Coming Up!

Tour of the Exquisitely Restored Gardens of the A. Watson Armour Estate | July 15 @ 2pm (10am tour is SOLD OUT)

We're thrilled to partner with Craig Bergmann Landscape Design and Elawa Farm in offering walking tours of the former grounds of the A. Watson Armour Estate. Guests are invited to first tour the Gardens at 900 at 2pm and then proceed to Elawa Farm for a tour with their garden educator Jesus Cuezzi at 3:30pm. HORTUS by Craig Bergmann will be open for shopping and bottled water will be available at Elawa Farm. Only ten spots are left for the 2pm tour (followed by the 3:30pm tour of Elawa Farm Gardens). Make your reservations now to reserve your spot! Tours will take place light rain or shine. 

 

We're on the move again! Docent-Led Walking Tour of Lasker Estate and Estate Lane

Thursday, July 22 @ 10am

Enjoy a leisurely walk while learning the fascinating history of advertising giant Albert Lasker's magnificent estate.

 "A completely self-contained utopia, the estate even boasted an 18-hole, nationally recognized golf course enjoyed by presidents and movie stars."

Along with an overview of the history of Lasker’s Mill Road Farm, the tour will cover the story of Albert Lasker and the 13 David Adler-designed farm buildings all now private residences. Expect to walk two miles over a period of about 1.5-2 hours. The tour will take place light rain or shine.

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HISTORY CENTER LAKE FOREST-LAKE BLUFF
509 East Deerpath  | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
(847)234-5253 | info@lflbhistory.org

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