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      June 25, 2019

      Tuesday   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

      494 Laurel Avenue
      Highland Park, Illinois 60035

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      The History of Preservation in Lake County

      Highland Park —- Highland Park Historical Society presents ‘A History of Preservation in Lake County.’ The program will be held in the Highland Park Public Library auditorium, 494 Laurel Avenue, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019.

      Lake County has a rich history of preservation. Join Lake County’s Dunn Museum curator, Diana Dretske, for an introduction to individuals whose efforts preserved the county’s historical and natural heritage, including Bess Bower Dunn, Edward DeWolf, Jesse Lowe Smith, Robert Vogel and Ethel Untermyer.

      Diana Dretske is the Curator and Lake County historian for the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County. Dretske is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for making outstanding contributions in promoting, preserving and commemorating Illinois history.

      For further information, please contact the Highland Park Historical Society: 847.432.7090 or archives@HighlandParkHistory.com Admission is free.

      Cost: Free -

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