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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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 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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