Writers of Village History Sign Copies of Book Today

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), October 13, 1997 | Go to article overview

Writers of Village History Sign Copies of Book Today


Byline: Eileen O. Daday

Talk about life's little experiences. It was enough of a creative stretch, so to speak, to write a chapter in the new history of Arlington Heights. But now comes an added benefit: a book signing party.

That's right, the long-awaited "Chronicle of a Prairie Town" has arrived from the publisher. And members of the Arlington Heights Historical Society are excited enough to hold a celebration party at 7 p.m. tonight in the Founder's Hall at the museum.

After nearly two years of writing, editing, designing and laying out the book, it now is available for area residents to purchase. However,copies are on sale only in the Country Store at the museum.

After all, the proceeds from the sale benefit the museum and the ongoing preservation of its collection. And, as a result of all of the authors volunteering their efforts, and the success of the pre-orders of the book, all of the money raised from the book sales is profit.

Expected to be at tonight's book signing party are various village officials and many of the residents who pre-ordered the book, as well as the authors and researchers, like me. …

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