Organizational Purpose

N.E.IL was organized to assist members in the following endeavors:

  • To share goals relating to interpretation of local history
  • To increase professionalism skills in accepted museum practices
  • To disseminate technical information
  • To encourage public participation
  • To provide a network of cooperation between member organizations

Please visit our member museums and learn about the rich history of the area.

Membership Form

Are you a representative of a local Historical Society or Museum?  Please download our membership form by clicking the button below.

Board of Directors

A board of directors is elected from among the delegates. The board consists of five (5) elected officers, which are a chairman, vice chairman, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, and treasurer. The immediate past chairman shall be a non-voting member. The N.E.IL board meetings are open to all members. The meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Wednesday in the months of:

  • February
  • May
  • August
  • October

Please contact the chairman for information about the location of the board meeting, as the meetings are not always held in the same location.

Quarterly Meetings

N.E.IL delegates attend quarterly meetings held at a different member museum on the third Saturday in the months of:

  • March
  • June
  • September
  • November
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