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History of the DeKalb Fire Department at this week’s Local Lore

The DeKalb Fire Department has been saving lives for over 100 years. In honor of Fire Prevention Month, join firefighter Luke Howieson for a...

Learn More About Queen Anne Style in Sycamore!

The Sycamore residential area contains more than 200 buildings which record the radical style change that developed in late 19th to early 20th century...

Celebrate Fall with the Sycamore History Museum

When you think of fall apples often come to mind. This Saturday, October 14 make those thoughts part of a fun family activity. The...

“Harvesting Garden Vegetables” at SHM’s Last Story Time of Season

As we move into the last days of summer, it is time to start harvesting some wonderful garden vegetables. The Sycamore History Museum is...

Museum Exhibit Opening: Adventures to and From Sycamore

Alaska, Japan, Sweden, Mexico, France and Iraq are not necessarily places you would describe as having a strong connection to Sycamore. However, in the...

Museum Docent Training Thursday

Docents are needed to for the Sycamore History Museum’s new exhibit, “Adventures to and from Sycamore.” Docents are volunteers who lead tours for visitors...

November Sycamore History Museum Brown Bag Lunch, “History of the Stuz...

In 2001 a group of current and former Sycamore Firefighters met to promote the history of the Sycamore Fire Department and to purchase the...

Cortland History Books for Sale

The Town of Cortland has had a rich history in DeKalb County for 150 years. The stories of the people, places and events that...

Between Bread: A Look Inside The Hamburger [INFOGRAPHIC]

It probably isn’t a surprise that Memorial Day (a popular holiday for cook-outs) and National Hamburger Day (May 28) fall so close together. While...

Tax-Exempt No Longer: The NFL’s Tax History and Future

Ed note: You may have just finished paying a tax bill for 2014, but you know who didn’t? The National Football League. However, Mike...

Daylight Saving Time: Are You Ready to Spring Forward? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s almost time to “Spring Forward.” While most of us are totally on board with the general idea of Spring (no more snow! or...

Brown Bag Lunch “Collecting Civil War Artifacts”

This Thursday, August 7th, 2014, stop by the Sycamore History Museum to learn about collecting Civil War Artifacts. As the United States has looked...