SCHAUMBURG OF MY ANCESTORS

Spring ValleySpring Valley Nature Center and the Volkening Heritage Farm are delighted to host a program based on the recent book Schaumburg Of My Ancestors by LaVonne Thies Presley.

Where:  Spring Valley, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg
When:  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost:  It’s Free, Free, Free!LaVonne's book

Take a trip back in time and learn about Schaumburg’s past.  Join us as local resident LaVonne Thies Presley paints a picture of life in the early 1900s.  She will explore the history of the farm where her father grew up and the lifestyle of her ancestors and their fellow farmers.  Having been blessed with a storyteller for a father, Presley will call upon this oral history to help us understand what township life was like long before suburban life moved in.

For more information, call 847-985-2100.

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