Leslie Goddard will portray the former First Lady, “Jacqueline Kennedy” at a luncheon to be held at the Chateau Ritz in Niles, Illinois. Leslie is renowned for her history lectures and living history portrayals. Leslie will share the story of Jackie’s White House years, a recount of her husband’s death and how she began a new life for herself and her children. Reserve your place today!
Admission tickets must be purchased by March 11th and tickets will be held at the door. Make checks payable to Glenview History Center and send them along with your information as shown on the form below to 1121 Waukegan Rd, Glenview IL 60025! For further information please call Mary at 847-724-4115 or the history center and one of our volunteers will get back to you. Hope you can come and relive the 1960’s!
Learn how Glenview changed from a farming community to the robust Village it is today!
This Friday (January 6th) at 1pm, our co-president, Beverly Dawson, will be giving a presentation on it at the Glenview Public Library!
The Glenview History Center got together for a lovely Christmas gathering to close out 2016! We’re wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year!
Did you know the late Ron Santo and his family lived in a home at Valley Lo in Glenview for a time while he was a Cub?
Congratulations to the 2016 World Series Winning Cubs from the Glenview History Center!
Plans are currently underway for a tea/luncheon with actress and historian, Leslie Goddard, who will portray Jacqueline Kennedy for us! More details will be forthcoming later this year.
Our annual meeting took place at The Cafe at the Glenview Park Golf Club.
Patrick F. Cannon publicist, journalist and editor, was our guest speaker. He is the author of the book, The Space Within: Inside Great Chicago Buildings!
On Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm Barry Burgett spoke at the Hibbard Library about the cavalry’s role in the 1860’s. He really got the audience thinking about how life must have been for those in the cavalry and answered many audience questions.
An attentive and appreciative audience turned out Sunday afternoon June 12th for a delightful performance by the ladies of Improvised Jane Austen! They took us back in time with a totally improvised Regency love story full of misadventures and misunderstandings and loads of laughs!