Last week, President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union message. It is with SOTU still on my mind that I offer a similar address, this one though, concerns the State of the Historical Society… Let’s call it SOTHS. My fellow history enthusiasts: 2015 was a dynamic year at the La Grange Area Historical
June 5, 2005: a team of British divers located an American submarine in the Golf of Thailand, missing since just before the end of the Second World War. Eighty-six men were lost with the U.S.S. Lagarto. One of those was William Mabin, a lifelong resident of La Grange and graduate of Lyons Township High School.
Lately, you've heard much about our efforts to digitize the files we keep on each home in the La Grange area. A much less talked about endeavor, though, is the one to photograph and transfer to computer file the original Book of Ordinances of La Grange which dates from 1879-1885, and is entirely hand-written. As a
What's Wright in La Grange? Sunday, May 17th from 1:30 - 3:00pm A Walking Tour Given by LAHS Member: John Burns. On this tour you'll learn about Wright's bootlegged designs. You'll also have the chance to view the exteriors of 4 Wright designs dated between 1892 and the early 1900s. Space is limited, please RSVP