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Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on Oakwood Cemetery Thursday

Before the Ellwood family planned their palatial mansion at 509 N. First Street, Oakwood Cemetery—the property just to the north—was already a trove of...

Restoring the People’s House: IL Executive Mansion Reopens

This month's Brown Bag Lunch / Local Lore will explore Restoring the People's House: Illinois' Executive Mansion. Justin Blandford, of the Illinois Department of...

From Sycamore to Japan – Sycamore History Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch

With the talk “From Sycamore to Japan,” the Sycamore History Museum continues their exploration of topics related to their current exhibit “Adventures To and...

Daily Life in Sycamore, 1950-1969 at Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch Thursday

There are many amazing stories in Sycamore’s history connected to famous people and important events. However, sometimes ordinary daily life can be equally entertaining...

Brown Bag lunch features sneak preview of Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes...

The Sycamore History Museum is proud to announce that the theme of the 2017 Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour is “Porches of Sycamore!” As...

Preserving Memories at July’s Brown Bag Lunch

You have taken a trip of a life-time. Now you are back home you are faced with the question of how do you preserve,...

Show and Tell Brown Bag Lunch Thursday

This Thursday, February 2nd, the Sycamore History Museum’s Brown Bag lunch will be a “Show and Tell” event. Michelle Donahoe, Executive Director, will be...

July Brown Bag Lunch “Lynden Bute”

Lynden Bute has been an artist his whole life. He is best known in Sycamore for his snow sculptures, but is also talented carving...

Does this belong in a museum?

The Sycamore History Museum is inviting people to look through their house and see if they might have an item (or two) that could...

The Silver Spoon Mania at this months Brown Bag Lunch

DeKalb County residents were part of a national phenomenon from 1891 to the beginning of the First World War: the commissioning and collecting of...

History Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch on “Orphan Train” Thursday

On Thursday, July 2 enjoy an afternoon learning about local history and discussing a New York Times Best Seller, Orphan Train by Christina Baker...

Hear About The 1893 World’s Fair Thursday

Paula Buccoil, Project Manager for the Field Museum’s exhibit, “Opening the Vault: Wonders at the 1893 World’s Fair” will visit the Sycamore History Museum...