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Great 2018 Historic House Tour!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 Historic Jewel House Tour.  We especially need to thank the owners who allowed us to show their homes.  We hope everyone enjoyed it. Please take a moment to visit us on Facebook and share your favorite memories from Fort Sheridan!

House Tour Guide Supporters

Please support those who have supported us! The 2018 Fort Sheridan Historic House Tour was an awesome success.  This tour was our biggest fundrasing event to date and we thank everyone who has helped and supported our efforts to embrace, share and showcase the history of this amazing place. Please continue to help us grow … Continue reading

Tell us your Fort Sheridan Story!

Haven’t you wished for a way to remember the stories your grandparents told you about Fort Sheridan?  We also want to hear those stories! Join us and StoryCorps to tell your Fort Sheridan story! Click here for more information on to share your story.

Meet O.C. Simonds Expert, Landscape Architect Nancy Hannick

Meet Nancy Hannick at 7pm on Thurday, March 8, 2018. Ossian Cole Simonds was the original Landscape Architect for Fort Sheridan when it was built in the 1880’s.  Nancy Hannic is one of the few American Landscape Architects that is well studied in O.C. Simonds landscape design principles used at Fort Sheridan. When the based … Continue reading

Fort Sheridan’s Very own Will Tippens

On Thursday, February 8, 2018,  Architect, Will Tippens presented his view of Fort Sheridan history. Mr. Will Tippens was directly involved in the conversion of Fort Sheridan into the neighborhood it is today.  Will has tremendous insite and knowlege of Fort Sheridan.  About 50 people viewed Will’s presentation. If you missed it, you can see … Continue reading