Upcoming Events

  1. Holiday Open House

    December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Previous Events

Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Program

Hear the winners of the Hyde Park Historical Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2017 Chicago Metro History Fair present their projects. Program will include a panel led by Jay Mulberry, past HPHS president, Timuel D. Black, Jr., noted oral historian, and Maryhelen Matijevic, assistant [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, June 19

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be Monday, June 19 at 7:30 pm in the lower level meet-ing room at Treasure Island.

Cable Car Building Restoration

The Hyde Park Historical Society Presents Cable Car Building Restoration Saturday, June 3, 2017 2-4pm   Thanks to generous donations from our members and the Hyde Park community, the restoration of the Hyde Park Historical Society cable car building began May 1, 2017. The Society would like to share the status of this work and [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 22, 2017 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house.  Our continuing exhibit is: Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher's Atlas.  The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, April 17

Hi Everyone, Good to see you all on March 20th. The discussion was animated and interesting.

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.

HPHS Annual Dinner Invitation 2017

Join us at the HPHS Annual Dinner 2017!

HPHS Annual Holiday Party

The Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) is hosting its annual holiday party, Sunday, Dec. 11. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the HPHS headquarters, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Festive refreshments will be accompanied by live music from Andy Carter and Friends. This event is free and open to [...]

HPHS Book Club Monday, January 16

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.

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, November 6, 2016 2-4 PM   The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. Come and learn the history of our historic cable car building. Speak with our docents about Hyde Park historical topics. We have a new exhibit! We have put [...]