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Constitution Week

In 1955, DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) started the tradition of celebrating the Constitution by petitioning Congress to set aside September 17 – 23 annually to observe Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the US Congress and signed into public law on August 2, 1956 by President D. Eisenhower. The aims of… Continue Reading

Winter Snow Storms

Winter Snow Storms

A popular topic in LeRoy is the weather. Our Central Illinois location has given folks plenty to talk about from extreme snow storms and freezes to flooding and tornados. The early part of the 2014-2015 weather has set records for mild temperatures and large amounts of rain. Let’s take a look at some of the… Continue Reading

Looking for Christmas Photos

For one of this year’s Christmas displays the museum would like to do a display of photos with Santa. Please share photos and stories to the Empire Township Historical Museum Facebook page, upload to our website or email to We will download them and print them. Or you can bring them by the museum… Continue Reading

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