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February
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Sun
2019
1:00 pm CLHS Annual Meeting and Presenta... @ Grand Oaks Recreation Center
CLHS Annual Meeting and Presenta... @ Grand Oaks Recreation Center
@1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
CLHS Annual Meeting and Presentation:  Delicious Fun Just in Time for Valentine's Day! @ Grand Oaks Recreation Center
Chicago’s Sweet Candy History:  An Illustrated Lecture by Leslie Goddard For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation’s candy.  You probably know some candies made or invented here:  Brach’s caramels, Snickers … Continued
March
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Fri
2019
5:30 pm Member Appreciation Open House a... @ Colonel Palmer House
Member Appreciation Open House a... @ Colonel Palmer House
@5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Member Appreciation Open House and Exhibit Opening @ Colonel Palmer House
Join us for a “members only” open house at the Colonel Palmer House and celebrate the opening of a new exhibit on local history.  Refreshments will be served and reservations required.  Watch here for further … Continued

Past Events

Bicentennial Bash: Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!

When:
February 11, 2018@1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2018-02-11T13:00:00-06:00
2018-02-11T14:30:00-06:00
Where:
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock Street
Crystal Lake
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Crystal Lake Historical Society
815-455-1151

 

Join us on February 11 at 1:00 P.M. for our 2018 Annual Meeting when we will celebrate Illinois’ 200th Birthday!  A birthday this big cannot go uncelebrated!   HFK Presents, featuring Terry and Laura Lynch, will discuss everything from Illinois’ early years, historical happenings and famous Illinoisans.  Terry Lynch is a nationally known actor who specializes in historical portrayal.  Along with his wife Laura, an educator for 20 years, they combine to bring history alive.  It’s gonna be a party!