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 Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's development from cross roads to a major canal transportation hub.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

Researching Your Homes History presented by Sarah Stasukewicz


Learn how to research your home's history. Find out how to learn the year your home was built, who the original owner was, and where you'll need to go to do the research. Getting a historical plaque will also be covered.

Saturday, August 22, 2015     White Oak Library    10:30 am