What's new at the museum

Revealing East LF: Early Plat Maps Decoded | April 23

New findings about the 1857 original east Lake Forest plan and plat are the subject of a program by David Mattoon and Arthur Miller on Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. The program is free and will be held at Lake Forest City Hall. Find out more and RSVP...


A Century of Progress lecture | April 28

The Century of Progress Fair, held in Chicago in 1933-1934, was a game-changer in design, content and consumer orientation. Keith Bringe, Director of the Chicago Art Deco Survey, will discuss the fair's many innovations in a lecture at Dickinson Hall on April 28. 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.