Register Now for Halloween Events!

New Events Coming in October! Hauntings of La Grange  Join us at the LaGrange Area Historical Society’s Vial House (circa 1874) for an evening of haunting, disquieting, and out of the ordinary tales that are embedded in the La Grange area’s past.  When:  Friday night, October 20th Friday night, October 27th Reception at 7:00 Lights out

Brick by Brick : Tracing Your Home’s History

If walls could talk… Was your home moved, damaged by fire or enlarged to accommodate a growing family? These questions can be answered at an adult education class at the LaGrange Park Library. This class is being offered in conjunction with the LaGrange Park’s 125th Anniversary. This free class will feature Tina Beaird, who will

Discover the West End Tour Scheduled for September 9th and 10th

The La Grange Area Historical Society is pleased to announce the return of the West End walking tour with John Burns on September 9th and 10th.  The tour will focus on La Grange’s west end and will provide tour goers with some surprising tales of the village near Stone Avenue Station. Did you ever wonder: What

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The La Grange Centennial Quilt

The La Grange Public Library unveiled the village’s restored Centennial Quilt this past February. The La Grange Area Historical Society was asked by the Library to help commemorate the quilt’s re-installation. LGAHS member John Burns researched the Society’s and Library’s archives and interviewed LAGHS members to prepare a presentation on the quilt’s history. Attendees learned