Our Town. Our History. Our Heritage.

The mission of the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is to stimulate broad-based support for local history, the Elmhurst History 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.

Watch the 1.5-minute video about the Foundation.


Upcoming Events


September 15, 2018 at Elmhurst History Museum

Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

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Latest News from the Foundation

18th Annual Ruth Strand Poster Contest

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Elmhurst History Museum invite aspiring young historians to participate in the 18th Annual Ruth Strand Poster Contest. Children in second grade who attend any Elmhurst elementary school are eligible to submit an entry.

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