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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

Hip Hip Huzzah to the Quarrymen!!!
Victorious over the Chicago Salmon
                        30 to 29.
Most runs ever scored as Quarrymen!

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
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:
++ "Road Show" appraisals from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
++ Abe Ordman will be telling stories at the Street Fair at 1:30 p.m.
++ the Antique, craft and vendor market,
++ rummage sale,
++ free kids' activities,
++ bakery sale,
++ pumpkins & fall decor from Puckerville Farm.
++ Tours of the museum
++ family photos in Granny's Attic
++ 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!

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.

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.

Keepataw Days will now only be a memory for many of us, since it was decided that financially it could not continue.A tradition now lost. It will, however, remain a pleasant, fun, part of our Lemont childhood that we will always treasure.

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