Preservation Month Events

The Wheaton Historic Commission organizes events celebrating Wheaton's history during Preservation Month in May. 

2020 EVENTS

History of the Theosophical Society in Wheaton 

Date: Thursday, May 7 at 7 pm
Location: Wheaton Public Library; 225 N. Cross Street

Janet Kerschner, Archivist, Theosophical Society in America, will present a lecture on the history of the Theosophical Society in Wheaton.

Great Fires of Wheaton  

Date: Wednesday, May 13 at 7 pm
Location: Wheaton Public Library; 225 N. Cross Street

Bob Goldsborough will speak about the Great Fires of Wheaton.

Pride in Preservation Signs 

Dates: May 2020
Location: City of Wheaton

The City of Wheaton Historic Commission will place “Pride in Preservation”  lawn signs throughout Wheaton at designated Wheaton Historic Landmarks and locations listed on the Wheaton Register of Historic Places. Many of these sites include a plaque with the estimated date of construction or a permanent interpretive sign with more additional information. For an online tour of Wheaton's Landmarks, visit https://wheaton.il.us/293/Wheaton-Register-of-Historic-Places-Prog and click on “Wheaton Register of Historic Places Program.”