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“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 »

Remembering Marshall Field’s

Give the Lady What She Wants: Remembering Marshall Field’s is this summer’s addition to the: “Images of America” book series.Author Leslie Goddard will take you through the 150-year history of Chicago’s leading department store, and the reign of it’s owner, Marshall Field. WHEN Tuesday, November 8, 2011 7:00pm WHERE Blue Island Historical Society/Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL ... Read More »

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 »

Chicago’s WLS Radio History & Book Signing with Scott Childers

From the National Barn Dance to Top 40 to present-day Talk, Childers chronicles the evolution of this household fixture which began in the 1920s. Childers will explore the station’s history and sign his book “Chicago’s WLS Radio” of the Images of America series. This free event is brought to you by the Blue Island Historical Society and the Blue Island ... Read More »