2010 03 30OldLace.005 edited 2 300x206Welcome to Darien's local history page! The library has partnered with the Darien Historical Society (DHS) to make some of its historical photos available online. From the library's Flickr page, select the Darien Historical Society collection to view digital photo albums of historical places and people. Explore the local history entries to learn more about Darien's past.

For more information about Darien's history, read Images of America: Darien authored by the members of the Darien Historical Society. Copies are available for purchase during Open House at Old Lace Schoolhouse Museum, or by contacting the historical society.

Shared experiences create our history and heritage. Please feel free to share your stories in the comments sections on the local history blog and on Flickr. And if you have any historical photos of Darien that you would like to share, contact Joe Popowitch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the Reference Desk 630-887-8760, ext.240.



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