Preserving the History of Park Ridge Since 1971

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Park Ridge Historical Society Bike Tour

Please join the Park Ridge Historical Society as we pedal through the north side of town starting at 9:00 a.m. on September 10 and October 1 (weather permitting). Following up on last year’s tour, our ride will highlight

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Come visit the “Spirits of Old Park Ridge”

The Park Ridge Historical Society is pleased to announce the popular “Spirits of Old Park Ridge” tour on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at the Town of Maine Cemetery located at Touhy Avenue and Dee Road in Park Ridge.

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First Mustang Visits Historical Society Lunch

By ANNE LUNDE Journal & Topics Reporter Original Article: A Park Ridge couple, Gail and Tom Wise, shared a bit of their special history with the Park Ridge Historical Society on...

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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...

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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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Park Ridge Honors WWII Service Personnel

Hodges Park Honor Roll Remembered


Wartime Memories

Life as a teen during WWII

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