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Halloween with Ursula Bielski

This event is sold out. Please contact BIHS with questions. Thank you! Back by popular demand, ghost hunter Ursula Bielski will share stories and personal experiences about famous ghosts of Chicago. This is a free event, but please contact Blue Island Historical Society to reserve your seat. All ages welcome. Raffle tickets are still available! Enter to win a gift ... Read More »

Halloween Tea

It’s tea time again! Gather your friends and family for an afternoon full of tea, cookies, and fun at the Blue Island Historical Society. Costumes strongly encouraged! Reservations required. WHEN Saturday, October 22, 2011 2:00pm-4:00pm WHERE BIHS/Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL COST $15 per person Make reservations by contacting BIHS: (P) 708-371-8546 (E) events@blueislandhistoricalsociety.com Read More »

BIHS Annual Membership Meeting & Women’s Club Plaque Dedication

The annual state of address report will be given by Blue Island Historical Society Chairman, Michael Kaliski.  This event will also include the plaque dedication to the Blue Island Women’s Club Members–the plaque is the most recent addition to the Albee House. And finally, the event will conclude with a semi-formal tea. All BIHS members are encouraged to attend! Please ... Read More »

Never Again: A Shoah Remembrance Event

Special guest Joseph Koek, comes to the Blue Island Historical Society from the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. A holocaust survivor, Mr. Koek will talk about growing up as a Jewish child hidden by the Dutch Underground during World War II. This free event is sponsored by the Blue Island Historical Society and the Blue Island Public Library. WHEN ... Read More »

Ben Franklin Impersonator to visit BIHS!

Did you know as well as being one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, Ben Franklin was a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, an economist? Learn about his impressive accomplishments and exciting life portrayed by a professional impersonator as Franklin comes to life at the BIHS! This interactive history lesson allows guests of all ages ... Read More »