P.O. Box 520, Deerfield, IL 60015. (847) 948-0680. deerfieldhistory@gmail.com

Dedicated to preserving and interpreting local history and architecture in Deerfield, Bannockburn, Riverwoods and Lincolnshire.

WELCOME
The Deerfield Area Historical Society created and maintains the Deerfield Historic Village. Through our historic buildings, exhibits, and programs, we bring history to life and share it with the community.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD PHOTOS NOW ONLINE
This is a digitization project of the Deerfield Area Historical Society.
View photos from Deerfield's past.

DEERFIELD CEMETERY IS INTERACTIVE AND ONLINE
Visit the Village's website at:
http://www.gisconsortium.org/WebApps/StoryMaps/VDF/DeerfieldCF/s2.html

DISCOVER A 19TH CENTURY PRAIRIE VILLAGE
Visit the oldest house in Lake County
Step into a mid-19th century farmhouse
Ring the bell of a one-room schoolhouse
Imagine cooking in a 1900 kitchen
Examine antique carriages and farm equipment

LAKE COUNTY'S OLDEST BUILDING CELEBRATES 178 YEARS
Deerfield's Caspar Ott log house, the oldest surviving building in Lake County, is celebrating its 178th year. You are invited to tour the 1837 structure and four other buildings at the Deerfield Historic Village, 517 Deerfield Rd., open Sundays from 2pm to 4pm.

 

 

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