Saturday, November 28, 2020


The Korean War National Museum, located in Springfield, IL, will be hosting the...

Edgewater Beach Memories

Edgewater Historical Society

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We are looking for photos taken at the Edgewater Beach Hotel that include people in various locations. There are plenty of photos of the building both inside and outside. We are hoping to find more of people enjoying the hotel.

Chicago History Book Discussion Group – Columbian Exposition (Via Zoom)

Edgewater Historical Society and the Chicago Public Library

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The 1893 Columbian Exposition was pivotal to Chicago and the nation. Thousands of people traveled through the exhibits, bringing international attention to Chicago. Important inventions like electric lighting, the moving sidewalk and even the zipper were showcased. Join the Edgewater Historical Society on Saturday, December 12, at 10 a.m. for a Zoom discussion of this important part of the city’s history.

Stories in Stone: Decoding the Sentiment Behind Cemetery Symbolism

Illinois State Historical Society

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Just in time for Halloween, the Illinois State Historical Society is proud to present its very first program of the ISHS History Happy Hour. This first presentation, "Stories in Stone: Decoding the Sentiment Behind Cemetery Symbolism," is presented by our very own board member Debra Dudek.

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