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Events & Exhibits

Events & Exhibits

Click to see our current and upcoming events and exhibits.  Stay up to date on programs and see a calender view of upcoming events.

Save the Stupey Cabin Campaign

Save the Stupey Cabin Campaign

Building on the highly successful Stupey Cabin picnic held in June, The Highland Park Historical Society is launching a yearlong effort to raise $120,000 to preserve the pioneer structure 19th century building.

Vocational Arts and Better Homes in America

Vocational Arts and Better Homes in America

From the Highland Park Classroom to America’s Living Room

Upcoming Events

Oct
6

Basic Compass Skills: Two classes 10 am & 11 am

Discover the lost art of using a compass! Participants will learn why compass skills are important, even in this age of GPS technology, and how to use a basic compass to navigate. This class is filled with demonstrations, hands-on practice, and helpful tips and tricks for successful navigation. Leah Holloway, Park District of Highland Park, presents the class. Compasses will be available during the class. For ages 7 and older. Registration required. Two sessions: 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
Oct
6

How I Use DNA for Genealogy Research

Learn about the “why” and “how” of DNA testing for ethnicity and genealogy. Professional genealogist Caron Brennan provides case studies and examples for incorporating DNA results into family history research.
Sep
1

The Great Highland Park History Hunt

Seek geocache locations connected to Highland Park history. We’ll provide clues for 9 locations that you can search using the Illinois Digital Archives. Your search results will display the digital image and its description. Look for the geocache coordinates in the ​geographical field of the description. Enter the coordinates into your GPS device and discover the cache! Each cache will contain tokens (wooden nickels). Take one and collect all 9 by October 8. Find all 10 locations and you’ll qualify to enter the grand prize drawings!
Jun
21

“Visions of Highland Park Past & Present” Exhibition

This June art, photography and memorabilia will be displayed throughout Highland Park’s historical City Hall. The artwork will depict our community’s unique past and present. Artwork from the 19th and 20th Century on loan from The Highland Park Historical Society archives, will be exhibited with juried artwork from present day North Shore artists’, visions of Highland Park. This exhibit honors the important milestone of The Highland Park Historical Society’s 50th Anniversary.

News

Save the Stupey Cabin Campiagn

Save the Stupey Cabin Campiagn

Highland Park, IL – July 15, 2014 – Building on the...