Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie

Presented by Elizabeth Carlson in the 1867 Pringle School, 21596 River Road, just west of Route 23, in Marengo. Experience what school life was like in 1870 when “Miss Hoffman” conducts this witty and interactive “review” of the lessons her students have learned. Admission: $15. Benefits Pringle School Restoration Fund.

Ellie is a historian and a performer with concentration in the domestic arts. For more than 30 years she worked as a curator in small to mid-sized museums. Ellie earned a bachelor's degree from Roosevelt University and a master's degree in historical administration and museum studies from the University of Kansas.

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Upcoming Events

The Heritage Quilters meet at 9:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the museum.

July 21 – Saturday

McHenry County Fair, Woodstock. Historic photos of McHenry County. Quilt raffle. One-of-a-kind museum store items, fabric sale and books for sale.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Presented by Elizabeth Carlson in the 1867 Pringle School, 21596 River Road, just west of Route 23, in Marengo.

Free admission to the museum. Museum hours are from 1 to 4 p.m.

Old Fashioned “ base ball” match at Central Park, Grayslake.

Free admission to the museum. Museum hours are from 1 to 4 p.m.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7 to 9 p.m.

Oct. 19, 20 and 21