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 Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's rich history.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

Author Event & Book Signing

Lockport native and LTHS class of 1959 graduate Mary Ellen (Shoemaker) Aschenbrenner will present her new book "Born to be a Star: Floating in a Galaxy of Hot Air".  Copies of the book will be available for purchase and to have autographed by Mary Ellen. 

Place: White Oak Library Lockport

Date & Time: Saturday April 22, 2017    10:30 am