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July
2700
Sat
2019
10:00 am Saturday Morning Swedenberg Cele... @ Colonel Palmer House
Saturday Morning Swedenberg Cele... @ Colonel Palmer House
@10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday Morning Swedenberg Celebration @ Colonel Palmer House
Stop by Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake to view the informative and educational Swedenberg display. In addition to touring the house, staff will be on site to answer questions and … Continued
August
800
Thu
2019
2:00 pm Celebrating Swedenberg Family Style @ Colonel Palmer House
Celebrating Swedenberg Family Style @ Colonel Palmer House
@2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrating Swedenberg Family Style @ Colonel Palmer House
Stop by Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake to view the informative and educational Swedenberg display. In addition to touring the house, staff will be on site to answer questions and … Continued
October
1800
Fri
2019
6:00 pm Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
@6:00 pm – @8:00 pm
Dearly Departed @ Colonel Palmer House
  Save the date!  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the always popular Dearly Departed program, where Crystal Lake Historical Society volunteers recreate a true story from Crystal Lake’s past.  Tickets will be available … Continued

Past Events

Midsommar Festival

When:
June 8, 2019@11:00 am – 4:00 pm
2019-06-08T11:00:00-05:00
2019-06-08T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Ave.
Crystal Lake
IL
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ann Viger
815-482-1568

11 AM – 4 PM on Saturday, June 8

Rain or Shine!

Join the Colonel Palmer House in celebrating the rich Swedish heritage of Crystal Lake!  Decorate and raise a maypole, make a flower crown, enjoy authentic dance and music, savor Swedish treats and test your skill at Swedish games.  Learn about the residents of Crystal Lake’s own Swedenberg, including their immigrant stories, roots, genealogy, churches, lodges, education and their role in WWI.  Much more!  This is a free event that will be fun for all ages!