Previous Exhibitions at The Gaylord Building

February 12, 2009 to January 15, 2012
Abraham Lincoln and the I&M Canal
--The display examined the connections between our 16th President and the historic waterway.

September 17, 2011 to January 15, 2012
Places, Pieces and People that Matter
--The display Celebrated Will County’s 175th Anniversary

October 6, 2010 to September 4, 2011
Lines and Shadows, Discovering the Adelmann Collection
--The display highlighted the diverse collection of canal and regional history artifacts at Lewis University.

October 30, 2009 to December 12, 2010
Lincoln Landing from Dream to Reality
-- A display that took a detailed look at the development of the nation's newest park honoring America's 16th President.

October 27, 2007 to September 12, 2010
Celebrating Twenty Years: The Gaylord Building on the Public Landing, 1987-2007
--an exhibit that commemorated the historic site's past, present and future as a unique place - not a house museum but an adaptive re-use project that is redefining how historic sites are saved and interpreted in the United States.

June 25 to August 6, 2010
Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience
--a travelling exhibit from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum brought to Lockport through a partnership with the Des Plaines Valley Public Library District.

August 21 to September 16, 2009
Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America
--a travelling exhibit from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum brought to Lockport through a partnership with the Des Plaines Valley Public Library District.

May 24 to October 7, 2007
Jewels of the Past: Historic Preservation in the Corridor
--a photographic essay by student of Lockport Township High School

January 16 to May 17, 2007
Worth: The Friendly Village with Small Town Charm
--created by the Worth Historical Society

January 20 to April 1, 2007
Generations of Pride: African-Americans in Illinois
--a traveling exhibit from the Illinois Association of Museums

December 12, 2006 to January 19, 2007
Lincoln Through the Years, 1846-1865
--a traveling exhibit from the Illinois Association of Museums

October 10 to December 10, 2006
World War II: Posters of Illinois
--a traveling exhibit from the Illinois Association of Museums

August 1 to October 8, 2006
Bar None: 125 Years of Illinois Women Lawyers
--a traveling exhibit from the Illinois Association of Museums

May 18, 2006 to May 18, 2007
Navy Pier: Gateway to the I & M Canal Corridor
--a photographic essay by students of Lockport Township High School

Contact Us:
200 W. 8th Street
Lockport, IL 60441
Phone (815) 838-9400
Fax (815) 838-9449
info@gaylordbuilding.org

Exhibition Gallery:
Monday thru Friday
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturday
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sunday
11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Group Tours:
By appointment
Call: (815) 838-9400

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9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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