Fox Valley Chapter Links to Websites


This page contains some links to websites of the SAR, historical societies, genealogical societies, Fox Valley area places of interest and security agencies. Please let the webmaster know if there are additional sites that are candidates to be included in the list below.

Category Organization Comments
SAR  Sons of the American Revolution  National Website
 Illinois SAR  Illinois Website
 SAR Member Database  National SAR member database
 SAR Patriot and Grave Index  National SAR Patriot and Grave Index
DAR  Daughters of the American Revolution  National Website
 Illinois DAR  Illinois Website
Genealogical  DuPage County Genealogical Society  Located in Wheaton
 Elgin Genealogical Society  Located in Elgin, IL
 Fox Valley Genealogical Society  Fox Valley Illinois Society
 Kane County Genealogical Society  Kane County Illinois Society
 American Ancestors  New England genealogy organization with research guidance.
 Newberry Library  Chicago's best genealogy library.
Historical  Aurora Historical Society  Founded in 1906
 DuPage County Historical Society  Many good links like museums
 Elgin Area Historical Society  
 Glen Ellen Historical Society  Includes famous Stacy's Tavern
 Lemont Area Historical Society  Lemont Area Historical Society
 Naper Settlement  Recreation of 19th century Naperville.
 Pritzker Military Museum and Library  Chicago library/museum with a collection on the Citizen Soldier.
Living History  Jas Townsend and Son  Retailer of Revolutionary War era clothing and personal items.
 Cowpens National Battlefield  Revolutionary War battle site hosting living history events.
 American Revolutionary War Living History Center  North Carolina based organization hosting living history events.
 Mystic Seaport  The nation's leading maritime museum - located in Mystic CT.
 Fort de Chartres  French Colonial site located 5 hour drive south of Chicago. Site of annual Rendezvous and oldest free standing building in Illinois
Reenactors  Northwest Territory Alliance (NWTA)  Midwest-based Revolutionary War reenactment organization with over 500 members.
 1st Regiment of Light Dragoons  Cavalry organization in the NWTA.
Other  Cantigny Park  Home of First Division (Big Red One) Military Museum and host of annual Revolutionary War Reenactment.
 Kane County Cougars  Great minor league baseball team.
 Kane County Guide  Search finds Fox Valley SAR chapter.
 Morton Arboretum  A huge outdoor museum of trees in Lisle, Illinois.
 Boy (and Eagle) Scouts  Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts.
 Freedom Rock  Patriotically painted rock in rural Iowa - origin of Iowa and National Freedom Rock Tour.
Security  Illinois Emergency Services  Illinois Emergency Services Management Assoc.
 Illinois Homeland Security  State agency website.
 Red Cross  Main Website
 USA Police  Listing of police departments in each county