RHS Open to Visitors  

Ridge Historical Society (RHS), 10621 S. Seeley Ave., is now open to the public Tuesdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m., as well as by appointment. Area residents are encouraged […]

The Legacy of Hetherington Homes 

By Grace Kuikman  Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) and Ridge Historical Society (RHS) are partnering to celebrate the contribution made to the built beauty of Beverly/Morgan Park by three generations […]

RHS Opens Doors for American Girl Doll Exhibit 

By Linda Lamberty  Historian  Ridge Historical Society  In November it was announced that American Girl dolls were among recent inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, NY.  […]

Ridge Historical Society to Offer E-learning Options 

By Linda Lamberty, Historian  Ridge Historical Society  Into the beginning of March, the Ridge Historical Society (RHS) was steaming forward, scheduling our popular annual Spring Bonnet Tea, five monthly crafting events geared […]

‘Real’ American Girls of the Ridge 

 By Carol Flynn  The Ridge Historical Society (RHS) is wasting no time putting to use the five American Girl dolls recently donated by Beverly/Morgan Park resident Joan O’Connor. Beginning Mar. 1, just in time for Women’s History Month, they […]

RHS Exhibit Features Fashion as Art 

  “Threads of Imagination,” an exhibit exploring fashion as an art form through the creative work of five Beverly/Morgan Park artists, one of whom was an historical figure, continues at Ridge Historical Society, 10621 […]

New Ideas for Vintage Homes

BAPA Home Tour + Home Expo Give Before-and-After Insights to Gracious Living On Sun., May 19, the old and the new come together as the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) […]

In recognition of Gertrude Blackwelder for Women’s History Month 

By Carol Flynn, Communications; and Linda Lamberty, Historian; Ridge Historical Society  Gertrude Blackwelder made history on Saturday, July 26, 1913, when she cast her ballot in Morgan Park’s special election on building a new high school.   Reported Town Talk, a local paper, […]