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The History of the Lansing Veterans’ Memorial

Monday, September 25, 2017 The Lansing Historical Society will hold its first meeting of the new season with a talk by Tom Luberda, the past President and Founder of the Lansing Veterans’ Memorial.  The presentation will be held at the … Continue reading

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Brides Through the Decades Now on Display

Bridal gowns from the late 1800’s through the 1980’s are on display in the Lansing Historical Museum along with photos and commentary about bridal fashion trends through the years. The display will be up through the month of August.  There … Continue reading

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Lansing History Walk on Ridge

Come take a walk back in time!  On Monday, June 26, 2017, Paul Schulz will lead the Lansing Historical Walk on Ridge Rd.  We’ll meet at 6:00 p.m. behind Gayety’s, 3306 Ridge Rd. Paul, who was born and raised in … Continue reading

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Actor Terry Lynch presents “Illinois Inventors”

Nationally known actor Terry Lynch specializes in the portrayal of history’s most interesting, inspirational figures. His one man interactive presentations give audiences a new, first person perspective on the people and events that make up our history and culture. In … Continue reading

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Notable Architecture in Lansing…a Talk by Lansing architect Ed Lugowski

Come and learn about some hidden gems in our community. Lansing architect, Ed Lugowski, will discuss the Lansing Presbyterian Church building, designed by award-winning architect Edward Dart and some other interesting structures in town. Monday, March 27, 2017, at 6:00 … Continue reading

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What’s Up with History in Our Schools?

Oak Glen and HeritageRenovation has been happening at Lansing schools for some time.  It is easy to see what has taken place.  But what about what goes on in those schools?  Come to the next Lansing Historical Society meeting entitled … Continue reading

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2016 Festival of Lights to open November 28th

No tickets necessary!  Just come and enjoy! The Lansing Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 “Festival of Lights” on Monday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m.  More than 35 Christmas trees and displays will depict holiday … Continue reading

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Grimm’s Grimmest: The Darker Side of Fairy Tales

Autumn is here, and we are all in the mood for a good scary story! Grimms’ Grimmest: The Darker Side of Fairy Tales will be presented on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the … Continue reading

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Crescent Jewelers Military Museum and a Stroll around Old Oak Glen

On Monday, September 26, 2016, we are kicking off our meeting series with a “field trip” to visit the Crescent Jewelers Military Museum and walk a bit around the old Oak Glen section of Lansing where the jewelry store is … Continue reading

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Lansing Historical Walk on Ridge

The Lansing Historical Walk on Ridge will take place on Monday, June 27, 2016.  This year’s walk will feature commentary by Jim Kijewski and Herb Krumm.  They will be filling in for Paul Schultz as he recovers from surgery. Herb … Continue reading

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