Events

The Cottage and the Peck Homestead will be closed for Good Friday and Easter.


Sun, April 27:
Dynasty of Fashion fashion show

1:30 - 4pm at St. John's Lutheran Church. Join us for food and beverages as we view glitzy and glamorous 1980's fashion. Read more.

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Sweet's Civil War Encampment
Find details and registration forms here.



Community Memorial to Bill Mueller

Plans to remember long-time Village President William "Bill" Mueller are underway. To contribute to the project, visit the Community Memorial Site web site.


Lilac Time 2014
lilacs Lilac Time May 3 - 17!

We wonder if spring will ever arrive - but it will! And we are already planning our Lilac Time activities.
This year, the Westin Yorktown is offering a special rate if you are staying overnight during Lilac Time.
Read tour information
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Visit our new temporary exhibit at the Carriage House on Weds, Fri, and Sundays 1-4pm. Read about and view artifacts from Lombard's many talented residents.


Carriage House Capital Campaign

Why did we expand the Carriage House?

  • The Society received a $70,000 grant provided construction was completed in 2012. We met that goal on time!
  • To bring this village-owned property into ADA-compliance
  • To enhance our ability to tell Lombard’s stories through exciting and interactive exhibits
  • To add the capacity to host classrooms of students, and to offer expanded tours

Why did the Village of Lombard give money to this project?

  • Capital improvement of a village-owned property (sidewalks, sewer/water, and fire/burglar protection)
  • The village has maintained the carriage house since 1980 when it was placed on the Maple Street property
  • The Village also loaned money to the Historical Society to be repaid by 2015.

I love Lombard! How can I donate to this project?

  • Thank you! Visit our donation page for details.
  • We need $40,000 more to complete the project.


Mystery Photo
Nearly a century ago, this woman is walking south on Park Ave in downtown Lombard. The railroad crossing was at grade until 1985.  View past Mystery Photos.

 
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