Past Event

Journey Stories Opening - Sycamore

The grand opening festivities will include presentations by city officials and community leaders.

In addition, guided tours, family activities, and group demonstrations will be held throughout the afternoon.


  • $5/person
  • Free for Kids 14 and under

Journey Stories Exhibit:

Journey Stories tells how we and our ancestors came to America. From Native Americans to new American citizens and regardless of our ethnic or racial background, everyone has a story to tell.

Our history is filled with stories of people leaving behind everything – families and possessions – to reach a new life in another state, across the continent, or even across an ocean.

Many chose to move, searching for something better in a new land. Others had no choice, like enslaved Africans captured and relocated to a strange land and bravely asserting their own cultures, or like Native Americans already here, who were often violently removed by newcomers.

This exhibition runs from May 31, 2009 – July 11, 2009, at the Engh Farm at 1730 North Main Street in Sycamore.

Exhibit Hours:

  • 10 AM – 4 PM: Tuesdays – Saturdays
  • 1 PM – 4 PM: Sundays

For more information, please contact the Sycamore History Museum at (815) 895-5762 or visit