Historical Society

Andover Historical Society

The Andover Historical Society was organized in 1967 for the purpose of preserving history of Andover and the surrounding area, promote tourism, and encourage people to enjoy Andover's historical treasures.  The AHS owns two historical buildings - the Andover Historical Museum and the American Woman's League Chapter House (for details, please click on the "Places to Visit" tab on the left side).

To become a member, or to make a donation, please list your name, mailing address, and make your check payable to Andover Historical Society, c/o Bonnie Bandelow, Treasurer, 903 17th Ave., Silvis, IL  61282.  The individual annual membership is $10, individual life membership - $50, family annual membership - $20, business annual membership - $25, and business life membership - $250.

The AHS meets the third Tuesday of April, June, September and November at the American Woman's League Chapter House at 1:30 p.m.  


November 21, 2017 Meeting:   Dave Crippen will present the program about the African safari trip he took earlier this year.

Hosts:  Ron & Eilene Peterson