Thank you for attending: Meet the Author!

Author Diana Dretske!

Many of you that hold Fort Sheridan close to heart already own the book, Images of America Fort Sheridan.  Now is a chance to meet the author and hear her talk about Ft. Sheridan.

Our guest speaker for the April 6th meeting is Diana Dretske. Diana has been curator and archivist at the Lake County Discovery Museum‘s local history collections since 1990. She has authored three books on Lake County’s heritage one of which is Images of America Fort Sheridan. Diana chairs the Lake County Historical Alliance, a network of 30 area museums and historical societies; and is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for outstanding contributions in promoting, preserving and commemorating Illinois history. She will speak on: ” Fort Sheridan: A National Landmark”

The meeting will start at 6:30pmt the home of Donna Fitzgerald 324-103 Leonard Wood So. Highland Park, IL. 60035.  A donation is appreciated at the event to defray the cost of hosting.

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