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10:00 am Welcome Back to the Colonel Palm... @ Colonel Palmer House
Welcome Back to the Colonel Palm... @ Colonel Palmer House
@10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome Back to the Colonel Palmer House @ Colonel Palmer House
Welcome back to the Colonel Palmer House as we reopen for tours and activities!  Drop by to enjoy self-guided tours featuring the debut of two new exhibits:  The Faces of Education and A Peek at … Continued

Past Events

CLHS Annual Meeting and Presentation: Oak Manufacturing – An Iconic Crystal Lake Business

When:
February 23, 2020@2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2020-02-23T14:00:00-06:00
2020-02-23T15:30:00-06:00
Where:
Willow Creek Church, Crystal Lake
100 S. Main Street
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ann Viger
8153828204

Join us for a brief annual business meeting, followed by a presentation from CLHS Board Member, Kurt Pearson.  Learn how Oak struggled to get established, prospered during the Great Depression, was awarded for its war efforts during WWII, and created a family atmosphere where people were important. Then go on a tour of what came to be called Plant #1, corporate headquarters of Oak Industries, the largest employer in McHenry County.  Light refreshments following presentation.