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HP Book Club Monday, November 19, 2018

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, front page|

Just a reminder that the Hyde Park Book Club will meet this coming Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Hyde Park Historical Society Building at 7:30pm. Rosellen Brown has agreed to join us on to discuss her new novel, The Lake on Fire. "The Lake on Fire is an epic narrative that begins among 19th century Jewish immigrants on a failing Wisconsin farm.

Hyde Park Historical Society Cable Car Building – Restored and Looking Good!

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: front page|

The Hyde Park Historical Society announces a major achievement in the restoration of its historical cable car building. The exterior work on the building is complete! The deteriorated brickwork has been replaced. The doors and [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Change of Venue

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|

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 [...]

Celebrate The Life of Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|

Dear friends, Last July, a group of friends began to look for a way to honor the wonderful jazz pianist Willie Pickens and his wife, Irma. Great in the world of music, they were also [...]

HP Book Club. The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: bottom left|

HPHS Book Club. Remarkable Women of the University of Chicago: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins

Remarkable Women of the U of C: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|

Hyde Park Book Club. Remarkable Women of the University of Chicago: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins

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

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

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

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

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 [...]

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

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

“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, [...]

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

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

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,  [...]