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Park Ridge Historical Society
721 North Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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YOUTH CAMPUS TOUR
Saturday, August 16

 

Guided walking tour around the 106-year old grounds of the
Park Ridge School for Girls will focus on the people who built the
legacy School Cottages and the Cottage architecture.

Tour departs at 11:30 am from the Solomon Cottage at
721 North Prospect Avenue, and will last approximately 45 minutes.

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HISTORIC BIKE HIKE
Saturday, August 16
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
 
The "Bike Hike" is limited to 20 riders. Cost: $10.
We will depart from the Solomon Cottage, 721 North Prospect Avenue,
and our ride will take us to many historic places in Park Ridge.

To sign up, please call the Society at 847.696.1973
and leave your name & phone number. We will confirm your reservation.

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SPIRITS OF OLD PARK RIDGE PROGRAM
Returns on Saturday, October 4

More details regarding this popular tour of Town of Maine Cemetery
to be posted here soon.


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Side view of Earl Dean's barn on South Dee Road. According to his sons, Earl moved this barn piecemeal from the site of the original 40-acre campus at the Park Ridge School for Girls in 1950 to his place on Dee. Earl Dean is one of the 'Spirits' in this year's tour of Town of Maine Cemetery in October.
Come and hear more of his legacy in Park Ridge!



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Do you remember skating at the Michael Kirby Studio
in the old Ridge Theatre Building?


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Help Support Our History On the Move Project

 
The Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable, not-for-profit organization
recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

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