By PF Staff
Mundelein, IL. – Mayor Steve Lentz and the Board of Trustees express their heartfelt condolences regarding the passing of Dottie Watson, President and Curator for the Historical Society of the Fort Hill Country and the Fort Hill Heritage Museum, who passed on August 30, 2018.
While the Mayor and Trustees mourn Dottie’s passing, they also acknowledge and celebrate her contributions to the Village of Mundelein and the armed forces. The Historical Society of the Fort Hill Country was founded in 1956 to preserve the history and historical artifacts of Mundelein and Fremont Township. For 62 years, Dottie Watson and her late husband Leland “Trig” Watson shared a passion for history and dedicated much of their time to preserving the history of Mundelein.
For three decades, Dottie worked tirelessly to preserve and educate the public about the historical significance of the Village of Mundelein and Fremont Township. The meticulously maintained Fort Hill Heritage Museum is a source of pride for the community and Dottie’s legacy will endure for generations to come.
Fire Safety Open House
The Mundelein Fire Department cordially invites the community to the annual Fire Safety Open House on Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Station #1-1000 N. Midlothian Road.
This is a great family event featuring fire engine rides, a live fire and sprinkler demonstration, a “Jaws of Life” demonstration, plus a visit from Flight for Life (weather permitting). Other fun and educational activities include: fire extinguisher training, the Kiddie Combat Challenge where kids can slide down a fire pole, spray water to turn off the alarm and have a picture taken in firefighter turnout gear plus much, much more!
General parking is available at Mechanics Grove School however there will be handicap parking available at the fire station. For more information, please call the fire station at 847-949-3260. We hope to see you there!