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Daniel Burnham Had Plans for Chicago and Manila, Says Dr. Cremin
Published: February 21, 2017.
Daniel Burnham’s name is well-known for his Plan of Chicago that resulted in North Michigan Avenue, Wacker Drive and Chicago’s lakefront parks and regional forest preserves. The urban planner also had plans for the Philippines, says Dr. Dennis H. Cremin,
A Historical Look at Mexican Border Conflict Dinner/Lecture is March 22 at Lewis University
Published: February 10, 2017.
The James P. ’60 and Mary C. Sczepaniak Lecture Series continues March 22 in the Faculty Dining Room at Lewis University in Romeoville. The lecture is free and open to the public.
“How The Mexican Border Became a Problem: Pancho Villa and Beyond” will
Cremin Shares Local History in Schaumburg, Romeoville
Published: January 17, 2017.
Dr. Dennis Cremin, professor of history and director of the Lewis University History Center, is taking his history lessons on the road the week of January 16.
From 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Schaumburg Township District Library, Cremin will discuss
History Students Document Lockport’s Fairmont Neighborhood History
Published: January 9, 2017.
Lewis University students in Dr. Dennis H. Cremin’s History of Illinois class recorded oral histories with residents of nearby Fairmont neighborhood in Lockport.
During the Fall 2016 semester, the history students created a set of questions to ask
Naper Settlement Internship Provides Real Life Lessons
Published: December 19, 2016.
Skyler Wurst of Romeoville, Ill. spent his fall semester working with the curatorial staff at Naper Settlement gaining experience and knowledge to further his career.
“I learned more about how museums operate their day-to-day activities than I could