Elgin History Museum

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847-742-4248

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museum@elginhistory.org

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Memorial Day at Bluff City Cemetery

Bluff City Cemetery 945 Bluff City Boulevard, Elgin, IL, United States

11am / Live broadcast will be on WRMN Radio, 1410 AM Co-Sponsored by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association and the City of Elgin.  www.elginmemorialday.org.

Elgin Watch Factory: A Worker’s Life

Gail Borden Public Library 270 North Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Factory life was very regimented and manufacturing watches was an exacting job. Elgin historian Bill Briska and Museum Educator Rebecca Miller will take you back in time to an earlier […]

Elgin History Museum Scavenger Hunt Fun-raiser!

Elgin History Museum 360 Park St, Elgin, Illinois

June 10, 2023 from 6:30 - 8:30pm Gather a team of friends to solve clues and complete tasks in beautiful Downtown Elgin! You might discover buildings or landmarks you didn't […]

Juneteenth Celebration

Get ready for a day full of fun, family, and festivities! The African-American Coalition of Kane County is thrilled to announce our 2023 Juneteenth Celebration, taking place on Saturday, June […]

Mason-Lawrence Silo Clean Up

Gail Borden Public Library 270 North Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL, United States

Meet at the north east corner of Grove and Ann St. across from Gail Borden Library. Help freshen-up this 100+ year old monument to Elgin's industrial past. We will be […]

Classic Car Show at Elgin History Museum

In person event / FREE Sunday, July 9 from 10am - 3:30pm ALL YEARS & MAKES, OPEN SHOW / $15 registration 9am to noon. Top 40 JUDGED awards by 3:30pm […]

12pm Brown Bag Lunch: History of Meadowdale Race Track

Elgin History Museum 360 Park St, Elgin, Illinois

In person event / FREE for Members / $5 for guests Linda Daro will tell the history of Meadowdale Raceways in Carpentersville, IL, and its importance in American motorsports culture. […]