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Lockport Area Genealogical
& Historical Society

Preserving the past is our 'present' to the future!

Thank you for visiting LAGHS

Our site is dedicated to preserving the history of our great town, Lockport, Illinois, so that future generations can enjoy our heritage as we have. Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's rich history.

Early view of canal in Lockport Il.
View of lock number one in lockport il.view of grain building in lockport il.


Please Join us for our next General Meeting

Midewin Tall Grass Prairie

Join LAGHS for an auto caravan tour. Participants will drive their own vehicles as part of a staff-led caravan. A number of stops are made along the way with short walks to points of interest. Running commentary can be heard over hand-held radios as the tour moves from point to point. Participants need not leave their vehicles if they do not wish to do so.

Place: Midewin Tall Grass Prairie, Wilmington IL

Date & Time: Saturday May 20, 2017    9:45 am registration tour departs at 10:00 am

See May 2017 newsletter or e-mail for more information and to make a reservation.