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Museum Hours:

Tuesday and Friday - 10 AM to 2 PM, Saturday - 10 AM to 1 PM, Sunday - 1 to 4 PM
Closed all major holidays.
Library by Appointment Only Wed. 10am-12noon.
Advise calling on weekends as weddings may be taking place.(630)257-2972


Craft & Antique Vendors Wanted

for 2014 Lemont Street Fair - September 20, 2014

Plans are underway for the Lemont Historical Society's annual Lemont Street Fair to be held on Lemont Street in front of the Historical Society Museum, 306 Lemont Street on September 20 from 10:00 am. to 4:00 pm. Craft and Antique vendors are wanted for the event and can participate by contacting the Lemont Historical Society before September 10, 2014 at (630) 257-2972 or lemonthistorical@gmail.com.
Click here for Vendor Application.


2014 Lemont Street Fair - September 20, 2014 - 10:00 am to 4 pm

300 block of Lemont Street

Fair goers on September 20 will enjoy the Antique, craft and vendor market, rummage sale, free kids' activities, bakery sale, and pumpkins & fall decor from Puckerville Farm. Tours of the museum and family photos in Granny's Attic will also be offered, along with the popular "Road Show" appraisals from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. The Holy Cross/HM Marimba ensemble will be on hand to provide musical entertainment. For info: (630) 257-2972.


Thanks to the Girl Scouts who weeded our gardens.

The Lemont Area Historical Society would like to thank the girl scouts and especially the Birthday Girl who decided to have a "Weed Pulling Birthday Party" at the LAHS Museum gardens. Really appreciate their hard work along with Donna Holous from the Friendship Garden and the birthday girl's mom for pitching in and helping. THANK YOU!



Thanks to all for helping with Tag Days

Volunteers Ron and Doris begin manning Chipains for the first shift of Tag Days. We would like to thank all those who generously participated in volunteering and the customers at Chipains and Jewel who contributed to the LAHS.



Lemont Board Honors WWII Veterans

The Lemont Village Board honored Jessie Tasharski and Joseph Forzley, WWII Veterans, at a ceremony at Village Hall. Both of them went on the Honor Veterans Flight and felt both honored and humbled by the experience and recognition.



2014 Crosstown Classic Ticket Raffle

RAFFLE WINNER is: MR. & MRS. DON WALL
$50 Gas Card went to Shannon Dughetti - who was helpful to us in selling so many tickets.
All winners have been notified.

Present for drawing were: Joy Homerding, Rose Yates, and myself along with Joy's families little girl who drew the winning tickets. Rose did take a picture and I will take one of the Wall's son when he comes to collect the prize.

THANK ALL OF YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND HELPING US TO PRESERVE NOT ONLY OUR RICH HISTORY BUT IN MAINTAINING OUR BELOVED MUSEUM.


Superbowl Raffle Results

First we wish to thank all of you who participated in the SuperBowl Raffle on such short notice and helped us. We are grateful for your support.

    SuperBowl Results:
  • 1st Quarter - John Quinn
  • 2nd Quarter - Sue Roy's Boss
  • 3rd Quarter - Betty Slad
  • 4th Quarter - Box Seats - Rose Yates.

Art Raffle Winner

We are happy to announce our recent "Art Raffle Winner" Alexandra (Alex) Rose. The Lemont Artist, Joyce Affelt's, created this artwork.


Keepataw Days

The Lemont Area Historical Society wishes to thank Howard Johnson, his son-in-law Mark, and Gary White for being in the Keepataw Parade 2013 with their antique cars and helping to represent us – Doris and Susan were fortunate enough to ride in the 1917 Stanley Steamer this year.


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