As the West Chicago Public Library wraps up a year of celebration for its 25th anniversary in its current building at 118 W.Washington Street, and Indian Knoll Elementary School celebrates its 50th Anniversary, wrap up your own piece of history this holiday by purchasing a shiny new ornament or two that commemorates these occasions. Ornaments […]
A recent visit from thirteen students and four adults from Taufkirchen (Vils) Germany strengthened a long-standing relationship with West Chicagoans through the West Chicago Sister Cities organization. Since 1999, citizens from both Sister Cities countries have pledged their friendship and enjoyed fellowship through exchange visits over the years. Last month, the German group arrived for […]
West Chicago was the featured city in the June 2017 issue of West Suburban Living Magazine. The article captured the history, culture and strengths of the community and provided a snapshot of the many reasons residents and businesses have chosen to invest here. For a downloadable copy of the article, click here.
Get active with history by participating in the Turner Junction Challenge which kicks off on May 20, 2017. Following registration at the City Museum or through the website, www.wegohistory.com, participants track any physical activity that gets them moving, which translates to time travel back to 1849. For each 15 minutes of activity, participants travel back […]
PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Carry Nation – The Famous and Original Barroom Smasher Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 p.m. Join the Friends of the West Chicago City Museum for an event that will transport you back to the time of prohibition. During the engaging event, Ellie Carlson will portray Carry Nation, the […]