The Sycamore History Museum’s Pumpkin Fest Historic Tour of Homes is one of the favorites of Pumpkin Fest traditions. While many hands make light work, our wonderful committee has been working hard preparing. They are starting to check off some big items on the list.
X Confirm houses: There are six wonderful houses and SHM that will be part of this year’s walk: 229 S. Main Street, 519 S. Main Street, 912 S. Main Street, 423 S. California, 321 W. High Street, 706 DeKalb Avenue, and SHM at 1730 N. Main Street.Read More
Do you live out-of-town, but still have an interest in Sycamore’s history? Do you enjoy learning more about your community? Do you get excited when you hear interesting stories about where you live? Then check out the Sycamore History Museum’s newest on-line exhibit “Adventures To and From Sycamore.”Read More
The Sycamore History Museum recently held its Annual Meeting. As part of the meeting we presented “our numbers.” Once again, SHM is continuing to grow and reach more people. For a small museum these 2016 highlights are pretty impressive!Read More
This Wednesday is a special day in Sycamore. The “Wall that Heals” returns to town. This 250- foot-long replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. will arrive at the Sycamore Community Park off Airport Road and will be there until Sunday. This wall bears the name of more than 58,000 men and woman who died serving during the Vietnam WarRead More
Balancing local history with an adventure story, In Search of a Fair Wind quickly captures your imagination. Traveling to Japan in 1891 with her husband and infant daughter, Georgia Townsend Yates offers unique insights along with a sense of humor during her extraordinary experience. Meanwhile Clint Cargile places her letters in historical context, providing readers with a special appreciation for this exceptional journey.Read More