Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Where History Is Happening

Links to some upcoming events:

The 1950's Park Forest House Museum

March through April
1pm until 3pm
The 1950s Park Forest House Museum at 141 Forest Blvd, Park Forest, Illinois is decorated for a 1950s Easter. Decorations include, honeycomb rabbits and baskets, plastic and tin decorations, and Easter baskets with candy available in the 1950s. Donation is $5 for adults; children 12 and under are free with a paying adult. For details, or to arrange a special group tour, visit the Park Forest Historical Society website.

The 1965 Palm Sunday Tornado
Sunday, April 14,
Crystal Lake Historical Society president, Diana Kenney, presents a look back at the deadly Palm Sunday tornado which devastated Crystal Lake 45 years ago. Program will feature photos and stories of the devastation, rebuilding, and survivors. Registration required through the library.Sunday's program is already full and Wednesday's has limited seating available.

Early Churches of the Calumet Region

April 10, 10 am
Ken Schoon, Associate Dean of Indiana University Northwest's School of Eduction, will discuss Calumet's churches from 1858, founded by early Polish, Dutch and German settlers.
$3 for non-members. Refreshments will follow.

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