The DeKalb County History Center, in partnership with the Joiner History Room, explores the diverse stories that are part of our county’s history; gather people together through exhibits, programs, and research; and inspire people to apply this knowledge to enlighten the decisions of tomorrow.

The History Center also is committed to building the capacity of local organizations by providing resources and opportunities for collaboration.

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2020 Historic Tour of Homes
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Historic Homes Tour

The DeKalb County History Center is closed due to Tier 3 COVID Mitigation
effective immediately.

For any assistance, please contact us via email at info@dekalbcountyhistory.org or
phone at 815-895-5762.

Hours:

Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Thursdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Fridays: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Sundays: CLOSED

 

Address:

1730 N Main St.
Sycamore, IL 60178

Phone:

(815) 895-5762

Our Mission

DeKalb County History Center inspires curiosity in DeKalb County’s history by gathering, exploring, and inspiring people.

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History in Action

Tour the CampusClick Picture below
Eng Farm 1944

Prairie StoriesMay 2019
Ground Breaking at the new DCHC site

Apple DayOctober  2019
moving truck graphic on white background

Brown Bag LunchFebruary 2020
open door graphic on white background
 

Current Exhibit

On display until April 2019.
Beyond Grandma's Attic exhibit logo

Upcoming Events

 

Current Exhibit

On display until April 2019.
Beyond Grandma's Attic exhibit logo
 

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