J.F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center has received an assist from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help pay to restore the historic 1861 Glidden House.
The Launching Pad restaurant building in Wilmington is one of the iconic stops for Route 66 tours. The Joliet Area Historical Museum might purchase the property.
'Secrets and Surprises in Illinois' starts Monday
From John Dement’s arrival in Dixon in 1840 until his death in 1883, the city would continue to benefit greatly from his community mindedness, business acumen, political influence and civic leadership.
Guests can learn about the history of the mansion, which was built in 1855, from costumed docents. Holiday treats will be available.
City Council approves land lease that allows plan to move forward for 1851 Cassedy house. History on Wheels is a traveling exhibit that portrays the role of African Americans in U.S. military history.
Polo City Council members reached a consensus Nov. 20 to not move forward with seeking bids to demolish Congress School. However, they are asking Polo Building Inspector Casper Manheim to condemn the structure.
Wadsworth's great-great-great-grandmother was killed in the collapse of the bridge on May 4, 1873.
For many early stagecoach passengers, the Rock River ferry forced them to stay for the night. But for others, the beauty of Dixon’s unique perch above the river would inspire them to stay for a lifetime.
99-year-old recalls his service in the South Pacific
The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society is inviting the public to a free program set for Sunday, Nov. 12.
Luther Johnson wants to take up the cause that originated more than three years ago when the Will County Historical Society agreed to take ownership of the Casseday House with a plan to create a museum devoted to local African American history.
programs in November programs include a dog hike, 18th century weaponry and a 6-mile Woods Walk Group Hike. Registration is available on the event calendar at ReconnectWithNature.org. Here is the lineup.
Nestled into the quiet grounds of Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore, one can find pieces of DeKalb County history dating back to the American Civil War. The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War E. F. Dutton Camp No. 49 is committed to ensuring those soldiers aren’t forgotten.
A nonprofit devoted to African Amiericans' role and service in the U.S. military history wants to turn the building at Jackson and Youngs Avenue into a museum.