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

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YOUTH CAMPUS TOURS
Saturday, August 2

 
Guided walking tours around the 106-year old grounds of the Park Ridge School for Girls will focus on the people who funded construction of the legacy School Cottages and their architecture.  

At 10 am and 11 am, tours will depart from the Solomon Cottage at 721 North Prospect Avenue. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

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HISTORIC BIKE HIKE
Coming in August
 
Watch this space for announcement and more details regarding the
Society’s “Bike Hike” through Park Ridge.

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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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