Month: March 2020

Project Update, Spring 2020

Despite the current health crisis, there’s a feeling of great anticipation here at Cantigny. With winter behind us, we’re glad to be back outside and working again! That said, COVID-19 is slowing our progress a bit as we follow the...

/ March 24, 2020

Little Mermaid All Shined Up

Some things at Cantigny are simply iconic. The McCormick House north portico. The WWI “doughboy” outside the Visitors Center. The Dick Tracy bunker at Cantigny Golf. Another strong candidate for icon status is the mermaid statue in the mansion’s south...

/ March 24, 2020

War on Buckthorn!

A walk around the edges of the park this spring and summer could be a revealing experience. The look is a lot more open thanks to recent work by Cantigny Horticulture. Why the change? In a word, buckthorn. The invasive...

/ March 23, 2020