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EHF Summer 2016 Newsletter

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EHF Announces 2016 Ruth Strand Poster Contest Winners

Sponsored by the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation, the 2016 Ruth Strand Poster Contest invited second grade students to submit an original drawing depicting a scene from Elmhurst history.

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Museum Gets New Name

Changing from the name “Elmhurst Historical Museum” to “Elmhurst History Museum” may not seem like a big deal to most people, but to the staff at the newly renamed Elmhurst History Museum, it represents a new era in the Museum’s own history.

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EHF Receives Recognition from DuPage County Historical Society

On November 21, 2015, members of the EHF Board accepted an Award of Recognition from the DuPage County Historical Society for “significant contribution in collecting, preserving, promoting and sharing DuPage County history with their organization and community.”

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“By All Accounts” Exhibit Wins State Award

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.

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Latest Edition of “Heritage Connection” Newsletter

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Foundation Board Member Sponsors Summer Programs @ EHM

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is proud to announce that the 2015 Summer Fun & Games at the Elmhurst Historical Museum is being sponsored by Jennifer and Dan Berg.  Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation.

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History Basket Raffle Winner @ EGC Garden Walk!

Liesl Digate of Elmhurst was the winner of the History Basket Raffle at the EHF booth during the Elmhurst Garden Club’s Garden Walk on Sunday, July 12, 2015.

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“By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst” Exhibit Opens

The new history exhibit, “By All Accounts: the Story of Elmhurst” Exhibit opened to rave reviews on February 28,   2015.

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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.

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