Grayslake Historical Society

Grayslake Historical Society The Grayslake Historical Society is located in the Grayslake Heritage Center. 164 Hawley Street, Grayslake Email: [email protected] 847-223-7663
The Grayslake Historical Society was organized in 1976. The formation of the Society was the goal of the heritage committee of the Grayslake Bicentennial Commission. Since its founding, the group has been a viable part of the community

07/09/2019

CORN SHELLING

at Farmers Market
on Wednesday

07/04/2019
07/02/2019

Search & Share
Genealogy Discussion Group
Wed. July 3 - 2:00 PM

06/30/2019

Have you written a

STORY OF GRAYSLAKE?

06/29/2019

R I P

Ted Mueller

06/24/2019

We procure, preserve and promote Grayslake History. We educate others about
Grayslake History.
THE GRAYSLAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

06/21/2019

Class of 1969 Coffee
June 22, 2019
10:00 AM
Grayslake Museum

06/20/2019

RIP
Society Member
Marie Caviness

06/16/2019

Children can make a jump rope at Farmers Market on Wednesday. Parents can see how rope is made.
Grayslake Historical Society

06/16/2019

Happy Father’s Day

06/14/2019

TODAY AT THE MUSEUM

Galleries open Noon to 4:00
Exhibit Committee meeting

06/07/2019

WANTED

“Stories of Grayslake"

06/05/2019

Search & Share
Wednesday, June 5
2:00 PM

06/02/2019

The Society is receiving wonderful “Stories of Grayslake” but needs many more.

Wilbur received new brakes in time for the Memorial Day parade.  The labor was donated.
05/31/2019

Wilbur received new brakes in time for the Memorial Day parade. The labor was donated.

05/31/2019

The Society added three items to its collections this week. One is pictured at Stories of Grayslake.

05/27/2019

In lieu of passing out candy during the Memorial Day parade, money is being donatedd to the American Legion and VFW.

05/26/2019
05/20/2019

The Archives will be closed this week. Leave information requests with the Museum greeter.

Seventy-four third graders and adults from Avon School  toured the Grayslake History Museum.
05/16/2019

Seventy-four third graders and adults from Avon School toured the Grayslake History Museum.

05/13/2019

Visit & Like
“Stories of Grayslake,Keeping History Alive"

05/12/2019

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

05/09/2019

Who will submit the next story? Keep the memories coming.

05/06/2019

PROGRAM
Churchill History
Wed. May 8 - 7:00 PM
Grayslake Museum

05/04/2019

See
TALES UNVEILED
during May Fest at the Museum.

Thank you Oasis for thinking of  and promoting the Grayslake Historical Society.
04/29/2019

Thank you Oasis for thinking of and promoting the Grayslake Historical Society.

Hello Folks!

We want to remind & encourage anyone who has The Grayslake Oasis set as their charity of choice for Amazon Smile to explore some new options!

Here are our some of local friends!

Save-A-Pet
Grayslake Historical Society
Grayslake Arts Alliance
Grayslake Area Public Library Foundation
Kamins Farm Sanctuary
Rotary Club Of Grayslake
Words on Wheels, Inc.
PFLAG of Grayslake/Round Lake

Congratulations to our neighbor and fellow historians, the Waukegan Historical Society and Museum.
04/27/2019

Congratulations to our neighbor and fellow historians, the Waukegan Historical Society and Museum.

We recieved the Illinois State Historical Society Superior of Achievement Award at the Best of Illinois Awards Banquet for the Waukegan's Top 50 History Events Tournament Initiative! Congrats to the team who put this together and special thanks to everyone who voted in the tournament! #WaukeganHistory

04/25/2019

The Archives are open
Thursday
11:00 - 4:00
Closed on Friday

04/24/2019

Grayslake Heritage Center Committee meeting today at 7:00 pm in the community room.

04/23/2019

Condolences to the family and friends of Society member Mary Friis who passed away last night.

04/20/2019
04/19/2019

Condolences
to the Idstein Family
Society Life Member Jack Idstein has lost his wife Mary.

04/13/2019

Thank you
SOMETHNGS BREWING
for the
Tips for Charity Contribution

04/13/2019

TODAY
Saturday Kids
Farmers Market
Museum Open

04/11/2019

What would you like to learn about the
Gelatin Factory?

04/08/2019

STORIES OF
FAMILY HEIRLOOMS
Wednesday, April 10
7:00 pm

04/08/2019

What do you think of when the Gelatin Factory is mentioned?

04/07/2019

WANTED
A Name For The Gelatin Factory Exhibit

04/05/2019

Museum Exhibit committee meeting today at 2:00. Come and have a new experience. Learn how an exhibit is put together.

04/03/2019

Search & Share
Today
2:00 pm

03/31/2019
The Oasis Thanks You

IT MADE HISTORY. Thank you OASIS for your years of service to the community.

It is with a heavy heart that we, the board of The Oasis, have made the difficult choice to close our doors at the end of April. What started in 2003 as loft...

03/31/2019

The Museum is closed until Wednesday but had interesting visitors last week. Read comments.

03/27/2019

We received a story today
for the book,
“Stories of Grayslake”.

03/26/2019

The Grayslake History Museum is closed on Sundays until further notice.

03/23/2019

Like and follow
on fb
"Stories of Grayslake
Keeping History Alive"

Address

164 Hawley Street, P O Box 185
Grayslake, IL
60030

General information

Museum hours: Wednesday - Sunday : noon to 4:00 PM Archives hours: Thursday : 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tours by appointment

Opening Hours

Wednesday 12:00 - 16:00
Thursday 12:00 - 16:00
Friday 12:00 - 16:00
Saturday 12:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(847) 223-7663

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