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Why We Need Your Support

The History Center is a campus that has fun and engaging exhibits, state-of-the-art collection conservation, exciting program offerings and cutting-edge research about the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff communities.

Opportunities to leave your mark on history include:

  • Oral History Initiative
  • Education Initiative
  • Digital Map Archive Initiative
  • Temporary Gallery
  • The Family and History Research Center
  • Permanent Outdoor Signage
  • Endowed Curator Position
  • Endowed Executive Director Position

Any many more!

Interested?  Contact Director of Development Lisa Frey to discuss your interest.

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Goals pie chartGoals & Progress

The campaign goal is $4 million. The campaign is divided into three components: $2,750,000 for renovations and property purchase, $1,000,000 as an endowment, and a $250,000 program fund.

Currently we have reached more than 87% of our goal.

Watch our progress!

(In millions of dollars)