The Village of Romeoville has a lot of history. You just need to know where to look. Finding that history is now easier than ever with the installation of five wayside signs featuring photos, maps, and text about the past.
Use the text and map below to find these signs around the village or follow the link to view our interactive map, which has even more sites of Romeoville history waiting to be discovered!
Do you have a suggestion for a historical site in town? Click "Suggest a Historical Site" on the left side of the screen and let us know!
1.) You Are Now Leaving Illinois
Approximate Address: 1050 W. Romeo Road
Topic: how Romeoville almost ended up a part of Wisconsin
2.) Homes Built in a Day
Address: 14 Belmont Drive
Topic: the housing boom that took Romeoville from small town to thriving Chicago suburb.
3.) Village Hall at Hampton Park
Address: 13 Montrose Drive
Topic: the center of Romeoville municipal government for 50 years.
4.) The First Hall of Government
Address: 899 Romeo Road
Topic: the rise and fall of the first village hall.
5.) A Church on High
Address: 380 High Road
Topic: the oldest church in Romeoville.
For an interactive map of the wayfinding signs listed above and additional historic sites around the village, click here.