Welcome to the Harvard Historical Society Website

We are a not-for-profit hostorical society for the area surrounding Harvard, Illinois. Harvard lies within McHenry County so additional information may be available from the McHenry County Historical Society. Additionally, the McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society website may also be a valuable resource. Our About page provides more detailed information including addess and operating hours.

We have many Artifacts from documentation to uniforms and from dolls to radio equipment.

We will post answers to the most frequently asked questions - check the FAQ page for any general questions you might have.

Since we receive no direct funding see how you can help us preserve our local history by reading the Funding page.

The historical information in our possession is broken down by the community name to which it relates. The History button will allow you to select the local communities represented.

Links to other local history sites as well as community organizations with additional historical information are available on the Links page.

This website is one of our current Projects - so we will be adding material almost every week.

Please click on Contact for methods of reaching us.