To highlight the 20th Anniversary year of the Rolling Meadows Historical Society on Central Road there’s a historic display case at the Rolling Meadows City Hall for the month of June. It’s a collection of photos and memoribilia that’s a vision of Rolling Meadows History. Stop by city hall to take a look!
Join us in celebration of the RM Historical Society and Museum’s 20th Anniversary year. Free popcorn, crafts for children, 1950’s recipe bakery treats will be available. Bottled water will be available for purchase. Visit the 1950’s house historical museum and visit an authentic replica of a mid century Kimball Hill ranch home in Rolling Meadows, IL.Continue reading “Open House – Friday June 10, 5:00-8:30 pm”
The Rolling Meadows 1950’s House Museum is open to the public on Sundays from 1-4 pm, or by appointment on weekdays and Saturdays.
The TENTATIVE date for the Esther Perica Historical presentation is Sunday December 4, 2022 in the afternoon (time tbd) at the Rolling Meadows Library Community Room. Ms. Perica is the author of the book “They Took The Challenge” a history of RM and the area from the 1700’s. She plans to talk about the preparationsContinue reading “Rolling Meadows History Presentation”
2022 Upcoming Museum Events -Museum OPEN HOUSE – City’s Central Road Block Party Friday June 10 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm – Esther Perica presentation at RM Library Late autumn 2022 – Little Free Library dedication September 2022 – The Avon and Tupperware events Spring 2023
When making decisions regarding furnishing The 1950s house, the curator and society created a fictional family. They developed a profile of this imaginary family and used it as a guide when selecting objects for the museum. The parents are Mildred and Fred. Fred was a Korean War Veteran and they met in college where FredContinue reading “Mildred and Fred”
You’re Invited to the 1950’s House!1950’s Style Avon & Tupperware Lecture/PartyEVENT POSTPONED! New date to be Spring 2023. 1. Limited seating for 25 individuals2. $5.00 per person in advance to hold seat. 3. RSVP to Kent Nyblin 847-845-5389. Join us to learn about the mid-century history of these two iconic companies from Presenters who were representativesContinue reading “1950’s Style Avon/Tupperware Lecture/Party”