Donate to preserve our heritage!

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The Crete Area Historical Society is a registered 501 c3 organization with the mission to preserve and share Crete's local history for today and tomorrow!

You are welcome to help us advance our mission with monetary donations either online or via check. If you would like to mail a check, please mail it to

Crete Area Historical Society

PO Box 266

Crete, IL 60417

We are also accepting physical items if they help tell the story of the people, places or events of Crete. To learn more, please reach out to Tim Piepenbrink via email at