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Interested in volunteering? We can always use help! Also, if you have any Momence photos, memorabilia, antiques, or other items that you would like to donate or loan to the house, please contact us. for information.

Genealogy Resources

Online resources have become invaluable to the researcher, student and anyone with a casual interest in genealogy. The wealth of information online can be overwhelming, so we found important websites that allow visitors to use in their research. If you use a website that you believe should be included, please contact us.

Looking for relatives, photos or genealogy information from Momence? Contact us by email and we'll check our museum database to see if your family is on file.

Kankakee County Clerk Genealogy Online

Tales of an old Bordertown and along the Kankakee

Memories of Momence Township

Portrait and Biographical Record of Kankakee County, Illinois

Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois Kankakee County 1906

Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society

How To Date Old Photos

Illinois Military Records

Index for the book Momence, The Making of a River Town by Kay Hess

Local Publications

Know of a publication that should be added? Please let us know.