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Students Share Colorful Views of Elmhurst History for the 2019 Ruth Strand Poster Contest

Children have a unique view of local history, and their colorful perspectives on the subject were well-documented in the entries received for the 2019 Ruth Strand Poster Contest.

The annual Ruth Strand Poster Contest, which is sponsored by the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Elmhurst History Museum, challenged second grade students to depict and describe a scene from Elmhurst history. The contest honors Ruth Strand, the long-time director of the Elmhurst Public Library and a founding member of what is now the Elmhurst History Museum. The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation presents the contest each year as part of its mission to stimulate broad-based support for local history, the Elmhurst History Museum, and the Churchville Schoolhouse through advocacy, education, and fundraising.

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EHF Announces 2018 Ruth Strand Poster Contest Winners

The first place poster, created by Daniella Miulli of Hawthorne Elementary School, was a beautiful rendering of the Wilder Mansion

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Latest Edition of Heritage Connection Newsletter – Spring 2018

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Latest Edition of Heritage Connection Newsletter – Winter 2018

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2017 Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest Sponsors

Warmest thanks from the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and Rotary Club of Elmhurst to our sponsors, participating breweries and distributors, the many volunteers who made this event possible, and everyone who attended the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest.

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Latest Edition of Heritage Connection – Fall 2017

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