Welcome from the Director of the Division of Historic Preservation Heidi Brown-McCreery

Welcome to the Historic Preservation Division’s web portal that provides history and preservation enthusiasts from around the globe an opportunity to support these Illinois treasures.  We are thankful you have chosen to follow the thousands of people that have demonstrated an interest in supporting our mission. Your donation will help ensure that Historic Sites around Illinois are preserved for generations to come.

While every effort will be made to keep your donation directed for the benefit of the site designated, please know that we cannot guarantee this will be the case.  For more information as to the particular project or goal for which your donation will be utilized, please contact the Historic Site manager at the phone number provided for that particular Site on our webpage. In the event you cannot reach a particular site, you may contact the Illinois Department of Natural Resources 217-782-6302 for more information. Thank you for making the sustainability of Illinois State Historic Sites a priority and benefactor of your generosity.

This fund accepts checks and credit cards.  Please make checks payable to DNR-Historic Sites.

On the memo of your check, please indicate which Historic Site you would like your donation to be directed.  As stated above, efforts will be made to keep your donation directed for the benefit of the site designated.  Checks should be sent to:

Department of Natural Resource
Historic Sites
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271

If you wish to claim this donation as a charitable contribution for tax reporting purposes, please visit https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p526.pdf


Payment Type (Please click the link below to make a payment.) We Accept
Historic Site Donation Visa Master Card Discover American Express

For assistance, please contact us at:
Illinois Historic Preservation Division-DNR
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702-1271
(217) 782-6302