Friends of the Old Courthouse is a non-profit organization (501c3) dedicated to raising awareness of the historical significance of the Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House on the Woodstock Square and to raising funds that will further the restoration of the buildings.  Become a member with exciting benefits!

All members receive:

  • Tax deductible donations under Internal Revenue Code Section 170 as we are a 501(c)3 public charitable organization
  • Advance notice of events
  • “First Look” at new merchandise
  • Emailed newsletter featuring building updates & ongoing renovations
  • Pride in helping restore a beautiful landmark building on the historic Woodstock Square!

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$25 membership

Includes Annual Membership and a Friends of the Old Courthouse sticker


$50 Membership

Includes Annual Membership, a free photo book (list price $36), and a sticker


$100 Membership

Includes Annual Membership and two photo books and two stickers – Twice the fun!


$200 Membership

Includes Annual Membership, a personal tour of the Old Courthouse and Jail and even includes a free photo book and sticker!