Past Event

Memories from the Farm: Women on the Farm

Lois Self will moderate a discussion with three farm women to discuss their role in the family farm and how it has changed over time.

The Sycamore History Museum presents a series of programs to expand upon themes currently offered in the exhibition, “Memories from the Farm.” The series will explore the history of early farming, from Native Americans to John Deere, including a snapshot of the local agricultural history; businesses; clubs; the DeKalb County Fair; women on the farm; the steam show; and other topics, like organic farming, agribusiness, preservation of antique barns, and the challenges of developing and sustaining a family farm.

This event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact the Sycamore History Museum at 815.895.5762 or