Category Archives: past exhibits

  • 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 Traditions: Old and New (Summer 2012)

    Posted on May 28, 2012 by khs in past exhibits.

    The Kenilworth Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of our newest exhibit, “Kenilworth Traditions: Old and New”. The Kenilworth Historical Society’s Board Members came up with the exhibit concept in light of the many unique traditions that have been an important part of Kenilworth’s history. Some notable traditions include: Memorial Day Celebration; Village […]

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  • The Next Fifty Years: Kenilworth in the 1950s, 60s, 70s,80s and 90s (2011)

    Posted on January 1, 2011 by khs in past exhibits.

    The little blue book, Kenilworth-The First Fifty Years, captured the essence of life in the village during the first half of the 20th century. From the founding of the planned village by Joseph Sears to the Second World War, community institutions such as the schools, churches, government entities, civic and social groups were developed with […]

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