Welcome!

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.

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Our Illinois Bicentennial Float won the prize for the best float at the Palatine Independence Day Parade June 30, 2018!

 

Mary and Abe

 

Clayson

 

Thank you to volunteers Dave Hammer, Christine Rice, Linni Pesch, Tom Landeck, Mitch and Sue Minott, Denise Limburg, Marg Plank, Dave Noland and Bob Weder!

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Meet Linni Pesch, the Historical Society’s new coordinator with the Park District and Supervisor of needs and events at the Clayson House Museum.  She is also “Clayson,” our family mascot.

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Meet Clayson

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!

July’s Kids Day

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 The Society has prepared  historic plaques for downtown buildings!
Check them out at:

Plaque at Once Was Schoppe’s Store

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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