DuPage County Genealogical Society
DuPage County Genealogical Society
Join us at 6:30pm on September 16th for our meeting and stay for the free program 
 
 
The Eastland Disaster: An Unparalleled Tragedy
 
Presented by the Eastland Historical Society, this event is co-sponsored by DuPage County Genealogical Society, DuPage County Historical Museum and Fountaindale Genealogy Club. 
 
Early on the morning of Saturday, July 24, 1915, thousands gathered along the Chicago River for Western Electric’s fifth annual employee picnic. But the day quickly turned tragic, resulting in Chicago’s greatest loss of life event. Find out what happened during a presentation given by the Eastland Disaster Historical Society, featuring the two granddaughters of survivor Bobbie Aanstad.
 
Location: DuPage County Historical Museum,
102 E. Wesley, Wheaton, IL. 
Reserve tickets at wheatonparkdistrict.com/tickets or
by calling 630-510-4941. 
 
Photo credit: Plaque for the Eastland Disaster, Date:15 October 2006, Source:http://flickr.com/photos/puroticorico/301264771/  Author:http://flickr.com/photos/puroticorico/


Our membership year begins June 1
General membership meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., with social time beginning at 6:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, in September, October, November, January, February, April, and May. 
There are no general member meetings in June, July, August, December, and March - see our annual conference. 
General Membership Meetings are held in the Lower Level Meeting Room at the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross Street, Wheaton.  An elevator is available. 


 
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Upcoming Events
June 1st:
No Monthly Meetings
No Monthly Meeting for the months of June through August.
September 16th:
The Eastland Disaster: an unparalleled tragedy
Eastland Historical Society will present a program on the Eastland Disaster. This event is co-sponsored by DuPage County Genealogical Society, DuPage County Historical Museum and Fountaindale Genealogy Club.
 
6:30 pm Meet and Greet
7:00 pm General Meeting (DuPage County Genealogical Society)
7:30 pm Program
 
Reserve tickets at wheatonparkdistrict.com/tickets or by calling 630-510-4941.
 
October 21st:
To be Determined