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What Is Going On Here?

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

You may have noticed that our historic cable car building is boarded up. This is a good thing. We have entered the next phase of our multi‐year effort to restore/refurbish/repair the building. We are currently [...]

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, Events, front page|

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,  [...]

Book Club Meeting

By | June 15th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|

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, [...]

HPHS 2018 History Fair Program

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|

Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Chicago 2:00-4:00PM, Sunday, June 10, 2018 Refreshments will be served Meet the winners of the Society's award for the best student projects on the history of [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

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

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 14 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2 - 4 PM The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are continuing [...]