- Social Studies
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- Social Studies
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Contains biographical information on more than 650,000 individuals from around the world and throughout history. Includes articles and images from books, magazines, and newspapers.
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Local Historical Societies
- Darien Historical Society Maintains Old Lace Schoolhouse and Museum. Open to the public the first and third Sundays of every month, 1-3 p.m.
- Flagg Creek Heritage Society Maintains museum and Robert Vial House. Open to the public the first Sunday (April-May), 2-4 p.m. and most Mondays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
630/887-8760 ext. 240