Elgin History Museum

Brown Bag Lunch: The History of LeeWards with Linda Rock

Elgin History Museum 360 Park Street Elgin, Elgin, IL

Elgin History Museum presents Brown Bag Lunch: The History of LeeWards with Linda Rock. LeeWards was an American crafts and fabrics retailer. It was founded in Elgin in 1947. Join Linda Rock for a Brown Bag Lunch that will explore how LeeWards went from a mail order catalog to 100 specialty craft stores nationwide. Linda will also share LeeWards related […]

Brown Bag Lunch: Elgin during D-Day on the 80th anniversary with Jerry Turnquist

Elgin History Museum 360 Park Street Elgin, Elgin, IL

Elgin History Museum presents Brown Bag Lunch: Elgin during D-Day on the 80th anniversary with Jerry Turnquist. The impact of World War 2 and D-Day on Elgin citizens both at home and abroad is re-told through newspaper clippings and photos from 80 years ago. Free for Members / $5 for Guests. Please register. Purchase tickets at this link: Brown Bag […]

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