Author Archives: khs

  • 2016 Illinois Association of Museum Awards

    Posted on December 1, 2016 by khs in past exhibits.

    This summer the Illinois Association of Museums conferred two Awards of Merit to the Kenilworth Historical Society. Our exhibit Focus on Violet Wyld and our annual Joseph Sears School Educational Program were recognized. Both honors were presented at the awards luncheon during the association’s annual conference on Thursday, September 29th in Oak Park. Directors and staff […]

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  • Kenilworth – The suburban Ideal

    Posted on October 13, 2016 by khs in past news.

    A vision of a country home with the conveniences of the city prompted Joseph Sears to move his family from Chicago’s Prairie Avenue to the undeveloped woodland north of the city on the shores of Lake Michigan.  The story of the realization of that vision and the founding of his ideal village – Kenilworth – […]

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  • Spring Newsletter

    Posted on March 24, 2016 by khs in past news.

    Take a look at our Spring Newsletter! Read about recent exhibits, donations, and other happenings at the historical society.  

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  • Violet Wyld Exhibit

    Posted on November 2, 2015 by khs in exhibits, past news.

    Come visit our new exhibit, Focus on Violet Wyld.  

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