“Rediscovering Camp McDowell” Monday Night Preview

We hope to see you all this coming Monday, September 9th at 7:00p.m. at the Museum, 3S530 Second Street for our Annual Meeting and Program “Rediscovering Camp McDowell.” Chris Gingrich, Education Outreach Specialist for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, will present the interesting history of the McDowell Grove. His presentation will include photographs, maps, documents,  and stories compiled from many sources, including:  local newspapers, unpublished memoirs, CCC camp newspapers, the National Archives, Forest Preserve records and others. Please enjoy a few images of Camp McDowell from the Historical Society’s collection and we hope to see you Monday. You can also see the event on our facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/events/453493018091380/.  Be sure to like our page when you get there to keep up to date on all the great events we have going on.

Camp McDowell February 1936

Camp McDowell February 1936

Camp McDowell May 1936
Camp McDowell May 1936

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