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  • Music of the Civil Rights Movement with Chris Vallillo, a singing success

    Oct 17, 2016 09:00 AM

    A big thank you to the Scholar Program of the Illinois Humanities Council for sponsoring the "Music of the Civil Rights Movement" program with Chris Vallillo that we hosted at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum last Thursday, 10/13, and thanks to all those who showed up for the program and sang along!

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  • Holly Jolly Workshop instructed by Urban Garden's, Cindy Platt

    Oct 01, 2016 09:00 AM

    Thank you to Cindy Platt of Urban Garden in Arlington Heights for teaching a class on ways to create a beautiful holiday wreath last Thursday. So full of tips that none of us had ever known... For instance, when using a grape vine wreath base, you aren't supposed to keep it wrapped the way you buy it, but instead pull it apart so the vine is looser.

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  • Wreath Registration Deadline is October 21

    The deadline to register a wreath is approaching, Have you decided what the theme will be yet? The museum is in full "Festival of the Wreaths" mode and is expecting a great turn out for the 2nd annual event.

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  • Lucky Junk Wreath Workshop Nets Wreath Donation for Festival of the Wreaths

    The wreath, entitled “Once Upon a Christmas,” was created by Terry Karow from vintage materials at a special workshop held at Lucky Junk, 405 S. Arlington Heights Rd., on September 13. The wreath will be donated to the Arlington Heights Historical Society for the silent auction fundraiser Festival of the Wreaths, November 22-December 4, at the Heritage Gallery of the Historical Museum, 110 W. Fremont Street, Arlington Heights.

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  • Behind the scenes at the Museum: CLYDE COMES HOME!

    Nov 25, 2015 09:00 AM

    Yesterday was a very special day here at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum. Our life-size, fiberglass horse, named Clyde, returned home. He had been on loan to the Buffalo Grove 's Raupp Museum for many years. He is currently in storage, but we have some big plans for him!

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  • Historical Arlington War Stories

    Civil War – In 1865 nineteen-year-old John E. Best signed up to fight the Southern Rebellion with his older brother, James. They were placed in the 95th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers.

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  • Halloween and the Autumn season

    Oct 26, 2015 09:00 AM

    The earliest records of Halloween come from ancient Celtic records. “Samhain” was celebrated on November 1st and marked the Celtic New Year. This was the beginning of the “dark half” of the year, which ended May 1st. The Celtic people also used this time to celebrate the harvest with a time of feasting.​

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  • Festival of the Wreaths: What You Can Do With a Silver Platter Class

    Aug 28, 2015 09:00 AM

    Remember those engraved silver platters that you received as a wedding gift or heirloom, but now lie in a pile somewhere in a closet? The Arlington Heights Historical Society will show you how to re-purpose those platters at 1p.m. Saturday, September 19, in a class called What You Can do With a Silver Platter.

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  • New exhibit at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum

    May 29, 2015 09:00 AM

    Are you dreaming of a trip to an exotic country? Good news! The new Martha Mills Doll exhibit, “Dolls of Many Lands” is now open for your pleasure.

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  • Celebrating Arlington's Awesome Mothers!

    Apr 14, 2015 09:00 AM

    This week is all about MOMS at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum. It’s not Throwback Thursday, or Flashback Friday, but we’d like to take the time to highlight some mothers from the history of Arlington Heights.

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