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?

January 10, 2015 - April 05, 2015

Let Children Be Children Exhibit

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Elmhurst Historical Museum
120 E Park Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

This compelling traveling photography exhibit from the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film reveals the circumstances poor working children endured until legislation against child labor prevailed in 1938.

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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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