Elmhurst Historical Museum Mansion in early spring
Elmhurst Historical Museum Mansion in early spring
Churchville schoolhouse with Conrad Fischer students in front
Conrad Fischer students at the Churchville Schoolhouse

Our Town. Our History.
Our Heritage.

The mission of the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is to stimulate broad-based support for local history, the Elmhurst Historical Museum and the Churchville Schoolhouse through advocacy, education and fundraising.

Because of the community’s generous support, we’ve grown tremendously over the past several years. There’s a lot going on with both the foundation and the museum. Take some time to look around and see what we have to offer! We welcome you to join us in our mission.

What's going on at the Heritage Foundation?

July 20, 2014

Root for the Home Team Lawn Party

The Chicago Civil Wars  May 16th- Sept. 28, 2014
Elmhurst Historical Museum
120 E Park Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Baseball fans of all ages are invited to join Elmhurst Historical Museum  in celebrating organized youth baseball in Elmhurst with a family-friendly event featuring food, games, and tours of the Sox vs Cubs Exhibit. Complimentary snacks, including ice cream, are provided. Hot dogs available for purchase. Youth baseball players are asked to wear their uniforms. Rain or shine.

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May 16, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Sox Vs. Cubs: the Chicago Civil Wars

Cubs Sox
Elmhurst Historical Museum
120 E Park Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

In its new summer exhibit, EHM hits it out of the park highlighting the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera. Learn more: www.elmhursthistory.org.

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Recent News Articles

Kross gift kicks off Visionary Voices campaign

On September 23, 2013, many Heritage Foundation Board members attended the gift announcement by members of the family of Ted and Bob Kross. Also attending were members of the press, several elected officials, several City department heads, museum staff, and Jim Rogers, Director of the Elmhurst Park District. The family … Continued

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