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) 850 – 2135 or email our registrar, Marina Mayne, at mmayne@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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