GO THE MOTOR COACH WAY Hyde Park Historical Society Sunday, April 7, 2019 2-4pm 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light refreshments will be served Chicago Motor Coach Company chronicles an era with buses first traversed the city’s boulevards. Streetcars were not allowed on Park District streets, thereby paving the way for motor bus operations. [...]
Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, March 31, 2019 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2 - 4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for an open house on March 31st. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.
HYDE PARK BOOK CLUB, MONDAY March 18, 2019 Finding Hyde Park: Show and Tell. We will be looking for books with significant and/or interesting sections on Hyde Park, both fiction and non‐fiction. Take a look at your libraries and see if you can find something to bring for Monday.
Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, March 3, 2019 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2 - 4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for an open house on March 3rd. We will be continuing our exhibit Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher’s Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas [...]
Hi Everyone, As you know, we have lost our meeting room space with the closing of Treasure Island. Fortunately, HPHS has finished the exterior work on the building, and that space will be available for upcoming meetings. All future book club meetings will be held at the Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park [...]
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 Chicago's harbors. Nelson will discuss harbor corruption and historical [...]
“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 ONLY TICKETED, REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE GUARANTEED A SEAT. [...]
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 - 10:00 am Parade General Assembly - 10:30 am - [...]
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 all! Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography for June 18, [...]