Elmhurst History Highlights

Explore Elmhurst History with our History Highlights Articles



Over the years, our research staff has assisted patrons, students, scholars, businesses, and the media with a range of research projects. We hear some questions more often than others, so we'd like to share what we've learned about Elmhurst history with you.

The following articles were written by EHM staff. Click on any of the links to download the PDFs and learn more!

GLOS FAMILY


Glos Family & Glos Mansion History
The Glos Block
Glos Roof Finials

ELMHURST BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS


Elmhurst American Legion
Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Quarry
Elmhurst Hospital
Girl Scouts
Lindlahr Sanitarium
Rabe's Dairy



ELMHURST PEOPLE

Thomas Barbour Bryan
A. Neely Hall
Harry Magers
Carl Sandburg
Ruth H. Strand
Lee Sturges
Caroline Wade



ELMHURST PLACES, SCHOOLS & LANDMARKS

Cemeteries in Elmhurst
Elmhurst Airport
Elmhurst Golf Club
Hawthorne School
The Swimming Hole



ELMHURST EVENTS & TRADITIONS

Memorial Day
Veterans Day
U.S. Presidents in Elmhurst
Paving York Street


OTHER

Elmhurst in 1900
Postal Services in Elmhurst