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tour of ragdale | june 6

Take a tour of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw's own home, Ragdale, in connection with our lecture and book signing the following week on June 13. Reservations are required and should be made by contacting Ragdale. More...


Howard Van Doren Shaw Lecture & Book Signing

Join us at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 for a lecture and book signing with Stuart Cohen, author of the new book Inventing the New American House: Howard Van Doren Shaw, Architect. Learn about some of the early owners of Shaw-designed homes in Lake Forest and see many previously unpublished images. 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.