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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Park Ridge Historical Society Bike Tour 2018

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

TOUR BEGINS AT History Center
721 N. Prospect
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-696-1973


Park Ridge Historical Society's Bike Tour of Catalog Homes --- The bike tour will highlight a number of “Sears houses” along with a few other noteworthy houses. The route is about one mile long and will last about 90 minutes while riding at a leisurely pace. The tour will stop at each home to hear a description. - $10 per person donation suggested. Space is limited to 20. Pre-Reservation required.

The Park Ridge Historical Society will hold a bike tour of "Park Ridge Catalog Homes" on Saturday, August 25
 
It will start @ 9am at the new History Center, 721 N. Prospect.
 
The bike tour will highlight a number of "Sears houses" along with a few other noteworthy houses. The route is about one mile long and will last about 90 minutes while riding at a leisurely pace. The tour will stop at each home to hear a description.
 
One stop will be where Grant Wood lived, the world famous painter of "American Gothic". This was designated a Park Ridge city landmark in 2014. Another stop will be the home where the actor, Harrison Ford who portrayed Han Solo & Indiana Jones, lived before he became a famous movie star.
 
Space on the tour is limited to the first 20 people.
 
Reservations are required by going to the website www.parkridgehistorycenter.org or call 847-696-1973 to leave a message.
 
A donation of $10.00 is suggested. Light refreshments will be served.
 
A rain date will be determined later if needed.

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