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 Here you can find historical documents and pictures relating to Lockport's development from cross roads to a major canal transportation hub.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

 Professors Ted Karamanski and Eileen McMahon        Present

Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History

Saturday, October 24   White Oak Library Lockport  10:30 am

courtesy Camp Ripley Military Museum

photo from Camp Ripley Military Museum, St. Cloud, MN