Franzosenbusch Heritage Project
VISITORS WILL EXPERIENCE
A time capsule of 19th Century
lifestyles and cultures only a moment away from the sights and sounds of the
An educational facility for students,
teachers and the general public, including prairie and house tours, natural
and human history, Native American history, cultural events, natural resource
exhibits and native ecosystem restoration information.
An authentic restoration of the first
Lutheran school and teacherís quarters in Proviso Township is located within the Prairie House and historical and genealogical
information on the early days of this German farming community.
Information on the founding and
establishment of the Village of Westchester and surrounding communities.
A gathering place for interpretive
lectures, programs and events and to enjoy beautiful gardens and original
A place to celebrate special occasions and
attend ceremonies, performances, art exhibits, historical re-enactments.
Last Updated 04/28/2007