Mark your calendars for our popular walking tours with John Burns coming up this spring and summer! Cost for tours is $10 for members and $15 fo non-members. Click on a tour below to register!
What’s Wright in La Grange – May 17th 1:30 pm This popular guided walking tour is given by LGAHS member John Burns. After a short introductory presentation at the Vial House Museum, learn what Frank Lloyd Wright designed in La Grange in the 1890’s and early 1900’s, and what his designs have to do with bootlegging. Then, view four Wright designed homes as you walk through a historic and picturesque La Grange neighborhood.
Heart of La Grange: Then and Now – June 14th 1:30 pm A Guided Walking Tour of Historic Fifth Avenue. LGAHS member John Burns will guide you through the heart of downtown La Grange on Fifth Avenue from the railroad station on Burlington to Elm Street. Find out who’s entombed in the façade of a prominent downtown building. Discover where the Sears Roebuck, Montgomery Ward, and S. S. Kresge stores were once located.
Explore the West End – September 13th 1:30 pm Join our historian John Burns for an interesting tour that focuses on La Grange’s west end. John will provide tour goers with some surprising tales of the village near Stone Avenue Station.