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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 Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's rich history.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

Tracing Your German Heritage

speaker: Patrica Reaves

Date: February 27 2016

Time: 10:30 am

Place: White Oak Library, Lockport , 2nd floor meeting room

Patricia Reaves is a native German, who came to the U.S. at 11 years of age. She is skilled in reading German script, has a master's degree in German, and currently teaches Advanced Placement courses at Riverside-Brookfield High School. She is also a professional translator and researcher for the UW Madison Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies.