The Geneva History Museum is pleased to announce that Mick Zollers has been named Historian Emeritus by a unanimous vote of the Museum’s Board of Directors. Historian Emeritus is an honorary perpetual status of founders or individuals of distinction who have moved the organization to new heights.
“Mick’s long time dedication to the museum, his numerous hours contributing to property research and knowledge of Geneva has helped the museum award bronze plaques to more than one-hundred buildings,” said Glorianne Campbell, President of the Board of Directors.
Zollers grew up in Geneva and graduated in from Geneva High School in 1956. He worked for Chicago Title Company for more than 30 years, which was then located where the Museum is now. Zollers has been a volunteer in the Museum’s archives since the year 2000 sharing his knowledge of how to read abstracts and land records to assist with research requests from the community.
“I enjoy working with people here,” said Zollers. “The big plus is the unlimited research information the Museum has in it’s archives.”
The Geneva History Museum is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and share Geneva’s evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community. Previous Historian Emerita of the museum include Margaret Allen, Alden Odt, Merritt King, Jamie Daniel and Gloria Cregier Emma.