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 ~ The Princeville Heritage Museum and Akron Townhouse School ~

Creating an asset for our community by preserving our history.

The mission and purpose of the Historical Association of Princeville shall be to collect and preserve artifacts relating to the history of Princeville, Illinois and surrounding communities including Monica, Laura, Edelstein, and Lawn Ridge.  The Historical Association of Princeville uses the Princeville Heritage Museum and the Akron Townhouse School as the setting to inform visitors and local residents regarding Princeville’s proud heritage.    

Through displays, programs, and events at the museum, the Historical Association of Princeville will strive to increase interest and in not only Princeville’s past but the history of our nation.  The museum will be the site for local research and preservation of historical data and items.


Open by Wednesdays & Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or by appointment

Leave a message (309)385-1916

or email


Admission is free!  

We do not charge an admission fee,

however, we rely on the generosity of our visitors to remain open.

If you’ve enjoyed your visit, please consider a monetary donation.

Suggested donation:

Adults – $5.00

Students – $3.00  


The Historical Association of Princeville is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Donations and memberships are tax-deductible.  

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