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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The Latest News

Good News for History on the Move Project

The Society is pleased to announce that the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has just signed off on our new plan for rehabilitation of the Solomon Cottage on the grounds of the former Park Ridge School for Girls. This plan provides the opportunity to preserve the...

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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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