This site is operated by the Palatine Historical Society Board. Our purpose is to increase public knowledge of Palatine and Palatine Township and encourage people to visit the Clayson House Museum.
Our Illinois Bicentennial Float won the prize for the best float at the Palatine Independence Day Parade June 30, 2018!
Due to the rainy weather, safety of our participants and our textile collections, we have decided to postpone the Cemetery Walk to a later date. More info to come. Please check back for an update. Thank you!
the Palatine Historical Society’s Mascot
Clayson goes all over town to many community events. Look above for the mascot tag to see more pictures of Clayson. We will be adding & changing photos periodically. ARF!
The Society has prepared historic plaques for downtown buildings!
Check them out at:
19 N. Bothwell St. JL’s Pizza & Sports Bar was Palatine Stationary Store
16 S. Bothwell St. Harrington Manor was Palatine Pantry Delicatessen
15 S. Brockway St. Garfield’s Beverage Warehouse was Old Post Office
26 N. Brockway St. The Music Room was Schoppe’s Store
21 W. Railroad Av. Currently vacant was Studio One Photography
51 W. Wilson St. Dario’s was Hunnerberg Hotel
56 W. Wilson St. Tap House was Jewel Food Store
117 E. Slade St. Mac’s on Slade was Slade St. Fire Station
16 N. Brockway St. Zimmer Hardware is still Zimmer Hardware
25 W. Palatine Rd. American Data was Tharp Funeral Home
35 W. Slade St. Guidant Wealth Advisors was State Bank of Palatine
25 N. Brockway St. Monson Jewelers was Stark Hospital
60 N. Bothwell St. Lamplighter Tavern & Grill was Mac & Al’s Bar
249 E. Northwest Hwy. J. P. Wood Martial Arts
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