Purpose The Northbrook Historical Society was organized in December 1973 and Incorporated in March 1974 by residents interested in preserving the history of our Village. As stated in the bylaws, the purpose of the society is: To discover, collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge, which will establish or illustrate the history of the Village of Northbrook, its exploration, settlement, development and progress.
The Schinleber Collection of Early Shermerville/ Northbrook Photographs
Memorabilia and photographs from some of the pioneer families
Northfield Township Census Index for 1850 to 1910
Land records and maps
Family history files - including a growing collection of GEDCOM files
Cemetery and some early burial records