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“HYDE PARK-KENWOOD STORIES THEN AND NOW” Commemorating 150 Years of St. Thomas the Apostle

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss. Author Robert J. Nelson, a third generation south-sider and longtime resident of the Highlands, was appointed by Mayor Harold Washington to clean up and modernize management of [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|0 Comments

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting August 20, 2018 Summer Reading List

Hi Everyone, A rousing thank you to Lisa for joining us last night. It was a wonderful discussion and a wonderful evening. Thanks to all of you for participating. We had a number of new faces last night. Those whose email I could decipher, I have [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|0 Comments

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion…

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion Sunday, July 15 at HPHS—5529 S. Lake Park 2 PM (Doors Open at 1:30 PM) REGISTRATION REQUIRED Presentation Limit 30 (Ticket Required) Tour—Open, No Ticket Required Registration Link Below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/no-blacks-in-the-white-city-frederick-douglass-at-the-haitian-pavilion-the-challenge-to-the-status-tickets-47622752936 Tour Map [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|0 Comments

March in the July 4th on 53rd Street Parade & Picnic with the HPHS

The Board of Directors of the Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) Encourages all members and friends to march in the July 4th on 53rd Street Parade & Picnic with the HPHS on Independence Day, Wednesday,  July 4, 2018. WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2018 SCHEDULE: Bike Decorating - [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|0 Comments

Book Club Meeting

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder that the next book club meeting is this coming Monday, June 18 in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island at 7:30pm. Ronne Hartfield, author of Another Way Home, will be joining us. https ://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronne_Hartfield Looking forward to seeing you [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments