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The DeKalb County History Center Collection is Growing

The DeKalb County History Center (DCHC) has already started to receive donations from communities throughout the county. Their first donation was connected to the...

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...

Come Learn More about Caring for your Collections

During these winter days, many of us are stuck indoors working on our inside “to do” list. Many times this includes going through those...

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...

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...