Preservation Month

Discover Wheaton History

National Historic Preservation Month, sponsored annually by the National Trust for Historic Preservation is designed to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our historic communities.

Arts & Culture Center

Visit the Home History Exhibit, featuring photos of Historic Wheaton Landmarks. Stop by to enjoy the photos and learn more about home history research and the Wheaton Register of Historic Places Program.

Home History Research

Saturday, May 4 from 1 pm - 4 pm
Monday, May 6 from 6 pm - 8 pm
Schedule an appointment
by phone: 630-868-7520 or email:
Learn how to research the history of your home with one-on-one instruction. This event is free and open to the public.
Schedule an appointment with a Reference Librarian if you're unable to attend this event.

Library Programs

Co-sponsored by the City of Wheaton Historic Commission.

Wheaton Architecture of Jarvis Hunt
Thursday, May 2 • 7 pm Register
Wheaton architectural historian Bob Goldsborough presents a look at the Wheaton-area work of architect Jarvis Hunt, such as the Chicago Golf Club clubhouse and more. Registration required.

Wheaton Designs of Edward Dart
Monday, May 13 • 7 pm Register
Wheaton architectural historian Bob Goldsborough provides a look at the prolific work of architect Edward Dart, who dotted Wheaton's landscape with more mid-century modern homes than any other architect.
Registration required.

Find more programs at City of Wheaton Historic Commission