New Sheldon Peck Documentary

Sheldon Peck: Portrait of An Ordinary Man in Extraordinary Times
Produced by Tim Frakes

Jan 31: 7pm - Free public showing of the Peck documentary. Lombard Community Building at Lombard Common Park.

DVD copies are available for purchase at the Historical Society.


Sheldon Peck Letter Writing Contest
Feb 1- Feb 28.2019

Open to 5th students in Lombard schools. Read details.

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Sheldon Peck Portrait Exhibit - Summer 2019 

Lombard Historical Society has begun planning a special exhibit of original Sheldon Peck portraits June - August. 

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


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.

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