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The original 1893 schoolhouse displays hundreds of original artifacts depicting immigrant turn-of-the-century life of families, businesses, and coal mines. Original items include the jailhouse iron doors, soccer trophies and bocce balls, coal mining tools, furniture and household items, old store supplies, Illinois coal reports, maps and plats, and plenty of family memories; there is something to interest everyone.
Midwest SOARRING (Save Our Ancestors Remains & Resources Indigenous Network Group) Foundation was formed in November of 1996. They are a Native American non-profit organization who assists with repatriation, protection of sacred sites and educates the public about Native American culture, through Pow Wows, cultural programs and environmental issues. The new Cultural Center is made possible by a lease obtained through the City of Lockport.
Step back into the 1950s in a representation of an original home with toys, dolls, books, clothes and furnishings of the era, in the first fully-planned post-World War II suburb.
St. James at Sag Bridge is the Oldest Church in Northern Illinois. Built by Irish immigrants who built the canal. Established in 1833, it is the sole country parish of the Archdiocese of Chicago serving a growing community of Catholics who come together to worship God through the celebration of the Eucharist and traditional devotional activities within truly unique and beautiful surroundings.
Three floors of fun! Shop our 1st floor boutique, create in our upstairs art studio and upcycle with vintage soul re-sale in our lower level.
The Fine & Performing Arts Center (FPAC) presents quality cultural programs and popular entertainment in the 600-seat Dorothy Menker Theater, 150-seat Oremus Theater and the Robert F DeCaprio art gallery.
Park Forest Local History Collection and Archive. Documents, photographs, video, and newspapers on historic Park Forest, 1946. Some items are on the early history of the region. It is best to call ahead to speak to the archivist. Some information is available at the Park Forest Public Library.
A salute to the 5 branches of the Armed Forces. Memorial brick walkway honoring those who have served. Veterans Day ceremony held each year in November.
This memorial features a polished black stone wall dedicated to all veterans and displays the names of all Oak Lawn residents who died serving their country.
The memorial's steel, five point star represents the branches of military service. The angle of the star reminds us of those who perished in the line of duty. The memorial also includes commemorative headstones of the first seven Oak Forest residents who died in combat.
This memorial incorporates over twelve tons of steel and concrete from the World Trade Center disaster and features bronze sculptures by Artist Erik Blome.
An 1836 log cabin is located next to Veteran's Park at Burnham Avenue & 166th (Heritage Drive) where our annual festival in September is held with entertainment & food. Our museum at 760 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois has exhibits of local interest.
This memorial is dedicated to the 50+ men from Blue Island who served in the Union armies.
Discover a world of fun and learning at the Children's Museum in Oak Lawn! Explore Neuroscience, theater, art and other fun, educational exhibits.
SPAA THEATER is focused on providing quality stage plays and much need programs, such as their; CSI & Film Camps, Adult Acting, Writing & Speaking Classes, SPAA Master's Certification Classes, SPAA Children's Theater, SPAA Radio, SPAA TV and Much more! They are dedicated to providing, developing and enhancing "Edutainment" (Education & Entertainment) through programs, live productions and commitment to the surrounding communities.
Wholesome family entertainment with song, dance, and humor. Join us for lunch and dinner show packages.
Small museum with unique display areas and photographs of Frankfort memorabilia.
Come discover Calumet City's fascinating heritage and history.
The Center for Performing Arts presents high-quality and affordable national touring acts, Chicago-based artists and community programs in genres from jazz to opera, dance, theatre and family favorites.
This unique memorial is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the tragic events on September 11, 2001.
The Tinley Park Veterans Memorial features benches along a parkway and is dedicated to Village Trustee Pat Rea, a retired U.S. Army Brigadier General.
This historic Italianate home is a learning center for art and music, showcasing exhibits of local and regional artists. The gallery shop has ceramics and fine gifts.
Public park-like setting dedicated to the Veterans and Heroes of our nation.