Events

Sat, April 25 Member Breakfast
9:30am, Carriage House

Enjoy a light breakfast and presentation on Peck Homestead's designation to the National Network to Freedom.

Sat, May 2 Cemetery Cleanup
9am - noon
Main St. & Washington, Lombard
Help us clean up the cemetery. Bring gardening tools if you can.

 

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Community Memorial to Bill Mueller

The memorial gazebo to remember long-time Village President William "Bill" Mueller has been built! We are thrilled that nearly 100 people joined us on a chilly October 31 for the dedication of this beautiful new gazebo.

Contributions are still being accepted at the Community Memorial Site web site.




Lilac Time - May 2 - 16!

Lilac tours

Discover Lilac Time in Lombard - May 2015.


 

Find registration forms for Lombard's Civil War Reenactment on our Civil War page.



Carriage House Capital Campaign

Why did we expand the Carriage House?

  • The Society received a $70,000 grant provided construction was completed in 2012. We met that goal on time!
  • To bring this village-owned property into ADA-compliance
  • To enhance our ability to tell Lombard’s stories through exciting and interactive exhibits
  • To add the capacity to host classrooms of students, and to offer expanded tours

Why did the Village of Lombard give money to this project?

  • Capital improvement of a village-owned property (sidewalks, sewer/water, and fire/burglar protection)
  • The village has maintained the carriage house since 1980 when it was placed on the Maple Street property
  • The Village also loaned money to the Historical Society to be repaid by 2015.

I love Lombard! How can I donate to this project?

  • Thank you! Visit our donation page for details.
  • We need $25,000 more to complete the loan.


 
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