Flagg Creek Heritage Society

Preserving the Past for the Future

The Flagg Creek Heritage Society is a Non-Profit Organization and an affiliate of the Pleasant Dale Park District. We are dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the Flagg Creek area.

The Society operates the Flagg Creek Historical Museum and the Robert Vial House located on the grounds of the Pleasant Dale Park District at 7425 S. Wolf Rd., Burr Ridge IL, as well as hosting many programs throughout the year. Both the Museum and the Robert Vial House can be opened upon request. Groups are welcome. Please contact Alice Latham at 708-927-1092 for information.

Our Mission Statement

To collect and preserve objects and information related to the history of the Flagg Creek area, as well as adjacent areas, and to share this information through displays, exhibits, lectures, publications and other educational programs.

Robert Vial House


FCHS Museum


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  • When Football Was Football

    When: September 25th at 7:00 PM

    Where: Pleasantdale Park District, Walker Park Recreation Center

    Join author Joe Ziemba for a humorous look at the wacky early days of professional football, focusing on the NFL's oldest franchise, the Chicago (now Arizona) Cardinals. Relive the rowdy, formative years of football through audience interaction, rare archival photos, and surprising insight into local historical figures such as Red Grange, Time Thorpe, George Halas and Al Capone.


Robert Vial House

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