patricia poskocil (photo: jean jeske)

patricia poskocil (photo: jean jeske)

Congratulations Patricia Poskocil - winner of the 2017 William J Mueller Lombard Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement. Pat, a founding member of the Lombard Historical Society,  has championed Lombard history for decades, and spent countless hours researching portrait artist Sheldon Peck. Patricia is a long-time member of the Historical Society Board of Management. Congratulations Pat!

View the award ceremony here.

village president keith giagnorio, patricia poskocil,  Historic preservation commission president rita Schneider (photo: jean jeske)

village president keith giagnorio, patricia poskocil,  Historic preservation commission president rita Schneider (photo: jean jeske)


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Our capital campaign project entails fixing the foundation of the Sheldon Peck Homestead. All donations are most welcome!

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Sheldon Peck Portrait Exhibit - 2019 

Lombard Historical Society has begun planning a special exhibit of original Sheldon Peck portraits for spring 2019. 

These portraits have never been seen together in one location. We invite you to donate to make this very special event possible. 


Victorian Cottage - 23 W Maple

Victorian Cottage - 23 W Maple

Carriage House - 23 W Maple

Carriage House - 23 W Maple

Sheldon Peck Homestead - 355 E parkside 

Sheldon Peck Homestead - 355 E parkside 


As the stewards of Lombard’s heritage, we will make the past meaningful in order to impact our community’s present and future.