Henrietta's Harvest-CANCELED due to inclement weather

Tue October 10, 2023

Due to inclement weather, Henrietta's Harvest has been cancelled. Colonel Palmer House is open for indoor viewing and tours, 10 am-4 pm


FREE, family fun, just drop by Colonel Palmer House. As the leaves carpet the ground, together let's celebrate the harvest and other historic fall family traditions.

Henrietta’s Harvest

Sat, Oct 14, 10 am-2 pm

Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake


  • Kitchen Garden Harvest
  • Historic Crafts
  • Cast Iron Cooking
  • Preservation
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Games
  • Legends of "Scarecrow & The Great Orange Squash"
  • House Tours

The Colonel Palmer House was built c.1858 by settlers Gustavus and Henrietta Palmer. Located on its original site, the home was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Currently the home is maintained by the Crystal Lake Park District and is home to the Crystal Lake Historical Society.


For more information or questions, contact Sarah Taylor, staylor@crystallakeparks.org