Preserving the History of Park Ridge Since 1971

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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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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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