The Museum regularly opens new exhibits focusing on specific themes of special interest to the community. The exhibits are meant to educate and engage using engaging media and insightful presentation. Dairies to Prairies A traveling exhibit produced by the Elgin History Museum, now through April 27, 2019. Featuring connections to West Chicago’s dairy and prairie […]
The Friends of the West Chicago City Museum and the West Chicago Historical Society present a Spring Tea Fundraiser, Becoming Queen Elizabeth II, on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at the American Legion, 123 Main Street in West Chicago. In this new historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the life of Britain’s […]
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.