Historic Gate is Restored

The Park Ridge Historical Society is happy to report that a piece of history from the school that once stood on the grounds of Prospect Park has been restored and installed in front of Wholers Hall, now the administration building of the Park Ridge Park District. To read more click on this link to [...]

2021-08-28T23:20:10+00:00August 28th, 2021|Current News|Comments Off on Historic Gate is Restored

Opportunities for Scouts

Park Ridge has had a strong tradition of scouting that has lasted for over 100 years.  In fact, Boy Scout Troop 1 of Park Ridge, Illinois, is the oldest continuously chartered BSA troop in America.  The Camp Fire Girls originally built the beautiful fountain in Hodges Park in the 1920’s.  Our Memorial Day parades [...]

2021-05-08T18:11:40+00:00May 8th, 2021|Current News|Comments Off on Opportunities for Scouts

Spirits of Old Park Ridge – Returns September 25, 2021

“Spirits of Old Park Ridge” to be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Town of Maine Cemetery The Park Ridge Historical Society is pleased to announce the popular “Spirits of Old Park Ridge” tour returns on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. (last tour at 1:30pm) at the Town of Maine Cemetery [...]

2021-08-13T19:08:07+00:00September 8th, 2020|Current News|Comments Off on Spirits of Old Park Ridge – Returns September 25, 2021

We Would Like To Tell Your Group About Our Latest Project

We would love to tell you about the history of our Lil' Pirsch Fire Engine and our fund raising project to restore the 1934 Fire Truck. If your club or organization would like someone from the Park Ridge Historical Society to speak to your group, in person or online, please contact us at: info@parkridgehistorycenter.org [...]

2020-08-25T01:17:35+00:00August 18th, 2020|Current News|Comments Off on We Would Like To Tell Your Group About Our Latest Project