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11:00 am

11am – 4pm Museum Open

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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The Museum has seven permanent exhibits that tell the rich history of our community. Visit our Exhibits page for a brief description of each. Our entire museum is kid-friendly. Anywhere you see a red hand that is your chance to explore, to touch, to experience. Ride in our model 1910 race car decked out with helmet and safety …

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11am-4pm FREE House Research with Rebecca Hunter and David Siegenthaler

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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To celebrate Preservation Month and International Museum Day, we are offering FREE admission to the museum and FREE house research on your Elgin home. Have you ever wondered who built your house or who lived there before you? Are you looking for inspiration to help restore your historic home? The Museum has the resources and …

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12:00 pm

12pm EHM May Brown Bag Lunch: The History of Lord’s Park Zoo presented by Marge Rowe

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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Lords Park History. With land donated by George and Mary Lord in the 1890s, Lords Park has been the centerpiece of Elgin's outdoor recreation for more than 100 years. Marge Rowe developed this fascinating talk, which also highlights Lords Park Zoo, one of the few municipally owned zoos in the state. Bring your lunch! Drinks …

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7:00 pm

7pm Gifford Park Association Meeting

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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