Graham House sign

Love Momence History?

Look through this website to discover everything from Momence's earliest residents to Momence HIgh School yearbooks. Visit the Graham House for period displays throughout.

Mt. Airy Little Red School House September 30th fundraiser

Little Red School House Fundraiser

Off the Vine will be the place for the fundraiser to raise funds for the Little Red School House's operating expenses. Tickets are available at Off the Vine or by contacting Marlene Bedell at 815.932.5794.

Scarecrow entries along the fence

Scarecrows Guard the Graham House

Each year, scarecrows line up along the fence as part of Main Street's Scarecrow Contest in conjunction with Bordertown Hauntings. The 2017 date is October 28th, so start thinking about your entry this year!

Graham House at Christmas

Christmastime at the Historic House

Mark your calendar for this year's Main Street Christmas Gathering on Saturday, December 2nd. Come see the House beautifully decorated in all of its Christmas finery.

Who We Are

Welcome to the Graham Historic House

Original Graham House

The Graham Historical House, located at 117 N. Dixie Highway, is a special attraction to residents and visitors who appreciate the preservation of our community's past. Please take some time to peruse this site for Graham House information, as well as collections of Momence history that you won't find anywhere else in one place!

Check out the Renovations page for photographs of all of the amazing work that has been done to the house.

What We Do

Upcoming Events

  • Little Red School House Fundraiser
    Saturday, September 30th - 5:30-9pm
    Join us at Off the Vine.
  • Bordertown Hauntings
    Saturday, October 28th - Noon-4pm
    Main Street Momence's Halloween Extravaganza in downtown Momence. Graham House activities to be announced.
  • Christmas Gathering
    Saturday, December 2nd - Noon-6pm
    Main Street Momence's Annual Christmas event. Graham House activities to be announced.

What People Are Saying

From our Guestbook

  • "Loved looking at the photos.....grew up early childhood till 13, in what was referred to as the Chatfield house on Locust street....Momence has always had a very special place in my heart......including Momence High School.....very happy that the town is being treated like the treasure it is......"

    Janet Lieberman Magdovitz
  • "Great site for bringing back memories!!!"

    Maynard Christjansen
  • "Many happy memories of my childhood there."

    Grant H. DeNormandie

Featured Event
Little Red School House Fundraiser
Saturday, September 30th, 5:30-9pm


School House fundraiser on September 30, 2017 at Off the Vine

Heritage Day at the Graham House

See all of the photos from Heritage Day here!



Fall planter ouside Graham House
Flowers by Off the Vine in living room Flowers by Off the Vine in dining room