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Lake County History Symposium
Day 2


Lake County History Symposium
Day 2

Thursday, January 19

7 PM - 9 PM


All Ages

This event requires registration.

Registration is open.

Registration closes at 12 am CST the day of the program.

Email with questions or to inquire about accommodations. View our up to date COVID-19 protocols.

Available seats: 500


The Lake County History Symposium is an annual gathering of people interested in the history of Lake County, Illinois. Professional, amateur and student historians are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the Symposium.

This year’s theme is Eat, Drink and be Merry: The History of Food and Hospitality in Lake County. Topics may include the history of a family cookbook, development of well known-restaurants, discussion of a specific food or recipe, or stories of communities holding special banquets. Each day will feature three different presentations. Breakout rooms will be open at the end of the presentations for participants to ask questions and engage in dialogue.

FREE, but must register for each day you would like to attend.

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