Dec 11, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage County Historical Museum Renovation Complete

2024-02-07T12:19:23-06:00

DuPage County Historical Museum Renovation Complete Margie Wilhelmi Marketing Director, Wheaton Park District 630.510.4984| [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHEATON—Restoration of the DuPage County Historical Museum’s masonry and gutters, a project funded by a $750,000 Illinois Department of Natural Resources grant, is complete. The building's auditorium and Inside History Gallery reopened. The auditorium’s look remains [...]

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage County Historical Museum Renovation Complete2024-02-07T12:19:23-06:00
Nov 26, 2023

VIDEO: Tragedies of the CA&E Railway

2024-01-26T13:06:28-06:00

Tragedies of the CA&E Railway by Brian and Joyce Ostberg of BeHistoric DuPage County Historical Museum Presentation at Wheaton Park District Community Center | Video by Kmiecik Imagery

VIDEO: Tragedies of the CA&E Railway2024-01-26T13:06:28-06:00
Feb 6, 2023
  • Casino Night Photo © Kmiecik Imagery

PRESS RELEASE: Arrowhead Golf Club Casino Night Set for March 10, 2023

2024-01-26T11:36:41-06:00

Arrowhead Golf Club Casino Night Set for March 10, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Piccininni Marketing and Communications Assistant, Wheaton Park District 630.510.4987 | [email protected] February 6, 2023 WHEATON—A night out at a Las Vegas-themed club is in the cards on Friday, March 10 when the DuPage County Historical Museum presents Casino Night [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Arrowhead Golf Club Casino Night Set for March 10, 20232024-01-26T11:36:41-06:00
Oct 27, 2022
  • Stories of DuPage Exhibit

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage literary roots on display at new exhibit

2024-01-26T11:36:50-06:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Piccininni Marketing and Communications Assistant, Wheaton Park District 630.510.4987 | [email protected] October 27, 2022 DuPage literary roots on display at new exhibit WHEATON – DuPage County has a history of producing authors of acclaimed works of fiction, poetry, and comics, from “Anna and the King of Siam” to “Little Orphan Annie.” [...]

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage literary roots on display at new exhibit2024-01-26T11:36:50-06:00
Mar 20, 2022

VIDEO: Recognizing Trailblazers: Confident and Courageous Women Who Shaped DuPage

2024-01-26T11:37:01-06:00

WATCH: Recognizing Trailblazers: Confident and Courageous Women Who Shaped DuPage Video © Kmiecik Imagery Event Description: The purpose of this event was to celebrate Women’s History and Black History months by honoring Black women who have been trailblazers in DuPage County. These strong women were essential parts of their communities, serving [...]

VIDEO: Recognizing Trailblazers: Confident and Courageous Women Who Shaped DuPage2024-01-26T11:37:01-06:00
Mar 18, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage County Historical Museum is Awarded $750,000 Grant

2024-01-26T11:37:09-06:00

DuPage County Historical Museum is Awarded $750,000 Grant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Piccininni Marketing and Communications Assistant, Wheaton Park District 630.510.4987 | [email protected] March 18, 2022 Grant to fund masonry and gutter repairs on 131-year-old building WHEATON-The Wheaton Park District recently was awarded a $750,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources [...]

PRESS RELEASE: DuPage County Historical Museum is Awarded $750,000 Grant2024-01-26T11:37:09-06:00
Feb 25, 2021

VIDEO: The Underground Railroad in DuPage County: A Path to Freedom

2024-02-06T14:13:30-06:00

The Underground Railroad in DuPage County: A Path to Freedom February 25, 2021 Curator Zachary Bishop and other local Underground Railroad experts discuss the Underground Railroad in DuPage County during the 19th century in a video produced by College of DuPage.

VIDEO: The Underground Railroad in DuPage County: A Path to Freedom2024-02-06T14:13:30-06:00
Dec 11, 2020

ARTICLE: 1910 Suffrage Auto Tour made Stops throughout Fox Valley

2024-02-06T14:13:43-06:00

1910 Suffrage Auto Tour made Stops throughout Fox Valley December 11, 2020 Learn more about the auto tour, the suffrage movement and how local organizations are celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Zach Bishop, Museum Curator, discusses two museum exhibits on the topic. Read More

ARTICLE: 1910 Suffrage Auto Tour made Stops throughout Fox Valley2024-02-06T14:13:43-06:00
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