Braidwood Area Historical Society


Braidwood Area Historical Society Museum


Braidwood AU

Braidwood Area Historical Society's Museum takes part in most events held in Braidwood. Coming this summer: 

July 1st - Braidwood Recreation Club's annual Fireworks Day. BAHS will be out there with our tent and 50/50 raffle from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. We bring some artifacts and photos of some museum items. We have an interesting information binder with documents and photos of the BRC in its early days. The fireworks are set-off at 9:00pm. The drawing is just before they start. 

July 12th thru 16th - Braidwood's  Summerfest Theme: "Mardigras". The BAHS will have a table in the hospitality tent at Summerfest Sat. and Sunday. Stop by and see what we have with us. Cheer for our "Mardigras Coal Car" in the parade on Sunday, the 16th.

August 19th - Braidwood Museum's 6th Annual Car Show - 4:00pm to 8:00pm. More details to follow.

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BRAIDWOOD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY will again present our, "Car Show at the Depot".  Save the date to display your car, or to come and see all the entries.  AUGUST 19, 2017. The flyer will be available soon!

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President -  George Kocek     

Vice President -  Ed Bunting Secretary -  Joan Senko

Treasurer -   Elena Hibler Trustee -  Noreen Klover

Trustee -  Judy Lavicka Trustee - Bill Rulien

Trustee -  Karen Bunting Trustee - Wayne Saltzman

Trustee -  Carida Davis Trustee - Janie Votta

President Emeritus - Dee deGroh


Museum Hours

Saturdays and Sundays May through September 

noon to 3:00pm

Saturdays - all year noon to 3:00pm

Many additional open hours for special events. 

 The museum may be opened by appointment.

CALL:  Ed @ 815-458-2431 or Carida @ 815-258-4026


Donations of Braidwood artifacts, documents photos and family history  are appreciated, as well as your annual membership dues. We gratefully accept monetary donations at any time.

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