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The St. Charles Heritage Center staff routinely communicates with the public regarding upcoming special events and programs through various press releases, offers newsletters and fundraising opportunities, as well as published articles regarding specific historical events or periods in St. Charles' history. For more information, please call us at (630) 584-6967.

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Winter 2012 -- Looking for the Perfect Gift Idea?
Looking for a uniquely “St. Charles” gift idea that highlights the essence of St. Charles? The St. Charles Heritage Center Gift Shop has just the item you are looking for!

Local artist Nancy Neill has created a limited edition 175th Anniversary St. Charles Charm Bracelet featuring 12 charms that represent all things St. Charles. Some of the charms represent the Scarecrow Fest, the Potawatomi Indian Tribe, the historic homes in the area, the St. Charles Saints as well as the North Stars, the Arcada Theater and the fact that we are the Pride of the Fox! The bracelets come in sliver and gold and have clear crystals alternating with silver and brass charms.


Also available are necklaces with a small State of Illinois charm, Lincoln Penny charm, and a “Greetings from St. Charles” postcard charm. The bracelets are $36.95 each and the necklaces are $24.95 each.

Nancy began making jewelry over twenty-two years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. What started as a hobby soon became a full-time job. Today Nancy lives in the Fox Valley area and continues to create unique handmade pieces that celebrate nature, commemorate events, remember special places, or simply express the individuality of the wearer. Nancy is also working with the newly established WaterStreetStudios in Batavia.

Stop by the St. Charles Heritage Center Gift Shop today and pick up one of these beautiful pieces of art!

Fundraising Initiatives

Following are our current fundraising initiatives which help support the St. Charles Heritage Center program offerings while actively contributing new and creative ways to celebrate our community's history. Details on how you can both support and be a part of these important initatives can be found by clicking on the links below.

* Purchasing any items from our Gift Store are a great way to help raise funds for the Center. Stop on in!




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