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Architectural Walk

Sunday, September 20 Join us this Sunday, rain or shine, for a wonderful afternoon filled with local history, architecture, and friends. Walk includes Civil War-era homes and homes of Civil War veterans. Refreshments will be served. It will start at the Blue Island Historical Society/Albee House (13018 Maple Ave) from 1:00 to 4:00. TICKET INFO $10.00/each Available at the Blue Island ... 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 »

Historical Architecture Walking Tour

Starting at the 132-year-old Blue Island Historical Society Albee House, this walking tour will take you through some of Blue Island’s architectural history. The tour will be about one mile. Tickets required. See info below. A reception honoring Jack Simmerling coincides with this event. From 1:30-2:30pm, all are invited to stop in at the Blue Island Public Library to meet ... Read More »

Blue Island Architectural Walking Tour

The Blue Island Historical Society invites you to the 2nd in a continuing series of walking tours through historic Blue Island. This 2.5 hour tour is hosted by Mike Wolski, a lifelong Chicago Southsider, historic preservation expert and architectural historian. The afternoon includes a stop at remnants of the original Stony Creek, plus a peek inside two historic buildings, where refreshments will be served. Bring your walking ... Read More »