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September 2021

"Ugly Prey" Program

September 18, 2021 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Join us as we welcome journalist and educator Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi to the museum to discuss her book, Ugly Prey: An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence that Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago.

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Ask the Historians

September 24, 2021 - 11:00am11:30am

Join us for a new web series on the last Friday of every month, when OPRF Museum historians answer your questions about Oak Park and River Forest history.

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Cemetery Walking Tour

September 26, 2021 - 1:00pm2:30pm

In anticipation of the 30th annual Tale of the Tombstones dramatic walking tours of Forest Home Cemetery on October 17, The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest has planned special walking tours west of the Des Plaines River, in a part of the cemetery that has never been visited during the regular October tours that leave from the main gate on Desplaines Avenue.

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October 2021

Chicago Portage Program

October 2, 2021 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

Paul Yambrovich, volunteer at the Chicago Portage National Historic Site, will present a video and discussion about the history of this site on the Des Plaines River a few miles south of OPRF. 

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American Indian History Program

October 9, 2021 - 3:00pm4:00pm
Oak Park River Forest Museum

"What Does Equity and Justice Look Like for American Indian People Today?," will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Dorene Wiese's at OPRF Museum on Saturday, October 9 at 3 p.m. Dr. Wiese will give a broad overview of the many Native tribes who have called Cook County home and the many tribal members who still live in the area today. Dr.

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Guided walking tour of Forest Home Cemetery including live performances.

Tale of the Tombstones Cemetery Walk

October 17, 2021 - 12:00pm1:30pm
Forest Home Cemetery

Join us for The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest's 30th Annual "Tale of the Tombstones" Cemetery Walk. Check back soon for more information about this year's theme.

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