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  1. Quilt contest to kick off holiday open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Quilt with blurry abstract bokeh lights on gray background with sparkle. The theme for this year's "Rock Around the Quilted Tree" contest is "It's a Blue Christmas."


  2. McHenry County Historical Society actors to depict mysterious deaths from the pastRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Daily Herald

    For one dark night only, several of McHenry County's tragically departed return to describe the dramatic details of their, or other's, demise starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum in Union. This year's Historic Halloween recounts four cases of murder and mayhem -- as told to you by the tragically deceased.


  3. Donate your 'white elephants' to Cider Fest saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Gary Anderson, center, of Marengo oversees an apple-pressing demonstration at Cider Fest, presented by the McHenry County Historical Society. The festival will take place Sunday, Oct. 1. Donate your used treasures to the White Elephant Sale to be held at McHenry County Historical Society's Cider Fest on Sunday, Oct. 1. If you're cleaning out that garage, shed or spare bedroom this fall, the McHenry County Historical Society is seeking donations for its popular "white elephant" sale during this year's Cider Fest.


  4. Health care workers sue over Legislature mandated pay hikeRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Members of the Service Employees International Union Illinois have sued the state of Illinois for failing to make good on pay raises required under the new state budget. The union and Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration are in the midst of a year's long negotiation for a contract to replace the one that expired June 30, 2015.


  5. Huntley baker wins Heritage Fair pie contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Daily Herald

    McHenry County Historical Society Administrator Kurt Begalka shows off the work of master pie baker Jean Turner, right. Also pictured are volunteer Judy Nett and contest chairwoman Coral Lee Scranton.


  6. Historical society museum offers 'Weekday Wonders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The McHenry County Historical Society Museum campus also features the West Harmony Schoolhouse, left, and the Gannon Log Cabin, center right. If you're looking for something to do with the kids this summer, consider dropping by the McHenry County Historical Society Museum in Union and experiencing a "Weekday Wonder."


  7. 'Unwind Like It's 1899' at 32nd annual Heritage Fair July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Dave Herzog will perform his marionette variety show with Captain Cranky and his mates on Sunday, July 9. He creates all of the hand-carved marionettes. This year's Garden Glitz plant and garden accessory sale at the annual Heritage Fair will feature plants donated by Countryside Garden Center, The Gardens of Woodstock, Hoffie Nursery, Hubbs Greenhouse, Kolze's Corner Gardens, The Growing Scene and Tom's Market.


  8. Consider donating auction, white elephant items for Heritage FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Do you have a pre-1970 item in good condition that you would be willing to donate to a good cause? The McHenry County Historical Society's Heritage Fair will feature an antique auction. The McHenry County Historical Society needs your help or donations for its annual Heritage Fair, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 9, on the museum grounds at 6422 Main St. in Union.


  9. Heritage Quilters dedicate raffle quilt to Alan BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    This year's McHenry County Historical Society's Heritage Quilters friendship quilt, "Threads of Friendship" is dedicated to Alan Bird of Union. The McHenry County Historical Society's Heritage Quilters announced that this year's hand-stitched raffle quilt is dedicated to Alan Bird of Union.


  10. Learn about Eugene Debs' fight for civil liberties April 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Eugene Debs received a 10-year prison sentence for his anti-war sentiments during World War I, sparking a public debate over the right to protest. The Supreme Court upheld his conviction on March 10, 1919.


  11. Midwest travel: Giordano's pizza plus Skydeck Chicago equals high-flying funRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Daily Herald

    What can make a trip up 103 floors to Skydeck Chicago Willis Tower even better? Having a pizza might do it. Pie in the Sky packages allow Skydeck visitors to enjoy Chicago-style Giordano's pizza after the attraction closes to the public.


  12. Share history with others as McHenry County Historical Museum docentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Established in 1963, society members, staff and volunteers have 54-year track record rich in preservation, education, and entertainment contributions to McHenry County. The society creates learning experiences and events, focusing on local culture, organizational and family history.


  13. Join a quilter Basting Day March 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    On Wednesday, March 15, get a sneak peek at the 2018 raffle quilt, "Forever Poppies," at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St. in Union. Those wishing to help set up and ready the quilt on the rack should come at 9:30 a.m. "Basting," the long stitches used to hold the top, batting and backing of a quilt together while the quilting is done, starts at 10 a.m. It will be followed by a "brown bag" potluck, in which everyone brings a sandwich to cut in half to share plus a dessert.


  14. Annual Sampler Series begins with 'Ain't Got a Dollar' program March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Daily Herald

    On Monday, March 6, Bucky Halker, a musician, author and cultural historian, will lead off the McHenry County Historical Society's Sampler Series with "Ain't Got a Dollar: Illinois Workers and Protest Songs, 1865-1965." Public protests over perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new.


  15. McHenry Co. Historical Society to host fifth annual Antique Appraisal DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Appraiser Barb Peterson examines a doll at last year's Antique Appraisal Day. Reserve a 10-minute slot for your treasure.


  16. Weekend picks: Catch the bull by the horns at Sears CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Daily Herald

    See world-class barrel racing and other daring competitions at the Professional Champion Bullriders Tour World Finale XI this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. $18-$55; $10-$12 youth.


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