The Museum contains collections in frontier life, the development of an emerging agricultural economy, one-room prairie schoolhouses, the impact of both World Wars on rural Illinois, and the westward migration of the American population during the 19th century. The collection of early 20th century home, school and working life includes a complete blacksmithing shop and one-room schoolhouse.
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Materials in this collection are made available by the Henderson County Historical Society Museum. To inquire about permissions, contact: Henderson County Historical Society Museum, 310 Main Street, Raritan, IL 61471, (309) 746-6103. Please cite the item title and collection name.