Please join us for the Cragg Cabin Presentation, Tuesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Morris Municipal Building, 700 N. Division. There is no admission charge. All are welcome. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Charlene McDade and Lisa Cragg Burgess will beContinue reading “Cragg Cabin Presentation”
The Caboose will be open Saturday, October 8, for tours. If you are in downtown Morris for Cruise Night, please stop by.
We are pleased to announce that our Genealogy Room is completed. Special thanks to Dan Dransfeldt, Jim Hayes, Kevin Connor, Mark Riley and Ed Aldrich for all of their hard work transforming the Garage to the Genealogy Room. In addition to all of the information in our archives, you now will have access to Ancestory.com,Continue reading “Our Genealogy Room is Now Open”
Nick Koba presented his remembrances from working at the Northern Illinois Coal Corporation. To see his presentation, click here. If you would like to purchase a copy of his book: “Strip Mining History of the Grundy, Will and Kankakee Counties: The Story of the Northern Illinois Coal Corporation 1927 to 1974.” If you would likeContinue reading “Nick Koba Strip Mining Presentation”
Many thanks to the City of Morris for its $15,000 contribution to the Museum from the Hotel/Motel Fund. It is much appreciated. Thank you for your continued support!