Category Archives: past news

  • 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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  • Kenilworth Flag

    Posted on October 26, 2015 by khs in past news.

    The official Kenilworth Flag In the summer of 1987, Matthew Duffy was one of twenty Boy Scouts selected from Illinois to attend the World Jamboree to be held in Australia in 1989. As was the custom at Jamborees, the boys were asked to bring materials so that they could build something that represented their home […]

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