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madam president: the secret presidency of Edith wilson |  11/14

Presented by author William Hazelgrove

Hear the interesting story of the remarkable woman who one senator called "the Presidentress who had fulfilled the dream of suffragettes by changing her title from First Lady to Acting First Man" as told by the author. More...



James L. Lockhart Exhibit Opening and Member Holiday Party |  11/21

For members of the History Center and Lake Forest Open Lands

Let's celebrate the season together! Join us for the opening of this special exhibit featuring the work of James Leland Lockhart, a Lake Forest resident and one of America's foremost wildlife artists. More ... 



Family Program: Lake Forest Open Lands Brings Natural History ALIVE at the History Center  I  12/7

Free and open to the public. $10 donation per family suggested.

Come explore with us as we investigate the local animals of Lake Forest. Find out what fox fur feels like. Hold an owl talon in your hand. More ...