Preserving the History of Park Ridge Since 1971

Welcome to the Park Ridge Historical Society


Hear details on our final agreement with the Park Ridge Park District on our new home.
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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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