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May 2022

Ask the Historians- OP Resident to US President

May 27, 2022 - 11:00am11:30am

Join us for our free monthly virtual program where OPRF Museum historians answer your questions about Oak Park and River Forest history.

Did you know a US President once lived in Oak Park? This month, student Jonathan Panton will share his research on Gerald Ford’s brief but notable time living in our community.

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"Growing with the Gundersons" Walking Tour

May 28, 2022 - 10:00am11:30am
Longfellow Park Pavilion

Our stroll through southeast Oak Park's Gunderson Historic District will, of course, tell the story of how the Gunderson Brothers developed and promoted this neighborhood, but it will also include lesser-known stories, like the house once named the Oak Park Academy of Fine Arts, the controversial temporary homes built to ease the post-World War II housing crisis, why this neighborhood was once

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June 2022

Vintage Car Show

June 11, 2022 - 10:00am1:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Enjoy a stroll around the neighborhood near OPRF Museum and see classic cars galore! Co-hosted by the Oak Park Vintage Car Club. Sponsored by Thrivent.

Admission is free for all. If you would like to participate with your classic car (at least 25 years vintage) contact Dan at danlempa9@gmail.com or 312-914-1950.

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August 2022

Women's History Walking Tour

August 13, 2022 - 10:00am11:30am

Join us for this tour down Lake Street as Historical Society guides tell the stories of women in our community who broke down barriers in the fields of government and civic life, cultural affairs, and social services.

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