2021 Virtual House Walk: From the Great Chicago Fire to the 21st Century Once again, the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to hold our 35th Annual House Walk as a virtual tour conducted over Zoom. Each hour-long episode presents the story of one home in our neighborhood, based on research requested by the homeowner through our […]

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Back by popular demand! Registration Opens September 20. St. Henry’s Cemetery is Chicago’s only surviving churchyard cemetery, the final resting place for many of the original settlers of Rogers Park and West Ridge. Join our favorite cemetery historian Glenna Eaves for a tour that tells the stories of generations of farmers, builders, merchants, entrepreneurs and […]

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Our trip back to the 1960’s was plagued by 21st Century technology problems, but despite the issues, a good time was had by all who were able to attend. If you missed the program, or would just like to see it again, watch the video now.

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View a recording of the meeting here. Sarah Fiola George Tobin About fifty RPWRHS members and supporters logged on to Zoom on Saturday, March 26 for the 2022  General Membership Meeting. President Ken Walchak gave a report on the Society’s activities in 2021 and highlighted plans for the upcoming year. Then, members voted to elect […]

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The motions of an Indian woman in blue dancing

This year, we’re excited to host a performance from members of Mandala Arts at our annual meeting.  Mandala Arts is an organization of classical and folk musicians, dancers, and storytellers commited to celebrating and sharing the rich cultural and artistic practices of the south Asian subcontinent. Their program will be proceeded by a short business meeting and election of directors.

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