Previous Events

Chicago Policy King Historic Residence in West Woodlawn! August 15, 2020 via Zoom

A Virtual Tour: Chicago Policy King Historic Residence in West Woodlawn! with Clinée Hedspeth VIA ZOOM Hyde Park Historical Society Saturday, August 15, 2020 2:00 - 3:30 pm   Join HPHS Board Member Clinée Hedspeth for an extraordinary video tour of a historic West Woodlawn house at South Eberhart Avenue and East 65th Street built [...]

There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments! Zoom Talk with William Swislow on June 27, 2020

One of the world’s most remarkable outdoor art treasures lies hidden in plain sight along Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront — carvings in the stone revetments that line the lakeshore, many of them spectacular, most by anonymous creators, and almost none of them noticed by the millions of people who enjoy the city’s unobstructed shore.

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, August 17, 2020 via Zoom

Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, August 17, 2020 7:30pm VIA ZOOM Discussions with: Keith Stolte, author of: Chicago Artist Colonies With Zac Bleicher, Executive Director, Edgar Miller Legacy All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Contact info@hydeparkhistory.org for the Zoom link prior to 3pm the day of the meeting.

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, September 21, 2020 via Zoom

Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, September 21, 2020 7:30pm VIA ZOOM Discussions with: Mark Larson, author of: Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Contact info@hydeparkhistory.org for the Zoom link prior to 3pm the day of the meeting.

The University of Chicago Library -Virtual Library Lecture

Virtual Library Lecture: Exploring the University of Chicago's History through the Library's Map Collection Exploring the University of Chicago's History through the Library's Map Collection The Library invites you to a special lecture featuring Mindy Schwartz, Professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School of Medicine; Cecilia Smith, GIS and Map Librarian; and Ashton Hicks, Hanna [...]

There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments! with William Swislow

There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments! Via Zoom Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:00 - 4:00 pm One of the world’s most remarkable outdoor art treasures lies hidden in plain sight along Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront — carvings in the stone revetments that line the lakeshore, many of them spectacular, most by anonymous creators, and almost none of them noticed by the millions of people who enjoy the city’s unobstructed shore. 

*SCHEDULED VIA ZOOM Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 15, 2020

*SCHEDULED VIA ZOOM Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, June 15, 2020 7:30pm Joseph Gustaitus author of: Chicago’s Greatest Year: 1893 All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Contact Michal.s.safar@gmail.com for the Zoom link

Hyde Park’s Bonnie & Clyde: Larry Baran, author of The Housewife Loved a Bandit

Presents: Hyde Park’s Bonnie & Clyde Larry Baran, author of The Housewife Loved a Bandit, will show and tell how his mother, Flo Baran, escaped Hyde Park into a life of crime, what happened on the crime spree, and how it all came to an end. The story starts at [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side

Hyde Park Book Club presents Lee Bey author of Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side   Monday, February 17, 2020  7:30PM Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 s Lake Park, Chicago, Il  All Are Welcome Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village  for more information, [...]

HPHS Open House Schedule for January and February/March

HPHS Open House Schedule:  January - February/March The Nancy Hays exhibit is still up, so if you missed the previous dates you can still see it. If you have already seen it, drop in for some friendly conversation of a historical nature. 2-4pm Saturday, January 25, 2020 Sunday, January 26, 2020 Saturday, February 29, 2020 [...]