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April 2019

9am Spring Clean Up with the Elgin Garden Club

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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9am-11am Lincoln Elementary School visiting EHM for Educational Program

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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11am – 4pm Museum Open

April 26 @ 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 glasses. Set up shop in Kretchmer’s grocery store – and don’t forget to wrap all the packages for the customers. Riffle through trunks of early…

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11am – 4pm Museum Open

April 27 @ 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 glasses. Set up shop in Kretchmer’s grocery store – and don’t forget to wrap all the packages for the customers. Riffle through trunks of early…

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1pm – 5pm Open Elgin

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elgin, Illinois

Join the Museum at the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House to see our progress! We will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm. The Museum will also be open to the public as part of this community event. Open Elgin is an event where you can discover historic Elgin by touring buildings with unique architectural features, fascinating histories, and eye-opening elements. Buildings normally not open to the public will open their doors for one day only to share their…

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2pm Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women portrayed by Leslie Goddard at Elgin History Museum

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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Leslie Goddard In this centennial year of women's right to vote, Actress and Scholar Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., portrays suffragist Alice Paul, one of the most dynamic leaders in the fight to win votes for women. An innovative and tireless worker, Paul arranged parades, organized the first picketing demonstrations outside the White House, lobbied politicians, and endured imprisonment for women’s suffrage. As fearless as she was pioneering, she remains an icon in the struggle for equal rights. FREE for Members /…

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10:30am – 1pm NWSRA visiting EHM for educational program

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Elgin History Museum, 360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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6pm-8:30pm Holocaust Remembrance Day at Gail Borden Public Library

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 North Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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Honor those who perished during the Holocaust and hear stories of survival. (Subject matter is sensitive.) Please note this event is NOT at the museum, it is at the Gail Borden Public Library.

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May 2019

May is Preservation Month!

May 1
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Dairies to Prairies exhibit on view at Sandwich Public Library

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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