The plans for the building, located in the Forrest Railroad Park, include the following:
- Museum displaying a pictorial history of the Village of Forrest
- Reconstruction of the two-story observation turret from the original design
- To build an HO scale display of trains and the village, modeled after the early 1900's depicting the prominent role of the Wabash Railroad in our history
- Provide public restrooms for the Forrest Railroad Park
Anyone interested in giving a charitable donation may make checks payable to Forrest Historical Society Depot Fund and mail to:
Forrest Historical Society
303 E Krack St
PO Box 717
Forrest, IL 61741
100% of all donations received will be used for the Depot Reconstruction.
If you are interested in loaning old photos to be copied and placed in the museum, have an interest in helping build the HO scale display, or for any further information, you may contact the Committee Chairmen.