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One of the many items on display beginning Saturday at the Plainfield Historical Museum
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New exhibits premier Saturday at Plainfield Historical Museum

New exhibits premier Saturday at Plainfield Historical MuseumThese are the sensations stuck in memory banks of people who survived the Plainfield tornado of Tues., Aug. … Read more ›

Armed Forces Boards listing the men and women of Plainfield who served in WWII
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Military Memorabilia on Display at the Plainfield Library

The Plainfield Public Library is proud to exhibit items on loan from the Plainfield Historical Society’s museum collections. WWI items include an Army Signal Corps … Read more ›

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Cemetery Walk to Feature Milliner Martha Stopp

Martha “Mattie” Stopp was well known for the beautiful hats she created in her millinery parlor downtown Plainfield. An accident with a loaded gun caused … Read more ›

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In their own words: TribLocal contributors reflect on 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001, dawned bright and clear, but before the day was out indelible memories had been etched into our collective consciousness. For the 10-year … Read more ›

Will County seeks public’s help as it prepares for 175th birthday

As Will County makes plans to  celebrates its 175th birthday,  officials are seeking public input on how to mark the historic occasion. The Will County … Read more ›

Historian Kate Gingold talks about early Will County settlers and the research of her book, Ruth by Lake and Prairie.
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See Will County Pioneers Presentation at Plainfield Senior Living Community

"Sailing to Will County" seems an unlikely title for a presentation about prairie settlers, but that's just one quirky fact historian and author Kate Gingold … Read more ›

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Czechoslovak Heritage Museum event honoring former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak

The Czechoslovak Heritage Museum will hold an event to honor former Chicago Mayor Anton J Cermak on Saturday, April 16 from noon until 4pm. The … Read more ›

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Gettysburg, Lincoln, and the Civil War in America

McCord Gallery & Cultural Center is pleased to present Gettysburg, Lincoln, and the Civil War in America, Thursday, February 24 – Sunday, February 27. The … Read more ›

This home at 23842 Main St., currently an orthodontist office, has been designated as a historical landmark. (Michelle Manchir/Tribune)

Orthodontist’s office named Plainfield’s 13th historic landmark

The home at the corner of Michigan and Main Streets, which is more than 150 years old, was designated a historical landmark at Monday’s village … Read more ›

This home at 23842 Main St., currently an orthodontist office, could be designated as a historical landmark if trustees approve it. (Michelle Manchir/Tribune)

Orthodontist’s office could be named historic landmark

The home at the corner of Michigan and Main Streets, which is more than 150 years old, could be considered a historical landmark if village … Read more ›