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Historical Society – Fall Kick Off!

The Fort Sheridan Historical Society would like to show our appreciation to you!  Please save the date…   Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm. Where else, but at our historic landmark, the Tower!

2019 Historic Landmark House Tour!

May 18th is the date of FSHS’s 4th Historic House Tour. FSHS is honored to present a peek of the past set in Today’s world. We would love your help at set-up, as docents and clean-up. Please volunteer, it can be fun. Event is from 1pm-5pm on Saturday May 18th.  

September 8, 2019 1-3pm: The Wreck of the Steamer Calumet

FSHS Fall Kick off Event This meeting will highlight our own Steven Draska addressing the “Wreck of the Steamer Calumet, History on our Highland Park Shore”. Since Mr. Draska is a wreck diver and history buff this program promises to be filled with excitement. This event will  take place on September 8th at the Tower … Continue reading

Local Artists at March 2019 Meeting

March Membership Meeting “Featuring Local Artist” will be held at Alison Aldrich’s home 35 Logon Loop on Thursday, March 7th at 7pm. After a brief meeting, guests will enjoy a photography presentation, quilting display, paintings, collections and other art exibits. All are done by local talented artisan. Come and enjoy works inspired by the beauty … Continue reading

House Tour Guide Supporters

Please support those who have supported us! The 2018 Fort Sheridan Historic House Tour was an awesome success.  This tour was our biggest fundrasing event to date and we thank everyone who has helped and supported our efforts to embrace, share and showcase the history of this amazing place. Please continue to help us grow … Continue reading

Tell us your Fort Sheridan Story!

Haven’t you wished for a way to remember the stories your grandparents told you about Fort Sheridan?  We also want to hear those stories! Join us and StoryCorps to tell your Fort Sheridan story! Click here for more information on to share your story.

Meet O.C. Simonds Expert, Landscape Architect Nancy Hannick

Meet Nancy Hannick at 7pm on Thurday, March 8, 2018. Ossian Cole Simonds was the original Landscape Architect for Fort Sheridan when it was built in the 1880’s.  Nancy Hannic is one of the few American Landscape Architects that is well studied in O.C. Simonds landscape design principles used at Fort Sheridan. When the based … Continue reading