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Park Ridge Historical Society - Living History WWII Tour

Event date: 5/18/2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Export event

Park Ridge Historical Society - Living History WWII Tour

A salute to the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, commemorating the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy, France

  • Military encampment featuring uniformed Allied and Axis “troops” representing the European Theater of World War II
  • Guided tours will depart regularly.
  • Visit the Park Ridge History Center to view special WWII exhibits featuring the 10th Mountain Division and Park Ridge WWII veterans. The History Center building is ADA accessible.

Patrons should be prepared to participate and fully enjoy the family-friendly experience. 

In case of inclement weather, the event will be held indoors at the Paula Hassell O’Connor Community Building located at Prospect Park.

Please contact Elizabeth Ryles at 847-380-9092 or with any questions.

Ages All Ages
Location Prospect Park
R/NR Suggested donation $10 per adult/$20 per family