Non-Member Summer Soiree Ticket

Non-Member Summer Soiree Ticket

Friday, August 10, 2018 The Elgin History Museum invites you to enjoy a Ravinia style evening on the lawn of Susan and Glen Holland’s home, the McClure Mansion at 770 West Highland.  Your attendance will show support for the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House Project.  Bring your lawn chairs and be entertained by live jazz music …

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Dairies to Prairies Documentary

Dairies to Prairies Documentary

Dairies to Prairies tells the story of Elgin’s dairy heritage. The project will also explore how these former dairy farms have come under pressure from suburban development, modern day agriculture and efforts to restore natural prairies.

Order your copy today and be one of the first to take this uniquely Elgin story home!

 

PRE-ORDER BEFORE JULY 12th FOR A LIMITED TIME SALE PRICE OF $12

Dairies to Prairies Commemorative Milk Bottle

Dairies to Prairies Commemorative Milk Bottle

Celebrate the completion of the Dairies to Prairies documentary with this commemorative milk bottle!  Great to go along with your DVD!

More information about the project here: https://elginhistory.org/community/dairiestoprairies/

Elgin Road Races Hat

Elgin Road Races Hat

Show your support for the Elgin History Museum and the history of the Elgin Road Races in this stylish khaki-colored hat! One size fits all.

Elgin History Museum Hat

Elgin History Museum Hat

Show your support for the Elgin History Museum and its mission in this stylish, adjustable hat!  One size fits all.

2018 Cemetery Walk Tickets (members)

2018 Cemetery Walk Tickets (members)

2018 CEMETERY WALK CHARACTERS Nellie Mann Chappell (1864-1917) -Prominent in Elgin’s Social Circles and a Mysterious Disappearance. Franc B. Wilkie (1832-1892) – Civil War Correspondent and Editorial  writer and Author. Margaret (Maggie) Chappell (1841-1888) – A Story of Tragic Losses. Orlo E. Salisbury (1891-1979) – Automobile Dealer and Elgin Mayor. Walter H. Kimball (1838-1936) – …

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2018 Cemetery Walk Ticket

2018 Cemetery Walk Ticket

2018 CEMETERY WALK CHARACTERS Nellie Mann Chappell (1864-1917) -Prominent in Elgin’s Social Circles and a Mysterious Disappearance. Franc B. Wilkie (1832-1892) – Civil War Correspondent and Editorial  writer and Author. Margaret (Maggie) Chappell (1841-1888) – A Story of Tragic Losses. Orlo E. Salisbury (1891-1979) – Automobile Dealer and Elgin Mayor. Walter H. Kimball (1838-1936) – …

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Candlelight Museum Tour Ticket (Members Only)

Candlelight Museum Tour Ticket (Members Only)

This ticket is for the Candlelight Museum Tour on Friday, May 11 from 7-9pm. This is a wonderful way to introduce new friends and family to the Elgin History Museum! This ticket allows entry for a tour, by candlelight of course, with complimentary appetizers and drinks. Please note no actual physical tickets are given out. …

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Through the Woods

Through the Woods

Elgin native, John Thiel, author of the new Museum book, Through The Woods, will discuss the history of the Elgin-based No- Pi- Ming outdoor club. At the end of the 19th century many Americans started looking for a return to nature as a respite from urban life. This is the story of a group of …

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