Local History

Black and White photo of a building in Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect is fortunate to have an active Historical Society which has documented much of the Village’s past.

For an on-line Historical Resource page go to:

Mount Prospect Historical Society
101 S. Maple Street
Mount Prospect, IL 
60056-3203 847/392-9006
Executive Director: Lindsay Rice

Illinois Digital Archives
Images of photographs and other materials related to Mount Prospect can be found in the Illinois Digital Archives online collection. The project is administered by the Illinois State Library.

The Prospect Day
The Library now offers digital access to the archive of The Prospect Day, a local Mount Prospect newspaper that was published between April 1966 and June 1970.