Greetings to the Lombard Historical Society and the Sheldon Peck Homestead from Kenneth B. Morris at the American Writers Museum in Chicago. Morris is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington.

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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.