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February
1000
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
800
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

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?