Have some fun learning more Huntley history with the new Our Town coloring book. Find interesting historical facts included on each page. Stop in the library to pick up your free copy of this Huntley treasure. The book was a collaborative effort between the Huntley Area Public Library Local History Department, The Huntley Historical Society … Read more
Think you know Huntley? Want to get outside and explore the Friendly Village with Country Charm and learn some Huntley History while you are at it? Download and try this Town Square Scavenger-Hunt-ley. This is a joint effort between the Huntley Area Public Library’s Local History Department and The Huntley Historical Society. The answers will … Read more
Use this handy guide to take a tour of the Historical Huntley Town Square. Explore the history on East Main St., Coral St., Church St. and Woodstock St. including the Veterans War Memorial, the Old Village Fire Bell and much more! Download the Town Square Guide as a .PDF
A cardboard standup of Huntley’s founding father Thomas Stillwell Huntley visited students on February 28, 2020. A presentation on Huntley History was also provided by Nancy Bacheller, Local History Assoc.
Huntley’s Connection to the Iroquois Theater Fire In a small, unremarkable grave in St. Mary Cemetery in Huntley, a tragic story is buried. It is the tale of 18-year-old Mary Donahue, the granddaughter of early Huntley settler Daniel Donahue and Huntley resident Bridget Heelan. Over the Christmas holidays in 1903 Mary and a girlfriend arranged … Read more