Our Town Coloring Book Cover

Learn more about this collaborative effort between the Huntley Area Public Library District Local History Department, The Huntley Historical Society and the Village of Huntley Historic Preservation Commission.


Do you have a photo, drawing, art, poem, or story you’ve posted to Facebook or just wish to share with others regarding the COVID-19 pandemic or the affect it had on you or the world? Consider adding it to this central repository to make it available for generations to come.

Thomas Huntley visits Hannah Martin

Students at Hannah Martin Elementary spent part of their day with Thomas Huntley.

Historical Interviews

Enjoy this series of Huntley History video interviews with past and current area residents.

Veterans Memorial Database

Help us honor local veterans by registering them for the Huntley Veterans Memorial!

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Huntley Businessman Drowns on the Alpena in October of 1880

The fickle, fowl fall weather on Lake Michigan has claimed numerous lives over the years. One Huntley man was just such ...
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Local History Display – Month of September

Check out the two Local History display cases located in the library's new Local History Room. Items in these displays ...
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Open House Celebrating 20 Years of Preserving Local History for Our Community – March 10

Saturday, March 10, 2022 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Brief Program: 10:30 a.m. The Local History Department was 20 years ...
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Introducing the Huntley History Coloring Book – Our Town

Have some fun learning more Huntley history with the new Our Town coloring book. Find interesting historical facts included on ...
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Scavenger Hunt-ley

Think you know Huntley? Want to get outside and explore the Friendly Village with Country Charm and learn some Huntley ...
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Take a Self Guided Tour of Huntley Town Square

Use this handy guide to take a tour of the Historical Huntley Town Square. Explore the history on East Main ...
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Thomas Huntley Visits 3rd Graders At Hannah Martin Elementary

A cardboard standup of Huntley's founding father Thomas Stillwell Huntley visited students on February 28, 2020. A presentation on Huntley ...
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Huntley’s Connection to the Iroquois Theater Fire

Huntley’s Connection to the Iroquois Theater Fire  In a small, unremarkable grave in St. Mary Cemetery in Huntley, a tragic ...
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The Huntley Link: Illinois Statehood Bicentennial 1818-2018

The Huntley Link: 200 Years of Huntley Firsts, Facts and Oddities Click here: The Huntley Link Presented by the Huntley ...
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Oliver Statler – Nationally Acclaimed Huntley Author

Oliver Hadley Statler (1915-2002) was a Bestselling Author and Japanese Art Expert From his small-town, midwestern roots, Huntley native Oliver Hadley ...
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