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History is being made.
Help record the story of the La Grange Area.
 
The La Grange Area Historical Society is documenting how life in our community has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Collecting information about the personal experiences of individuals and families will preserve the story of this unusual and unexpected time in the community’s history.
 
Residents of all ages from La Grange and La Grange Park are invited to participate and share their experiences in the following ways:
 
Help capture this event as it unfolds. History is being made, and our community has a story to tell. All submissions will be compiled and saved in the archives of the Historical Society for future research and educational use. 

 

Try our new self-guided walking tours! Explore the Historic District of La Grange!
Click on a tour below to download or print the guide:

Walking Tour #1
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Walking Tour #4
Walking Tour #5
Walking Tour #6
Walking Tour #7

Tours can also be viewed on PocketsSights, a free app you can download to your device!

Check back for more – there will be seven tours available soon!

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Madam President – July 9th 7:00 pm

April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Madam President – July 9th 7:00 pm

Join us on July 9th at 7:00 pm for William Hazelgrove's virtual presentation of Madam President.  This program is brought to you in partnership with the La Grange Library.  Click here to register. After President

Volunteer with Us!

September 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Volunteer with Us!

We are in need of volunteers for a wide variety of positions.  If you can lend your time and talents, we have a spot for you!  Activities and projects include scanning, gardening, research and more.

La Grange Area Historical Society

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

E-Mail: Contact Us by e-mail for a quick response.

Phone:  708-482-4248 

Museum Hours

Regular museum hours have been suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 safety protocol.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

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

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