App Spotlight: The McCormick Foundation’s Cantigny Park

Q&A with Diane Gutenkauf, Director of the Robert R. McCormick Museum Cantigny Park is the former estate of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Covering an expansive 500-acres in Wheaton, Illinois, the Colonel left his estate as a gift to the public upon his death in 1955. The park … Continue reading App Spotlight: The McCormick Foundation’s Cantigny Park

App Spotlight: Geneva Historical Society

Q&A with Kerry Lippincott, Executive Director at the Geneva Historical Society Founded in 1883, the Geneva Historical Society preserves and tells the stories of Geneva, New York through three historic house museums–the Geneva History Museum at the Prouty-Chew House, Rose Hill Mansion, and Johnston House. They launched their first cell phone tour with OnCell in early 2014 and … Continue reading App Spotlight: Geneva Historical Society

App Spotlight: Des Plaines History Center

Q&A with Shari Caine, Executive Director at the Des Plaines History Center Founded in 1968, the Des Plaines History Center collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Des Plaines, Illinois and its people and provides access to those resources through exhibits, educational programs, and research facilities. They launched their mobile walking tour in late October, 2014, … Continue reading App Spotlight: Des Plaines History Center

Beantown Mysteries on the Harbor

Want to get the inside story on where the Departed was filmed? Or check out old images of how Boston used to look? If you’re local to Boston, you’ve probably explored the Boston harbor either by sea, or walking along the water and enjoying the beautiful breezy views. But, for those tourists looking to visit … Continue reading Beantown Mysteries on the Harbor