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. Be sure to join us for the Christmas Gathering on Saturday, December 7th, from 1-4pm.

Steve Gross raising 1869 flag

Get your 1880 Momence Map

We will have a limited number of maps available for purchase during the Christmas Gathering on December 7th. These will be offered for $25 EXACT CHANGE CASH ONLY at the Graham House that day. The maps are also available at Off the Vine (121 E. Washington St.) and City Hall (105 W. Washington St.) All proceeds benefit the Graham House.

Civil War Exhibit poster

"Life & Music of the Civil War"

Click on the link above for the 2019 dates.

Conrad Bakery display

Conrad Bakery Display

Come see the display celebrating the iconic Conrad Bakery set up in the Graham House kitchen during the Christmas Gathering - Saturday, December 7th from 1-4pm.

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

  • Christmas Gathering
    Saturday, December 7th - 1-4pm
    Main Street Momence's Annual Christmas event.
  • Don't forget to get your Graham House Christmas ornament for a donation of only $10!
  • Graham House Christmas ornament
  • Come help us celebrate the Graham House's birthday. Built in 1869, it is 150 years old this year!
  • Celebrating 150 years

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


Come see the exquisitely decorated, Victorian themed Christmas trees and decor
on Saturday, December 7th, from 1-4pm during the Christmas Gathering.

Victorian Christmas ornaments