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Rest In Peace, Bob Provine. He will be deeply missed.

It is with a heavy heart, that the Antioch Historical Society report that one of our own, has passed.
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Rest In Peace, Bob Provine. He will be deeply missed. It is with a heavy heart, that the Antioch Historical Society reports that one of our most fervent and dedicated supporter and friend has passed. For his Tribute and Obituary, please see: https://www.higginsmortuary.com/tributes/Charles-Provine Thank you for your service, Bob, sincerely from more»

We are a Blue Star Museum

Antioch Historical Museum Recognized as a 2019 Blue Star Museum
Friday, May 17, 2019
WE ARE A BLUE STAR MUSEUM Antioch Historical Museum Recognized as a 2019 Blue Star Museum Thursday, May 9, 2019 Antioch Historical Museum proudly announces its participation in the 2019 Blue Star Museums Program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and over 2,000 more»

Antioch Police Department Display

130 Years of photographs Commemorating the Antioch Police Department
Saturday, February 2, 2019
By Diana Aquinaga
On loan from the Antioch Police Department is 130 years of photographs of police chiefs and on duty police officers. A fascinating display showing not only the police department but photos the station and community. On Display now: February 2- 27, 2019.

We are a Blue Star Museum

Antioch Historical Museum Recognized as a 2018 Blue Star Museum
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Antioch Historical Museum proudly announces its participation in the 2018 Blue Star Museums Program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America. Free admission is offered to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families from more»

Best of the Delta 2018 Runner-Up

Best Museum
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Thank you for voting! Antioch Historical Museum is the 2018 runner-up in the Best Museum category. We hope to win next year. We'll let you know when it's time to cast your vote for 2019. Antioch was well represented as Dow Wetlands Preserve won first place in Best Bird Watching. Lone Tree Golf & Event Center was runner-up for Best Brunch. Antioch more»

The Miniature Houses of Norma Petko

Saturday, February 3, 2018
By Carole Ann Davis
When Jeannie Herrera moved across the street from Norma Petko on Burbank Court in 1953, it was the beginning of a 60+ year friendship — a friendship that even had their two families moving in next door to each other on Putnam Street in 1969. A couple of years later the ladies shared their finds when they returned from family vacations. Kits to make more»