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Revealing East Lake Forest - An Exhibit of Maps

Open now through August 16... Delve back into the history of east Lake Forest with an exhibit that tells the story of Lake Forest's unique 1857 plat map. "Revealing East Lake Forest: Early Plat Maps Decoded" was put together by guest curator David W. Mattoon, and is based on a talk that he and Arthur H. Miller gave for the Historical Society last spring. Please join us for a "Meet the Guest Curator" Reception on August 6. More...


bike tour of lake road | September 19

Take a ride with us back through time as we tour Lake Road on our bicycles. Tour begins and ends at the Historical Society. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today. More...


exciting news! LFLBHS Purchases Building For Museum

The Historical Society has found a future home. We have purchased the former Church of Christ Scientist at 509 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, for use as a history museum. Find out more in our press release.