Category Archives: exhibits

  • How Can I Help You: Business and Commerce in Kenilworth

    Posted on August 14, 2017 by khs in exhibits, home page announcement, news.

    Business and commerce are not usually associated with Kenilworth even though the village was founded as a business venture. In 1889 Joseph Sears, following the purchase of 208.6 acres for $135,000, founded the Kenilworth Company. A brochure from 1890 advertised Kenilworth as “The Model Suburban Home.” The promotion of Kenilworth’s healthy environment and good schools […]

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  • Share your collection!

    Posted on April 24, 2017 by khs in exhibits, home page announcement, news.

    The Kenilworth Historical Society is opening up the lobby display case for public exhibits. If you have a personal collection you would like to share with the community please let us know. Create a display with your antique toy, rock, and mineral, baseball card, or any other collection you may have. Collectors of every age […]

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  • Kenilworth Train Station Exhibit

    Posted on May 26, 2014 by khs in exhibits, news.

    The historic Kenilworth Metra train station, still in heavy use today by commuters and visitors alike, makes a picturesque place to hold our newest exhibit – “The History of Kenilworth “, brought to you by The Kenilworth Historical Society. Over the coming year, or more, new installments will continue to inform and entertain riders waiting […]

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