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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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Park Ridge Historical Society Annual Meeting

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Special Open House Preview
(with Paid Ticket to Annual Meeting)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Park Ridge History Center @ Prospect Park
721 N Prospect Ave

Lunch and Meeting 11:30 a.m.
Park Ridge Country Club
636 N Prospect Ave

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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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Life as a teen during WWII

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