Preservation Month Events

The Wheaton Historic Commission organizes events celebrating Wheaton's history during Preservation Month in May. 


Pride in Preservation Signs 

Dates: May 15-23
Location: City of Wheaton

As part of Preservation Month 2021, from Saturday, May 15 to Sunday, May 23 the Historic Commission will place “Pride in Preservation” purple lawn signs throughout Wheaton at designated Wheaton Historic Landmarks and locations listed on the Wheaton Register of Historic Places.  Many of these sites include a plaque with the estimated date of construction or a permanent interpretive sign with more additional information. For an online tour of Wheaton's Landmarks, visit the Wheaton Register of Historic Places Program and select "View Wheaton Register of Historic Places."

Cantigny Park Free Parking Days

During this year’s Pride in Preservation event from May 15 to May 23, Cantigny Park will waive its parking fee to Wheaton residents. To receive free admission, Wheaton residents must show proof of residency upon entry.