Research

Looking for something specific for a school research assignment or genealogy project? Check out some of the most requested documents here. The museum offers a lot more on site in the archives. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Call us at (847) 459-2318 or email Debbie Fandrei at dfandrei@bgparks.org. The images and documents are free for personal use as long as you credit the museum. There is a fee for corporate use of images.

From Village's 50th Anniversary book (2008)

From Village’s 50th Anniversary book (2008)

Early Buffalo Grove

Early Buffalo Grove

1979.28.028

Early Buffalo Grove settlers: Melchior Raupp and Maria Theobald, C. 1880s

Martha Brehm and Anthony Kobiella wedding, 06/25/1925

Martha Brehm and Anthony Kobiella wedding, 06/25/1925

1910 John Raupp barn expansion

1979.03.009 photoshopped

St. Mary’s Church, C. 1880s.

Bill’s Buffalo House, C. 1974. The building was the Firnbach Tavern in the 1880s and is currently Lou Malnati’s.

Frank Welter's Standard Oil Filling Station, 1933. Frank Welter's Standard Oil filling station, c. 1933; Located on Route 83, north of Lake Cook line

Frank Welter’s Standard Oil Filling Station, 1933. Frank Welter’s Standard Oil filling station, c. 1933; Located on Route 83, north of Lake Cook line

Early settlers: Jacob Weidner and Anna Maria Huebner

Early settlers: Jacob Weidner and Anna Maria Huebner

Quirine Weidner family, 1918

Quirine Weidner family, 1918

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