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Community Gathers for Visit with Hillary Rodham Clinton

On Friday, October 11 community members and students gathered at the Pickwick Theater to meet Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and view a premiere of the documentary, "Dare to Dream" presented by the Park Ridge Historical Society.  Students from Maine East and Maine South High Schools interviewed Secretary Clinton on stage where she spoke of [...]

2019-10-27T15:51:44+00:00October 27th, 2019|Current News|0 Comments

Landmark Plaque Installed at the History Center

On August 29, 2019 the Park District installed the official Park Ridge Landmark Plaque at the Solomon Cottage.   The Park Ridge City Council approved the land-marking of the Solomon Cottage in June, 2017.  Then Society Trustee Paul Adlaf, also a member of the Park Ridge Historic Preservation Commission at the time, composed the detailed [...]

2019-10-09T14:47:50+00:00October 8th, 2019|Current News|0 Comments

The History Center is now open the 2nd & 4th Sundays from 1-3 p.m.

The History Center will be open June 9 & 23,  July 14 & 21 and August 11. View the latest displays and learn about the history of Park Ridge.  Historical Society members will be on hand to answer your questions. Looking for a unique gift?  You can purchase a History Center mug, note cards [...]

2019-05-18T18:04:33+00:00May 18th, 2019|Current News|0 Comments