Churchville schoolhouse with Conrad Fischer students in front
Conrad Fischer students at the Churchville Schoolhouse
"By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst"

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?

Recent News Articles

“By All Accounts” Exhibit Wins State Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2015 Elmhurst Historical Museum earns two awards from Illinois Association of Museums On September 25, 2015, the Elmhurst Historical Museum staff was honored to receive two prestigious awards from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) during the organization’s annual conference in Springfield. According to the … Continued

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