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  • 50th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes
    9/23/2017 9:00 AM - 9/24/2017 5:00 PM

    50th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes

    It’s a labor of love, really… this business of asking owners of Galena’s rich cache of historic buildings to open their homes to the public for an entire weekend. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Historic Home Tour showcases five of Galena's remarkable homes and structures. Don’t miss this opportunity to view quality American workmanship and even quirky ingenuity to see why Galena’s 19th century architecture and interiors are second to none.
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  • 50th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes
    9/23/2017 9:00 AM - 9/24/2017 5:00 PM

    50th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes

    It’s a labor of love, really… this business of asking owners of Galena’s rich cache of historic buildings to open their homes to the public for an entire weekend. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Historic Home Tour showcases five of Galena's remarkable homes and structures. Don’t miss this opportunity to view quality American workmanship and even quirky ingenuity to see why Galena’s 19th century architecture and interiors are second to none.
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  • Walking Tour: Downtown Wilmette
    9/24/2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Walking Tour: Downtown Wilmette

    Join John Jacoby, Wilmette Beacon columnist and former Village President, for a guided walking tour of downtown Wilmette. Hear about interesting examples of early 20th-century commercial architecture as well as some of the people and businesses associated with them.

    Free for members, $5 non-members. Advance registration required: please call or email the Museum. 

    Wilmette Historical Museum
    609 Ridge Road
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 853-7666
    museum@wilmette.com


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  • The Women of Illinois Route 66
    10/2/2017 7:00 PM

    The Women of Illinois Route 66

    Join Cheryl Eichar Jett as she presents a program on the bold women who became part of the Illinois legend of Route 66. The women of Illinois Route 66 included entrepreneurs who ran theaters, ballrooms, motels, and restaurants as well as many divergent personalities and talents from the adventurous Gypsy Coeds to the crusading Mother Jones. 
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  • Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery Tour
    10/7/2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery Tour

    Join Us for a Historic visit to Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery!

    Tour the farm, facility, and historic areas of the property. Proceeds will benefit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation in our mission to support the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum. Only 500 tickets will be sold! 
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