This past January, the Historical Society partnered with Orange & Brew Bottle Shop to sponsor an architectural scavenger hunt in downtown Downers Grove. Orange & Brew owner Eric Schmidt originally […]
It’s renewal time again in the world of memberships. Membership letters for the Downers Grove Historical Society have been sent and commitments are being returned at a brisk pace. 2024
Earlier this month the home of Mary Ann Badke at 5408 Carpenter Street was approved as a Historic Landmark in Downers Grove, making it the most recent building in our
Main Street Cemetery recently “came to life” at the Downers Grove Historical Society’s annual “Living Cemetery” event.
The sun was shining, and fall was in the air as scores of Downers Grove residents came to experience the “Living Cemetery” event on October 21. They experienced a community
The Historical Society, in partnership with the Village of Downers Grove, has added three new gravestones to the Main Street Cemetery. The first stone is for two brothers Arthur Milo