Ongoing Activities:



  • Provide research information to individuals or groups inquiring about families, sites, architecture or structures
  • Conduct tours for school groups, scout troops, bus tours, seniors groups, historical societies or other organizations
  • Visit area schools to educate the students about the history of Frankfort.
  • Sponsor of the Frankfort Brass Band, the "unofficial" band of the Honor Flights-Chicago taking place at Midway Airport between May and September each year.  The band plays several concerts throughout the year.
  • Participate in other downtown Frankfort events and activities

Frankfort Area Historical Society

Annual Activities:

  • Candlelight House Walk (first Friday of December, after the first Thursday of December - tree lighting)
  • Sponsor the Kettle Korn booth at the Fall Festival


Funds raised through these activities along with memberships, museum purchases and monetary donations, allow us to:


  • Provide four $1,000 scholarships to 4 graduating seniors at Lincoln-Way High Schools
  • Renew annual subscription to Ancestory.com available at the Frankfort Public Library
  • Donate funds to the KidsWork Children's Museum
  • Co-sponsor Annual Ice Cream Social for Frankfort residents
  • Help fund events sponsored by the Frankfort Historic Business Assn. including the horse-drawn wagon on Halloween, hosting the Lantern Parade the Saturday evening of Christkindl Weekend and more