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Washington Historical Society Warehouse Sale

Visit Washington’s history, and then take some home! Help WHS with our spring cleaning as we clean out the warehouse and move into our new home on the Washington Square. Unique antique furniture, collectibles, and local artifacts will be sold at a 2 day sale with all items priced and available for sale with proceeds […]

Washington Historical Society Warehouse Sale

108 Washington Square Visit Washington’s history, and then take some home! Help WHS with our spring cleaning as we clean out the warehouse and move into our new home on the Washington Square. Unique antique furniture, collectibles, and local artifacts will be sold at a 2 day sale with all items priced and available for […]

Tours of Danforth Building – Members Only

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Members: Please join us for a tour of the new headquarters of the Washington Historical Society - 128 Washington Square. Please click on the link on our home page to sign up for the tour.    

Time Travels in Trunks Program

LaHood Park, Westin Shelter Kingsbury Road, Washington, IL

Please join us for our first Time Travels in Trunks educational program since the pandemic began. The free, interactive program will especially appeal to elementary age students and kids of all ages. Come learn some new things about Washington's history!

Walldogs Mural

104 S. Washington Square 104 S. Washington Square, Washington, IL

The Washington Historical Society, in conjunction with private donors, is happy to announce that we are bringing another historically-themed mural to Washington! This time, the mural will be painted on the west-facing wall of 104 S. Washington Square. We have engaged Anat Ronen, one of the Walldogs painters who worked on our William Holland mural […]

Open House at 128 Washington Square

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Please join us to chat with one of this year's Roots recipients, Dr. Christian Vercler, at an open house at our newly remodeled space on the square. Refreshments will be available. This event is open to all!

Christmas House Tour

Mark your calendars for this always fun and festive event! The Washington Historical Society is so happy to again offer a popular, pre-holiday event for our community, the Christmas Home Tour. The tour is Tuesday, December 14 from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Kevin and Melissa Sullivan - on the Royer family farm at the […]

Roots Recipients Presentation

Washington Historical Society 128 Washington Square, Washington, IL

Please join us for what will be wonderful presentation from this year's Roots Recipients: Dr. Christian Vercler and Dr. Marcus Jarboe. The doctors will discuss their career path, what they do now, and their time spent growing up in Washington. This event is open to the public.