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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 #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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Hometown Trivia Online Fundraiser

May 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Hometown Trivia Online Fundraiser

We may have to stay at home, but that doesn't mean we can't have some fun together! Join us on Wednesday, May 13th at 7:00 pm for an hour of local trivia fun and games!

Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women

March 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women

UPDATE: This event will now be presented on line via Zoom.  It will be a live presentation and there will be an opportunity for Q & A with Ms. Goddard after the performance.   On

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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