Lakes Region Archive Center


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The LRHS archives is a place for local and family (genealogical) research. In the collection, you will find Antioch and Chain O' Lakes photographs, postcards, family histories, birth and marriage records, obituaries, cemetery records and photographs, county biographies, church records, telephone books, oral histories, maps, diaries, scrapbooks, yearbooks, newspapers business and family memories and microfilm pertaining to the history of our wonderful community over the last 170 years!


Reading Room at the Archive Center
Research area at the Archive Center
Grandfather clock at the Archive Center made by one of Antioch's last two Civil War Soldiers, Homer Stevens, donated by his grandson, Robert Stevens of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Waukegan-Antioch Railroad Stock Certificate from 1854 owned by one of Antioch's earliest residents, Ralph B. Simmons born in New York in 1829.
Unknown early Antioch resident
Wilde Jim French, early Antioch resident and Texas Saddle King. Learn about him at the archives. Wilde Jim had his own Wild West Show!

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