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Elmhurst History and Cemeteries Preservation Society, INC. Welcomes You

To let Elmhurst's history and character vanish is the loss of a great American story.

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Elmhurst History and Cemeteries Preservation Society, INC.

We will not allow Elmhurst history to continue to be forgotten and unrecognized. Through education, attention and hard work it will be resurrected and known.

Our mission is to promote an understanding and the importance of the history and character of Elmhurst formerly known as Newtown. The group; Elmhurst History & Cemeteries Preservation Society will be preserving and protecting the history, architecture and cemeteries of Elmhurst as well as collecting, exhibiting and interpreting our history through records, photos and artifacts. Our group's existence will educate the public on the history of the community to better preserve Elmhurst for all age groups, varying interests and future generations.

Become a member today! Help us preserve our community and history! You will receive a membership card and incentives. Memberships are yearly.


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Upcoming Events

Six to Celebrate Launch Party

Come party with us, Elmhurst History & Cemeteries Preservation Society and the five other neighborhoods selected as the Six to Celebrate! Our launch party is being held by Historic Districts Council. Tickets are $25 and you must purchase tickets to enter.

  Thursday, February 8, 2018: 6:00 to 8:00 pm

     at the Metropolitan College of New York


Stay tuned for our upcoming Membership meeting and our Spring 2018 Historic Walking Tour! Dates to follow.

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