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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 Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's development from cross roads to a major canal transportation hub.

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

 Join us for our September Meeting

                A LAGHS Field Trip                 Lockport Fire Station #6 Museum  tour guided by Lt. John Matthews

Saturday, September 26, 2015     LTFPD #6    10:00 am

Participants will meet at 10:00 am September 26, 2015  at    Lockport Township FPD Station # 6, 19623 Renwick Rd, Lockport, IL (West of Prairie Bluff GC)