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Wedding Frequently Asked Questions

  1. The chapel in the Old Stone Church is Non-Denominational - it is operated by the Lemont Area Historical Society and is NOT connected to any religion.
  2. Chapel seats 120 people comfortably.
  3. Chapel is located on the first floor and is handicapped accessible.
  4. There are 15 pews. Since the pews are curved, something as simple as a white rubberband can secure bows, etc.
  5. If buying a white runner for the aisle, buying the 50 foot size is recommended.
  6. Altar railing is 15 feet long from Post to Post (see pictures below).
  7. There are 6 window sills - Enclosed candles only can be used
  8. You can decorate as much or as little as you like - however, NO NAILS, TACKS, OR TAPE are allowed, nor can any of the museum banners or display cases be moved without permission.
  10. Please designate someone to put up and take down decorations after ceremony. Nothing including boxes should be left behind.
  11. Doors for rehearsal and wedding are opened 15 minutes before the scheduled time.
  12. Regular business hours for the Lemont Area Historical Society and its museum are suspended during scheduled weddings, baptisms, etc.
  13. Street parking only and 3 designated parking spaces in back of building. Commuter lots are located nearby.
  14. Lemont Street (which runs in front of the Museum and chapel) is a One way street ONLY on Sundays until 12:30 p.m.
  15. The Old Stone Church and the LAHS Museum are located in Cook County, Illinois.
  16. You are welcome to use your own organist and/or minister. A list of local musicians and ministers is also available from the museum.
  17. Weather permitting, pictures may be taken in the North and West Gardens.

For further questions, please call the Museum at (630) 257-2972 or email:

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