Click here to learn more about the project and how you can submit your
own story today!

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THANK YOU TO OUR EXCLUSIVE WEBPAGE SPONSOR: 
 
- Mason-White Funeral Home - 
20 Valley Forge Rd.
Washington, Illinois 61571
Phone: (309) 444-2634
 
 
 
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