The Bicycle: Two Wheels to Adventure June 9 – September 17, 2023
Over the past 200 years, the bicycle has evolved into a vehicle that opens doors to new adventures and experiences for all ages. Learn about the many ways this 19th-century invention significantly impacted Chicagoland manufacturing, transportation, and infrastructure, and how the bicycle redefined an era of newfound leisure and independence. The story of the 'human-powered carriage' will be told through examples of iconic bicycles, artifacts, and timeless photographs. The exhibit will spotlight Elmhurst adventurer, educator, and World’s Most Traveled Man, J. Hart Rosdail, by sharing artifacts and tales from his record-setting journey across the globe on his trusted bicycle, Jacqueline.