The Wilmette Historical Museum
is hosting the following exhibits:
- The World’s Columbian Exposition
Ends May 31, 2018
- Over Here and Over There: Wilmette and Gross Point in WWI
Ends December 31, 2018
DuPage County Historical Museum
The DuPage County Historical Museum
’s current exhibit, 1917: Catalyst for the Modern Era
explores the world as it appeared 100 years ago. It describes American participation in WWI and changes in gender roles, clothing, technology, and medicine. The loss from the war and disease in the wake of the war are depicted along with other changes in American life that set the stage for a modern era.
The exhibit will be on view until July 30, 2018.
Heartland is a multimedia historical program of folk songs, stories, and images that cover the width and breadth of the Midwest.
Historic Marbold Farmstead Association
Country primitive antiques, historical tours of house and grounds, steam engines, gas engines, period craftsmen, demonstrations, vendors, food, music/entertainment, vintage baseball, flea market on Sunday, church service, vintage tractors, civil war cavalry reenactors and more will be on display at the historic Marbold Farmstead in Greeview.
Morgan County Historical Society
This 100th Anniversary Event Commemorating America’s Entry into WWI is Free and Open to the Public.