Growing Up in Mount Prospect Exhibit Opening

A typical 1950s kitchenWant to learn more about how Mount Prospect became the Village it is today? The Mount Prospect Historical Society presents its newest exhibit, “Growing Up in Mount Prospect”.

Come learn about the population boom in the 1950s and 1960s, and the variety of changes made that led Mount Prospect to become more than its German settlers had ever imagined.  Learn about the housing boom, the expansion and creation of new schools, and the construction of Randhurst Shopping Center.

The exhibit also includes artifacts from President Richard M. Nixon’s visits to Mount Prospect in 1968 and 1970.

The exhibit is currently available for public view.  A suggested admission of $2 per person to help offset the cost of supplies is requested. The exhibit will be available for public view, but please call before you come.  (Museum is closed on Monday’s.

Exhibit may be viewed Wednesday thru Friday from noon to 5 p.m.)  Call 847/392-9006.

 

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