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Where Kankakee County History is Preserved

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The winners for the 44th Annual Gallery of Trees “Holiday Traditions”

A family-tradition-inspired gallery of trees

Children's Choice Awards:

-1st Place: Kappa Sigma Tau (theme: A Child’s Christmas Memories)

-2nd Place: GFWC Woman’s Club of Kankakee (theme: A Charlie Brown Christmas)

-3rd Place: Kankakee Area YMCA (theme: Making Memories)

Adult's Choice Awards:

-1st Place: GFWC Woman’s Club of Kankakee (theme: A Charlie Brown Christmas)
-2nd Place: Uplifted Care (theme: Rudolph)
-3rd Place: Kankakee Kultivators (theme: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)


Per Gov. JB Pritzker, masks are no longer required beginning 3/1/2022.

Mask Update February 2022

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*New Exhibitions

Stop in to see our newest Exhibit: The Small Family: A Retrospective!

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Kankakee Podcast

We've partnered with Kankakee Podcast - a podcast about the people and places of Kankakee County - hosted by Jake LaMore! Once a month our team will be joining the show to share local history! Listen and subscribe to their mailing list for updates by visiting

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Our Mission

The mission of the Kankakee County Historical Society is to preserve the past, share the present, and inspire the future of Kankakee County.

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Museum Hours:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 9am-5pm

801 S 8th Avenue Kankakee IL 60901


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