Vintage Doll Exhibit Now Open

Glenview History Center Doll Exhibit

Glenview History Center Doll Exhibit

Come see an incredibly unique vintage doll collection at the Glenview History Center’s final exhibit of 2013. These lovable dolls range from 6 to 31 inches tall. They might bring back childhood memories of playing with your own dolls! The Farmhouse is open on Sundays from 1:00p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Admission is free but donations are welcome. The doll collection will be displayed until December 15.

Civil War Encampment, Labor Day Weekend

Civil War Encampment at Glenview History Center

Civil War Encampment at Glenview History Center

The Glenview History Center will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War on the grounds of our historic house museum, which was built in 1864! It all happens this Labor Day weekend Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at 1121 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Come see a day in the life of a civil war soldier! Watch soldiers pitch tents, sing songs, and fire cannons! Plus, admire ladies in their fine antebellum dresses! Living History – a live reenactment of civil war times! – will be presented by: Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Camp Custer, Sons of the Veterans Reserve, U.S. Signal Corps & Infantry, 1st Michigan Engineers, General George Thomas plus a traveling Civil War Museum.