Midsommar Fest at Colonel Palmer House on June 8

Tue June 4, 2019

Did you know Crystal Lake has a large Swedish population? Explore our Swedish roots at this fun and educational festival of folklore! Activities include maypole decorating and raising, crown crafts, Swedish traditions, Scandinavian dance group, Swedish treats, CL Brewing and more!

 

Check out a special presentation on the Swedenbergers of Crystal Lake from Kurt Pearson, member of the Crystal Lake Historical Society. Kurt will cover the immigration story, historic maps and genealogy. For event updates go to https://www.crystallakeparks.org/special-events

 

MIDSOMMAR FESTIVAL

SAT, JUNE 8, 11 AM - 4 PM

COLONEL PALMER HOUSE

660 E.TERRA COTTA AVENUE

FREE

Rain or Shine

 

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 contact Ashley Palazzo at palmerhouse@crystallakeparks.org or 815-477-5873.