NEW ON OUR SITE: HISTORY OF GRIFFITH, GRANT & LACKIE
Visit our Online History Resources page to check out a brochure published in 2003 at the centennial of John Griffith's real estate business, founded in Lake Forest in 1903. In addition to historic photos, the brochure includes a biography of John Griffith and details about his efforts to create Market Square. An initial tenant of Market Square, Griffith, Grant & Lackie has operated there for 97 years. More...
We've won an award of Superior Achievement from the Illinois Association of Museums for The Gazette, our 1916 mock newspaper mailed to all Lake Forest and Lake Bluff households in March. The newspaper contained local news of 1916, from the mysterious death of Marion Lambert to the social comings and goings in town to the business of the City Council. Check out the award-winning Gazette - and stay tuned for next year's issue!