Happy New Year 2014

2013 was a transformative year for the Hegeler Carus Foundation. As we enter the 140th anniversary of the construction of the Hegeler Carus Mansion, we reflect on all that we have accomplished in 2013, and feel grateful for your support!  Whether you attended an event, donated your time or financial…

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Mary Hegeler Carus

Mary Hegeler Carus was born on January 10, 1861 in a two-story frame dwelling which was located on the grounds of the M and H. Zinc company, founded by her father and F. W. Matthiessen three years earlier.   After the family moved from the home in which she was born…

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Happy New Year!

As we begin a new year, we look back on all we’ve accomplished in 2012, and plan for 2013.  It is important that we thank our Foundation Members, donors, volunteers and friends for all they do to support The Hegeler Carus Foundation in fulfilling our mission to encourage and support…

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160 years of Paul Carus

Paul Carus Paul Carus was born 18 July 1852 in Ilsenburg, Germany. In 1887, he moved to America and soon after became the Editor-in-Chief of Open Court Publishing in La Salle, IL. In that role, he corresponded with and published the works of leaders in the fields of mathematics, philosophy, world religions,…

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The Hegeler Carus Foundation Announces Music in the Air-Outdoor Music Festival

The Hegeler Carus Foundation will host an outdoor music festival on the Hegeler Carus Mansion Grounds on Saturday, September 15, 2012.  Music in the Air will be modeled after European festivals which feature local musicians. Bagshot Row-Returns to the Mansion on August 10! The festival will move through the gardens and grounds…

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The House Across the Street

The Julius W. Hegeler I Home Across the street from the Hegeler Carus Mansion in LaSalle, Illinois, stands the Julius W. Hegeler I Home designed 1904 by Pond and Pond, an acclaimed Chicago architectural firm. The Julius W. Hegeler I Home was built for the oldest son of Edward and Camilla Hegeler.…

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Holiday Lights!

Ornaments hang from the Grand Staircase at the Executive Mansion This year the Hegeler Carus Mansion was invited to participate in the Historic Christmas at the Illinois’ Executive Mansion in Springfield.  The Governor’s Mansion features historic flair once again this holiday season with decorations provided by Illinois museums and historic…

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