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Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, March 18 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for our first open house of 2018. We are continuing our exhibit Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher�s Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage Grove and [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 meeting. A Few Red Drops is an account of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot that started on a beach on the South Side near 29th Street and spread to the Black Belt. [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|0 Comments

Herald Subscriptions Support HPHS!

Suscribe to or renew your subscription to the Hyde Park Herald and help support the Hyde Park Historical Society. The Hyde Park Herald will donate half of the cost of every new or renewed subscription! Yearly Subscription Options for One Year : $30.00 USD - yearly for Two Years : $41.00 USD - yearly for Three Years : $53.00 USD [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: front page|0 Comments


Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will show us examples of his work abroad and in the U.S., including at the National Cathedral. His work can be seen at several locations in Hyde Park, including the Medici and the Lab School. Classically trained in Italy, Walter S. Arnold is committed to preserving [...]

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

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, January 15

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

By | January 14th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments

Holiday Open House and Party

Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Please help spead the joy and bring a contribution to our refreshments table! ALL ARE WELCOME!

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments