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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 »

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 »

Cavalcade of Pride 2011

The Blue Island FORUM, Blue Island Historical Society, the Historic Preservation Commission, and City of Blue Island are once again asking neighbors and visitors to nominate Blue Island’s best homes and businesses for the annual Cavalcade of Pride awards. This year the awards celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Olde Western Historic District and the Historic Preservation Commission – that’s ... 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 »