To Promote and Preserve Metamora's History: Metamora Association for Historic Preservation.  Chartered Sept. 21, 2000. Illinois.

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2022 open houses: Our Stevenson House, at 104 W. Walnut St. in Metamora, will be open to the public on Sunday, October 9 & 23, each from 1pm to at least 3pm. Come and enjoy! We also provide tours by appointment.

New video tour: For our 45-minute audio/video tour of Metamora, with driving instructions, click here for the "Welcome to Historic Metamora" video on YouTube.

Check out our newsletters, which come out every 2 months. Includes our special February 2015 newsletter about the Underground Railroad in Metamora Township; more on this in 2022.

The Underground Railroad in Metamora, a book of transcribed statements by the actual conductors and other participants, is now available: $10 at the local Commerce Bank, Metamora library, or Timeless Treasures on the Square; or $15 check payable to Metamora Association for Historic Preservation, P.O. Box 264, Metamora IL 61548, with your name and mailing address.

The new series of color Metamora Note Cards are now available at several Metamora locations or by contacting us: See our June 2016 newsletter for prices and details.

The Metamora Association for Historic Preservation (MAHP) has been formed to foster awareness, preservation and development of Metamora’s rich history. Our vision is that once renovated, the Adlai E. Stevenson I House will serve as a museum for Metamora memorabilia. This historic property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is recognized by the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation.

MAHP was formed in September of 2000 and has a 501(c)(3) certificate and governing board.

Did you know Hanover was the first town name?

Metamora Creamery  •  Cyrus Niles vs. Metamora


1930 Dodge Fire Truck   •   Metamora Shoe Store


Metamora Hermits


Rohman Gas Station  •   Waldschmidt Bros. Store

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