Tremont Historical Society Hours/Location Membership Levels Members


Purpose: The Tremont Museum and Historical Society began in 1985 for the purpose of collecting and preserving historical artifacts and information of the area. We also find and collect any material which may help establish or illustrate the history of the Tremont area.

Meeting Dates and Times: Third Tuesday of January, March, May, September, and November, at 7:00 PM except January, which is a potluck that starts at 6:00 PM. Meetings are held at the Tremont Community Center, 216 S. Sampson St. in Tremont.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 738
Tremont, IL 61568

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President: Rich Sauder
   Phone: 231-1123  Email:

Vice President: Rick Otey
   Phone: 309-840-1492  Email:

Secretary: Kay Sommer
   Phone: 419-296-2323  Email:

Treasurer: Faye Childress
   Phone: 925-3229  Email:

Marketing Coordinator/Newsletter: Lori Fuoss
   Phone: 840-0094  Email:

Curator: Barbara Wagenbach
   Phone: 925-3827  Email:

Director: Marthajane Hillman
   Phone: 267-4106  Email:

Director: Scott Wertz
   Phone: 626-399-8772  Email:

Honorary Board Member: Janis Lee
   Phone: 925-5262  Email:

Hours: Open March - December on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 2-4 PM, and by appointment. Call Faye Childress 925-3229 or Rich Sauder 309-231-1123. Admission is by donation.
Note: Closed on Mother's Day

Location: Corner of Sampson and Madison Streets, Tremont, IL.

Membership Levels

Membership Levels:
Individual - $20

Dual - $35

Family - $45

Contributions to the organization are tax deductible and qualify for matching funds from employers who provide them.


You are encouraged to:

1. Join the Tremont Museum and Historical Society.

2. Pay your dues and send extra money as a donation.

3. Volunteer to work at the museum.

4. Purchase one or more of the items for sale.

5. Attend the meetings.

6. Write an article for the newsletter.

7. Donate historical items to the museum.

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