Nature's Storytellers

A Blog About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Dennis Buck

Dennis Buck is a heritage interpreter and the collections coordinator at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. He enjoys teaching about American and Illinois histories, with nearly 25 years of experience. He earned a B.S. in history and an M.A. in history museum studies. He is a Certified Heritage Interpreter.

Recent Posts

Hidden History: Burlington Park as Chicago's Recreation Destination

on 4/20/22 7:39 AM By | Dennis Buck | 0 Comments | Insider Locations History
Railroads were crucial to the development of the United States, sparking economic and industrial expansion all around them and carrying people and goods across the country. One of the area’s most famous railroads also played an important part in the development of DuPage County’s park system.
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Christmas Traditions

on 12/10/19 10:41 AM By | Dennis Buck | 0 Comments | Insider Locations Take 5
For centuries, many cultures have decorated their homes and temples with evergreen boughs as symbols of life and renewal. Even so, the Christmas tree is an instantly recognizable symbol of the Christmas holiday itself. 
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