La Grange Founded
La Grange Park Founded
La Grange Area Historical Society Founded
Designation of La Grange Historic District

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  • Tea with your doll Sock Hop

Rock n’ Roll 50’s Style at the Historical Society’s Tea with your Doll

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Come learn about sock hops and Rock n’ Roll while enjoying 50’s style snacks and tea. We will be featuring American Girl Doll, Maryellen Larkin and raffling off American Girl themed prizes. This event is […]

  • La Grange North Campus

Class on the History of La Grange Now Offered Through LTHS Adult Ed

January 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Starting in February La Grange Area Historical Society member John Burns will be teaching a new class through the LTHS Adult Education program. The Program titled “La Grange, A Look Back”  will start February 2nd and […]

LGAHS Annual Holiday Open House

October 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Despite the cold temps, the first snowfall of the year made the perfect backdrop for our Open House at the Vial Museum. Many families came to see Santa, sip hot cocoa, and shop in the […]

La Grange Area Historical Society

Vial House Museum and Archive
444 South LaGrange Road
La Grange, IL  60525

PH:  708-482-4248   FAX:  708-482-4248

Museum Hours
Wednesdays – 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Last Sunday of each month – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

By appointment outside these hours


Membership is open to anyone who wishes to preserve the heritage and historical record of the La Grange Area.

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