Step Back Into a 1950s Valentine’s Day at the Park Forest House Museum

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—January 18, 2013. The 1950s Park Forest House Museum, at 141 Forest Blvd in Park Forest, Illinois is decorated in February with vintage valentines and decorations, in the exhibit, “Step Back Into a 1950s Valentines Day.”

The classroom, representing Park Forest’s first school, is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day party with crepe paper candy baskets, and construction paper heart-shaped valentine “mailboxes” on each desk. Red honeycomb, puffy hearts and vintage valentines are on display throughout the house. 

Hours: Wednesday and Saturday, 10:30 to 3:30; and by appointment on other days. Donation: Adults $5: 12 & under free with adult.

Contacts: Jane Nicoll, 708-481-4252; Mike Gans, 708-305-3308. Information and email at