Heritage Day at Churchville Schoolhouse & Fischer Farm

Elmhurst Historical Museum | Bensenville, Ill.


Churchville Schoolhouse
3N784 Church Road
Bensenville, Ill.
60302(630) 833-1457
Date: October 12, 2013
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Free; $5 wristbands for some activities

Join in a festive community celebration of local history. Ride a complimentary shuttle between the adjacent historical sites for family-focused activities. At Fischer Farm: Free activities include exploring the historic buildings, candle dipping, local arts and crafts showcase, live country music by the White Saddle Band, historical displays and artifacts from the Ft. Dearborn Militia, and Taylor's Battery First Illinois Light Artillery Civil War reenactors present cannon firings on the hour. Picnic food available for purchase, and wristband for pony rides, petting zoo, inflatables, and one pumpkin per child. At Churchville Schoolhouse: Tour the Churchville Schoolhouse, meet a school marm to find out how schoolchildren learned in the 1920s, participate in a spelling bee and children's story time, see vintage Model T's and an antique 1921 fire truck, hear live music of the era, and enjoy complimentary refreshments.


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