“I said, ‘Yeah, I should,’” Griffin said. “Then another of our volunteers said the same thing, unrelated to each other. “ Support local journalism Your subscription makes our report possible. {{featured_button_text}} He called Kay, who “was really excited about it and wanted Roy Yanagida to talk to me.” The museumRead More →

The works of a Longview native will be highlighted during this weekend’s 21st Annual Longview Monuments Tour, which benefits the Gregg County Historical Museum. BW Crain Jr., born in 1914, traveled a path from Longview at the University of Texas at Austin to Harvard University, where he earned degrees inRead More →

The DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation is pleased to welcome Philip Buchanan from Naperville, Susan Benjamin from Carol Stream and Daniel Wagner from Wheaton to its volunteer board. • Philip Buchanan’s passion for historic preservation led him to a career as a project manager for exhibition companies that focus onRead More →

By Jennifer Corr After the North Shore Historical Museum closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, members of the museum’s board have been looking for a way to help residents continue to learn about the history of the area. They created an alternative to in-person experiences with “pop-up tours”.Read More →