Remembering When

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“Toast Our New Town” Centennial Edition
“History in the Headlines” Dinner a Big Hit with History Lovers

Approximately 90 people gathered Saturday night at Rob Roy Country Club in Prospect Heights for the Mount Prospect Historical Society’s sixth annual History in the Headlines dinner.  This year’s theme coincided with Mount Prospect’s celebration of its incorporation 100 years ago. The evening was imagined as a dinner at which townsfolk celebrated their historic achievement with a German … [Read more...]

Central School Open House Planned for May 7; Followed by Education Center Re-Dedication

The Mount Prospect Historical Society will hold a free community-wide open house for the restored 1896 Central School, 103 S. Maple St., Mount Prospect, from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 7.  All are welcome to tour the schoolhouse, one of the few remaining one-room schoolhouses in the state. Following the open house, the Society will hold a rededication ceremony for its Education Center, built … [Read more...]

MPHS Raffling 2 Ticket to “Hamilton”
at the Private Bank Theatre

If you have been intending to travel downtown to see the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” at the Private Bank Theatre, but haven’t been able to justify the cost, you will want to purchase a ticket for the Mount Prospect Historical Society raffle being held in conjunction with its “Step Back in Time to 1917 and Toast Our New Town” dinner on April 22.  The winner need not be present to win, so … [Read more...]

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