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On the Road to Glory Opening Reception
The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation invites members, donors and friends to be the first to preview the new exhibit, “On the Road to Glory: Fred Lorenzen,” during this exclusive evening reception. Guests will experience exhibit tours with curator Lance Tawzer and enjoy refreshments in the Education Center. See the authentic reproduction tribute car on display, an exact replica of Lorenzen’s #28 Ford Galaxie. Cost: Members/Donors-FREE; Non-Members-$10. Reservations required: please call 630-833-1457 or e-mail email@example.com.
More About Elmhurst Historical Museum
The Elmhurst Historical Museum provides a permanent exhibit chronicling Elmhurst's modernization, as well as many temporary and traveling exhibits. The permanent collection includes more than 15,000 artifacts, such as letters, historic photos, books and other items. The museum is housed in the Glos Mansion, which is a historical masterpiece itself. The museum opened in 1957 on the third floor of the mansion, which also housed City Hall at the time. The mansion was built in 1892 and was home to the village's first president, Henry Glos, and his wife, Lucy. Elmhurst Historical Museum offers special programs for adults and students, including Tea Time Talks and Sunday Funday activities. The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is the fund-raising arm of the museum, acting as an advocate to the museum and the Churchville One-Room Schoolhouse, which is scheduled to open to the public in fall 2010 after a major renovation. The schoolhouse, located on Church Road in Bensenville, was built around 1850 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.