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January 2019

11am – 4pm Museum Open

January 10 @ 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

January 11 @ 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

January 12 @ 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

January 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 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

January 17 @ 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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7pm – 8:30pm Elgin Genealogical Society – Grandma Nellie’s Scrapbook at Gail Borden Library

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 North Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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This is the monthly meeting of the Elgin Genealogical Society where presenter Tina Beaird will be presenting “Grandma Nellie’s Scrapbook: Identifying & Interpreting History.” Many people become heirs to a box of unidentified family photos and have no clue what to do with them. Learn to identify these 'lost' family members using genealogy sources in conjunction with observational techniques. Tina Beaird, owner of Tamarack Genealogy, is a genealogy & local history librarian at a Chicagoland public library. She holds a…

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11am – 4pm Museum Open

January 18 @ 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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8:30am MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast at Elgin Community College

January 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123 United States
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The Elgin History Museum will be exhibiting our award winning Project 2-3-1 documentary at the MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast. Project 2-3-1 spotlights the history of African Americans in Elgin starting with the Civil War "contrabands" and continues to present day. The film is filled with enthralling stories, amazing history and wonderful photographs that tells a rich history. The film was produced in partnership with Grindstone Productions, Elgin Area Historical Society and Elginite Ernie Broadnax. The Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast will…

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11am – 4pm Museum Open

January 19 @ 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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 21
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