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Local Lore

  • Ellwood House Museum 509 North 1st Street DeKalb, IL, 60115 United States (map)

County Seat through the Eyes of the Joiner History Room
Speaker: Sue Breese

Have you ever wondered why Sycamore is the county seat? Sue Breese of the Joiner History Room will delve into the 20th century battle between DeKalb and Sycamore and the historically contentious decision to build the courthouse in Sycamore.

Local Lore is an adult lecture series. Programs are free of charge. Participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch.

Earlier Event: August 16
Big Band at the Mansion
Later Event: September 16
Wine on the Terrace