Grayslake History Videos

In 2021 as part of Celebrate Grayslake 125+1, a series of one-minute history videos were released by the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum and the Grayslake Historical Society. Videos were released weekly from May 9, the date of Grayslake's incorporation, until a big celebration in August. Videos continue to be added, so continue to check back to see what Grayslake history you can learn in one minute!

If you would like to share these videos, you can find them on our YouTube channel.

1. Incorporation

2. Wilbur

3. Grays Lake to Grayslake

4. The Opera House

5. The Grayslake Gelatin Factory

6. Pete's Park

7. The Old Dime Store

8. Grayslake Grade School

9. The Grayslake Times

10. The Flood of 1938

11. Pat's Pizza

12. The Outdoor Theater

13. World War I

14. The Original Village Hall

15. Native Peoples

16. The Diamond Jubilee Celebration

17. Grayslake Central High School

18. Grayslake North High School

19. Grayslake's Tastee-Freez