• HPHS Book Club Monday, March 20

    HPHS Book Club Monday, March 20

    Next Meetings Monday, November 21st at 7:30 pm, The Manhattan Project. Caroline Herzen-berg, co-author of Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project will be joining us. Bibliography attached— Attached the two bibliographies that were handed out on Professor Culianu and the Manhattan Project.
  • Dev Bowly Man and Vision

    Dev Bowly Man and Vision

    Dev Bowly Man and Vision interviews Ward Miller, Executive Director of Preservation Chicago, about Dev Bowly. Ward Miller speaks about Dev Bowly and his historic influence on the Hyde Park Historical Society and his Michigan Inns.

  • Ward Miller speaking @ Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner 2017.

    Ward Miller speaking @ Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner 2017.

    Ward Miller speaking @ Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner 2017.

  • HPHS Annual Dinner Invitation 2017

    HPHS Annual Dinner Invitation 2017

    Join us at the HPHS Annual Dinner 2017!

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HPHS Annual Dinner Invitation 2017

Join us at the HPHS Annual Dinner 2017!
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Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House
Sunday, November 6, 2016
2-4 PM
 

The Hyde Park Historical Society […]

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Hyde Park’s Historic Professor Rowhouses

The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you on a guided tour of: Hyde Park’s Historic Professor Rowhouses Sunday, October 23, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 PM
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Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Saturday, October 8, 2016
2-4 PM
 

The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us […]

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Hyde Park History

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The History of Hyde Park

April 30th, 2015|0 Comments

The history of Hyde Park begins with the arrival in Chicago of a young lawyer, Paul Cornell. He was descended from a family which first arrived in the “New World” in 1638. His cousin, Ezra […]

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Ferris Wheel in the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

April 27th, 2015|4 Comments

The Society is delighted to present this wonderful description of the Life and Death of Chicago’s great Ferris Wheel of 1893. It was written by Patrick Meehan in 1964 while he was a 4th year […]

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Hyde Park Center:

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

The section of Hyde Park between 53rd and 55th Streets, and between Harper and Woodlawn Avenue, is the oldest part of our neighborhood. It is also the most modest, the most urban [...]
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Hyde Park Historical Society Headquarters

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society is housed in a building which originally was a waiting room for cable car personnel.
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History of Hyde Park by A.T. Andreas

May 19th, 2015|0 Comments

History of Cook County/History of Hyde Park by A.T. Andreas

by A.T. Andreas

BOUNDARIES AND EXTENT The act of incorporation approved February 20 1861 separated the town of Hyde Park from the town of Lake and made […]

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Lincoln’s Hyde Park

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

By SUSAN O’CONNOR DAVIS

During the hot summer of 1865 the widow Lincoln did much of nothing. She chose the Hyde Park House as a place of refuge following her husband’s assassination, spending her days […]

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