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August
2500
Sat
2018
9:00 am Doors Open Illinois @ Colonel Palmer House
Doors Open Illinois @ Colonel Palmer House
@9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Doors Open Illinois @ Colonel Palmer House
The Colonel Palmer House will participate in the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration called “Doors Open Illinois” on the weekend of August 25-26.  Museums throughout Illinois will be open free of charge on Saturday, August 25 from … Continued
October
1200
Fri
2018
6:00 pm Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
@6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
      CLHS Studios Present:  Glamour!  Intrigue!  Mystery! Join our annual trip into a true tale of adventure and mystery from Crystal Lake’s past!  Ripped from the pages of history, Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair … Continued
October
1300
Sat
2018
6:00 pm Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
@6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair @ Colonel Palmer House
      CLHS Studios Present:  Glamour!  Intrigue!  Mystery! Join our annual trip into a true tale of adventure and mystery from Crystal Lake’s past!  Ripped from the pages of history, Dearly Departed: A Royal Affair … Continued

Past Events

History Happened Here! 2018 Summer Sundays

When:
July 15, 2018@1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-07-15T13:00:00-05:00
2018-07-15T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Road
Cost:
Free

 

Visit an era of pioneers and settlers as McHenry County changes from a rugged frontier into a rapidly growing cluster of farms and villages.  Experience life on the trail inside a covered wagon and see what the first settlers found in this new land.  Who were the early settlers?  Where did they come from?  What legacy did they leave?