Preserving the History of Park Ridge Since 1971

Welcome to the Park Ridge Historical Society

Please join us for a luncheon at the

Park Ridge Historical Society

Sunday, October 18, 2015
11:30 A.M.
Park Ridge Country Club
Cost $50.00 per person

Thank you for your support of the Park Ridge Historical Society.
We look forward to seeing you!

Please mail back the enclosed reservation card with your check, made payable to the Park Ridge Historical Society.

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Joseph P Schwieterman

Our Speaker:
Joseph P. Schwieterman
Author of Terminal Town
and professor in the School of Public Service and director of the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University.

Our Latest Events

Park Ridge Historical Society 2015 Bike Hike

Please join us at 9 a.m., Saturday, September 12, for this year’s Park Ridge Historical Society Bike Hike, as it rolls by some of the catalog homes that still exist in Park Ridge. Please click here for more information. This event is limited to the first 20... read more


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First Mustang Visits Historical Society Lunch

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National Night Out in Park Ridge, Illinois

The Society welcomed many families and youngsters to its table at National Night out on August 4th. Even our youngest historians recall the Park Ridge Centennial of 1973. Across the table, the Historical Society crew welcomed hundreds of visitors to its displays of... read more

Park Ridge Honors WWII Service Personnel

Hodges Park Honor Roll Remembered


Wartime Memories

Life as a teen during WWII

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


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