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Introducing the DeKalb County History Center!

The Sycamore History Museum is proud to announce its evolution into the DeKalb County History Center (DCHC). Partnering with the Joiner History Room, March...

Big News! Introducing DeKalb County History Center!

Inspiring curiosity in DeKalb County's history After several years of conversations, focus groups, and meetings, March 1, 2018 marks the creation of the DeKalb County...

‘100 Years Ago on the Home Front’ for the Museum Friday

A reluctant but energetic America entered the fighting in 1917. We sent our sons. We rationed our bread. We stopped wearing corsets to save...

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...

2017 Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour is Saturday!

Porches are a distinctive feature that can truly make a home feel welcoming. A nice porch is an invitation to stop and relax, to enjoy...

Time for Tea at the Sycamore History Museum

The Sycamore History Museum is serving up tea on Sunday, September 17. This historical “Tea Party” will be an enjoyable event for young ladies,...

“Etched in Stone” Annual Heritage Cemetery Walk

It is that time of year again; “Etched in Stone” the Sycamore History Museum’s Annual Heritage Cemetery Walk is all set for this Sunday,...

Sycamore History Museum Winter Fundraiser Friday

Featuring 'Burnham's 1893 Chicago World's Fair'  Daniel Burnham is coming to Sycamore and he is going to explore the ever popular 1893 World’s Fair! Connect to...

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...

Underground Railroad Class for Kids Thursday

Students fourth grade and older are invited to attend the Sycamore History Museum’s “Underground Railroad Class” for kids this coming Thursday, July 23rd, 2015....

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...

Connecting a Community: How One Railroad Shaped a Small Town

The Sycamore History Musuem's new exhibit is up and it's titled, "Connecting a Community: How One Railroad Shaped a Small Town.". This exhibit looks...