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.

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

 

39th ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Sunday, September 21, 12–4pm
Deerfield Historic Village, 517 Deerfield Road


The Historical Society celebrates fall with this family-friendly free event featuring historic building tours, food and entertainment. Children can enjoy vintage games and hands-on activities and visit a one-room schoolhouse. All profits will be used to help restore buildings in the Historic Village.

 

LAKE COUNTY'S OLDEST BUILDING CELEBRATES 175 YEARS
Deerfield's Caspar Ott log house, the oldest surviving building in Lake County, is celebrating its 175th year. You are invited to tour the 1837 structure and four other buildings at the Deerfield Historic Village, 517 Deerfield Road, open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m.


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