Forest Park has
a very rich and old history dating back to the first settlers
in 1856 when its boundries included parts of River Forest
and Oak Park. However, it wasn't until 1907 that Forest Park
was offiically incorporated. Over the past hundred and fifty
years, many interesting events and influential people have
come and gone. Most historical data has been catalogued and
can be found through the Historical Society of Forest Park.
Click here for
Story of Forest Park's History
in Acrobat Reader format.
Contact the Histroical Society of Forest Park at: email:firstname.lastname@example.org - ph. 708-232-3747