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Heritage Marker Program

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The Hanover Township Heritage Marker program began in April of 2011 to recognize and promote the many historic locations in Hanover Township. 

See a list of the current Heritage Markers below and click on the marker name for more information.

Do you have an idea for a Heritage Marker in Hanover Township? Please send us an email to or give us a call at 847-888-8329.

Dedicated: October 20, 2015

The marker commemorates the first volunteer fire department organized in Hanover Park. The Ontarioville Volunteer Fire Department was established on April 3, 1928 at this location with a $282 collection from the community. The first station remained at this location until demand became too high and funds were raised to build a new firehouse. In July of 2000, the district merged into the Village of Hanover Park.

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