Home / History (page 2)

History

Calumet National Heritage Area Feasibility Study

As part of the Calumet Region (from the Indiana Dunes to Blue Island) becoming a National Heritage Area, the Field Museum is conducting Community Conversations. Topics covered to date are the Arts, Industry and History in the Calumet area. The next topic is Environmental Heritage in the Calumet Region. Since this is a Bi-state effort two meetings will be held; ... Read More »

Girl’s Day Out

Specially selected local vendors will bring their wares to sell. Come out and get a jump on your holiday shopping and spend a day with friends at the Blue Island Historical Society! WHEN Saturday, November 9, 2013 9:00am-3:00pm WHERE Blue Island Historical Society 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 MORE INFO P: 708-371-8546 W: www.blueislandhistoricalsociety.com Read More »

Blue Island Historical Society Architectural Walking Tour

Join us for a fun walk through our beloved city to learn about the buildings that make it great. Be sure to wear walking shoes. Refreshments will be served. WHEN
 Sunday, September 15, 2013, 1:00pm WHERE
 Masonic Temple 12757 Western Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 Parking is available in the city lot just south of the building. TICKETS
 $10.00 each ... Read More »

“Along the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Rail Line” Author Presentation and Q&A

Author Cynthia Ogorek will be discussing her latest book, “Along the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Rail Line” of the Images of America series. From a world-class city through rolling agricultural acres, from steel mills through a national lakeshore, some 200 vintage photographs illustrate the unique view of the Calumet region that South Shore passengers have traditionally enjoyed, click ... Read More »

Blue Island Historical Society 28th House Walk Tour

Blue Island is well-kown for its beautiful, historic—and interesting—houses. Come join us on our 28th House Walk Tour, Sunday September 16th, 2012, when you and your family will tour four homes located in historic Buy propecia online prescription Blue Island! (Tickets required) Sunday, September 16th, 2012 12:00pm-4:00pm Ticket Donation $15 advanced tickets; $20 at the door Purchase your tickets today ... Read More »