Purchase your copy of the new Illinois Bicentennial publication, “200 Objects That Made History in Lake & McHenry Counties.” The book is a collaborative effort of the Lake County Historical Alliance, which consists of 23 historical societies and history museums – including the McHenry County Historical Society & Museum in Union.
The book tells the story of Lake and McHenry counties by showcasing historical objects found in the eclectic collections the Alliance’s member institutions. Stunning photographs accompany these stories, which take readers on a unique historical journey.
Copies of the soft-cover book are for sale in the MCHS Museum Store for $15 plus shipping, as well as online at http://www.blurb.com/b/8490907-200-objects-that-made-history-in-lake-and....
“This is the perfect book for people who love to browse their way through history!”
—Debbie Fandrei, book project manager and curator of the Raupp Museum in Buffalo Grove.
“Each page features two different historical items – just enough to give readers a glimpse of the past, and all of the fascinating stories it contains.”