Virtual Tours
Participate in one of Elgin’s exciting online tours. 

Cobblestone Tour
Elgin is home to 6 cobblestone homes built in the mid-19th Century.
Historic District Tour
The Elgin Historic District was formed in 1983, there are 667 structures in the Historic District including churches, houses, flats and businesses.

More tours to come

For more information regarding online tours or historic preservation contact the Elgin Area Historical Society, 360 Park Street, Elgin 847-742-4248.

Historic Elgin Website
Historic Elgin is an award winning site that brings awareness to Elgin’s architectural and cultural heritage. Information on this site was gathered from the Elgin Heritage Commission’s Building Plaque Program.