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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:
August 12, 2018@1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-08-12T13:00:00-05:00
2018-08-12T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Road
Cost:
Free

When the State of Illinois was established 200 years ago, what is now McHenry County was unchartered and was inhabited primarily by Native Americans, trappers and traders.  Join us as we experience the daily life of these early explorers and adventurers.  Match wits with the early merchants in our trading post and travel through 200 years of Illinois history on our Bicentennial Train.  Presented in cooperation with the Crystal Lake Public Library.