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New At GHS 2017-05-19T18:10:04+00:00

GHS Wins TWO Prestigious National Awards

The GHS is honored to be the recipient of two prestigious national awards – the 2016 Albert B. Corey Award from the American Association of State and Local History and the 2016 Wright Spirit Award from the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy.  To learn more about the recognition bestowed on GHS by these two outstanding organizations, click on the button below.

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Second Grade Visit

For almost 15 years, student groups have been learning about Glencoe and visiting our museum.  We are honored to participate in this award winning program and host our friends from the South School Second Grade on May 24, 2017.  To learn more about the visit and download a copy of the Parent Information Guide, click on the button below.

GET INFORMATION ON THE SECOND GRADE VISIT

Glencoe Memorial Day Ceremony

The Glencoe Historical Society joins the Village of Glencoe in hosting our community’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Veteran’s Memorial Park located just east of the train station next to the Glencoe Union Church.  To learn more about this special ceremony, click on the button below.

GET INFORMATION ON THE MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

Focus on World War I

GHS kicked off its programming in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the American entry into World War I with a program at the Glencoe Public Library on April 9, 2017.  A new, interactive exhibit highlighting the roles of Glencoe residents in supporting the war both at home and abroad will open at the Annual GHS Gala on September 16, 2017.  To learn more about the GHS’s World War I programming, click on the button below.

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GHS 80th Birthday Celebration

The Glencoe Historical Society celebrated its 80th birthday at its Annual Dinner with a Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the North Shore Methodist Church.  To learn more about this milestone anniversary and see photos of the celebration, click on the button below.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR 80th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION