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Naper Settlement is a nationally accredited, award-winning outdoor museum set on 12 magnificent acres in the heart of Naperville, where history comes to play and community comes to connect. The Naperville Heritage Society is the administrator of Naper Settlement. With a commitment to the community and a focus to the future, the mission of the Naperville Heritage Society is to collect, document, preserve and support the history of Naperville, Illinois, past and present. For more information, visit napersettlement.com or call (630) 420-6010.

Naperville Heritage Society receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Above / Naperville Heritage Society received a grant to support photographer, Wing Young Huie, in a Naper Settlement exhibition and lecture demonstrating the vitality...

The Allis-Chalmers tractor and plow return to Naper Settlement on Sept. 5

Above / A gift from the Wheatland Plowing Match Association, the 1953 Allis-Chalmers WD45 tractor and plow will return to Naper Settlement on Sept. 5  UPDATE,...

Mooooooove over to new Naper Settlement exhibit focused on farming

Above / Naperville’s agricultural roots run deep at Naper Settlement’s new exhibit that connects past life on the farm to future careers. This photo...

Civil War Days return to Naper Settlement May 20-21

Above / A battle is staged at 2:30PM during Civil War Days at Naper Settlement.  Of course, the Riverwalk, downtown Naperville and North Central...

Naper Nights returns June 17

Naper Nights sets the stage with nonstop music and fun during three summer weekends in June, July and August. Bring a blanket or lawn chair,...

November Highlights at Naper Settlement

History Speaks Lecture Series: The Art and Life of Frida Kahlo Dr. Michelle Paluch-Mishur of Art Excursions, Inc. presents a lecture on “The Art and...

Naper Settlement welcomes new director of marketing

Naper Settlement, an outdoor history museum in Naperville, announced that Dawn Hartman has been appointed as the new director of marketing. With more than...

The history of rock music continues at Naper Settlement

The headliners are finalized and the history of rock music continues at Naper Settlement during this summer’s Naper Nights Community Concert Series that will...

Naper Settlement and DuPage Children’s Museum team up for Naperville Plays and then some

Note the new location... 95th Street Library will host the January 24 program. Naper Settlement and the DuPage Children’s Museum are presenting a day of...

Holiday mansion tours feature WWI era decorations

The Martin Mitchell Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a showpiece of Naper Settlement, especially decked out in full holiday...

Visit 12 acres of haunted fun during All Hallows Eve: Village of Fear

Meet the creepiest characters of the past, present and future during All Hallows Eve: Village of Fear from 6:30 to 10PM Friday and Saturday,...

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