Celebrating Laura Ingalls Birthday at Central Schoolhouse

A group of Mount Prospect children recently gathered on a Saturday to celebrate author Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday in the newly-restored 1896 Central School. The 4th graders had a book discussion about Wilder’s book, “These Happy Golden Years,” which focuses on her teaching experiences in a one-room schoolhouse. “The modern-day students wondered what it was like having all the … [Read more...]

Step Back in Time to 1917

and Toast Mount Prospect's Incorporation at the Sixth Annual “History in the Headlines" Dinner Reservations are now being accepted for “Toast our New Town,” the sixth annual History in the Headlines dinner, sponsored by the Mount Prospect Historical Society.  This spectacular Centennial-themed event will be held at Rob Roy Country Club, 505 E. Camp McDonald Rd., Prospect Heights, on … [Read more...]

Skate for History on Presidents

On Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20, local schoolchildren and their parents will have the opportunity to enjoy a roller skating party being held to help preserve Mount Prospect's 1896 Central School and to support the Mount Prospect Historical Society.  The party will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Central Community Center (CCC), 1000 W. Central Rd., Mount Prospect. For the 13th consecutive … [Read more...]

2017 Hibernation Preventers

Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th Birthday “Lunch Pail” Book Discussion Grades 4-6 Mount Prospect Historical Society's One-Room Schoolhouse 103 S. Maple St. Saturday, Feb. 11 $15 per child   Celebrate the birthday and teaching career of American pioneer girl Laura Ingalls Wilder in Mount Prospect Historic Society’s newly restored original one-room schoolhouse.  Children in grades 4-6 … [Read more...]

Switch to mobile version