200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties
The Deerfield, Highland Park and Highwood Historical Societies presents ‘200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties,’ by Raupp Museum Curator Debbie Fandrei on Thursday, November 15th at 7:00 PM at the Highland Park Library.
Every artifact tells a story. Learn about the history of Lake County through the artifacts featured in the new book 200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties. Debbie Fandrei, curator of the Raupp Museum in Buffalo Grove and project manager for the book, will show pictures and share stories of 30 of the different artifacts, ranging from a mammoth bone to a 1940s football. She will also talk about the collaboration between 23 different museums which produced the book. Members of the Deerfield, Highland Park and Highwood Historical Societies will offer complimentary local history to this program.
Debbie Fandrei was born and raised in Grayslake, and attended college in Minnesota and Virginia. After an internship at the Milwaukee Public Museum, she decided she wanted to work in history museums because of all the great stories that museums share with visitors. After twenty years at the Raupp Museum in Buffalo Grove, she still thinks she made the right choice…
‘200 Objects that Made History in Lake and McHenry Counties,’ will be at Highland Park Public Library Auditorium, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois. For further information, please contact the Highland Park Historical Society: 847.432.7090 or [email protected] Books will be available for purchase. Admission is free.