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Featured Content
CURRENT EXHIBITION
Running:  April 26, 2014—March 2015

The story of Everell Dutton’s life exemplifies the pioneer spirit, dedication of the solider, and richness of the Gilded Age. Through Dutton’s letters, photographs, maps, artifacts, and newspapers, we gain insight into the challenges, work ethics, and vision of man, community and nation.

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RECENT NEWS
Posted:  November 12, 2014

The Sycamore History Museum will be closed on Wednesday, November 12 at 12:30 and all day on Thursday, November 13. The Civil War class at 7:00 p.m. will still be held at the 475 DeKalb Ave, at the DeKalb County Community Foundation tonight, November 12.    

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our stories, our history
The everyday experiences of ordinary men, women, and children in countless towns and neighborhoods also helped give shape to the past. Local history, family history, and the history of ethnic communities provide avenues into the history of ordinary people and everyday events.
Fay Metchalf and Matthew T. Downey
Using Local History in the Classroom
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