Physical Location

The Crystal Lake Historical Society is located at the Colonel Palmer House, which is at the intersection of Illinois Route 176 and Terra Cotta Road in Crystal Lake. 

Summer/Fall Hours:

Tuesdays (3PM - 7PM)

Thursdays (11AM - 4PM)

Fridays (11AM - 4PM)

1st Saturday of each month (11AM - 4PM) 

PLEASE NOTE: The Colonel Palmer House will be closed June 12-16, but will reopen again on Tuesday, June 20th.

If you are planning to do research, it is best to call ahead to make certain someone will be available to assist you.

Mary Ott is the Site Coordinator at Colonel Palmer House.  Email her at: palmerhouse@crystallakeparks.org or call 815/455-1151

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Contact us by Email

info@cl-hs.org

Contact us by Phone

815/455-1151 (leave a message)

Contact us by Mail

Crystal Lake Historical Society

P.O Box 1151

Crystal Lake, IL 60039-1151