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Local legends | November 8

Our annual signature event, Local Legends, will take place on Saturday, November 8, and this year it promises to be a captivating conversation. Veteran broadcast journalist Bill Kurtis, and his partner in business and life, Donna La Pietra, will take us behind the scenes of Kurtis Productions, television news, and their conservation efforts. Don’t miss this opportunity to get the scoop on their fascinating inside story. More...
 
 
 

 

Give to the 2014 Annual Appeal

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." - Henry Ford 

Thank you for celebrating the history of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff this year. Won't you join us and contribute to the Annual Appeal? Your support plays a key role in our success in collecting and showcasing our community's past. Make an end-of-year gift...

 

 

 

Lecture: The Gilded Age | December 2

Join us in exploring the period when Lake Forest Country Day School and Wenban were founded. This era (1870-1914) witnessed the rough and tumble birth of America's new identity as "The United States” with industrial innovations, incredible wealth and profound social upheaval. Speaker Heide Olson, who teaches at the College of Lake County, will present this free lecture. More...