*"Cottage style" house in 1882
Matson, a jewelry buyer, was
home of the Lombard Historical
Historical Society Museum
23 W. Maple Street
your mom or dad ride the train to work? Newell Matson, a jewelry buyer in Chicago,
wanted to live in Lombard. He built this house in 1882 as close to
the train station as he could. The house is a "Cottage Style" house.
Mr. Matson's home is owned by the Lombard Historical Society.
The Society made the house into a museum. The rooms are decorated
as they would have been 100 years ago. You can visit the museum on