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Holiday Breakfast Tea & Cookie Exchange

Find some time to relax this holiday with a cup of tea and friendship! Following the tea, there will be the annual cookie exchange. To participate, bring two dozen cookies… and go home with an entire tray! Make your reservations now! WHERE Blue Island Historical Society at the Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 WHEN Saturday, December ... Read More »

Blue Island Goes Big for Burnham!

The Blue Island Public Library, along with the Blue Island Historical Society, presents three big Burnham events in November to celebrate the centennial of the 1909 Plan of Chicago. November 5 we “Meet Dan Burnham” as we’re introduced to the people and events that shaped the Windy City and transformed it from the “Wild Onion” into the “City of Big ... Read More »

Cavalcade of Pride 2009 winners

The Blue Island Historic Preservation Commission, along with the Blue Island Historical Society and The Forum, celebrated this year’s Cavalcade of Pride winners on Saturday, September 19, at a banquet held at Memorial Park Field House.  This event offers an opportunity for Blue Islanders from every ward to be recognized for the wonderful efforts you make to keep our community strong and beautiful.  ... 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 »