Other Memories


Welcome to the Carpentersville Memories Area Pages Our goal is to bring back some fun memories of growing up in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Please take your time and check out all of the other memories pages, they are sure to bring back many memories.


We bring back Memories you didn’t know you had

What was Carpentersville like in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s?

Carpentersville was a place where we all felt safe, any time of day or night.  A place we called home, a place with friends, family and great people.  Whether you lived there for a year or a life time, the memories of Carpentersville are forever in your mind.  Check out all of the other memories pages.

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Various newspaper and other print media advertising.
Bug Spray Truck

Remember riding your bike in the fog?
Drive In Movies
The Dundale, Sky Hi, 53 Drive In, they were all so much fun no matter what your age.

Fox Valley Music Festival

The first festival was held on May 4, 1928.

Little Miss

There were many “Little Miss” contests over the years, Little Miss GOP, Little Miss Democrat, Miss Peanut, and Poppy Princess just to name a few.
Tiger Beat, Teens Now, Teen Beat, 16, Rave, Pop, Right On and so many more. We have a few you can look at to go down memory lane.
Misc Stuff

Just some fun stuff from the past to help bring back those lost memories.
Sports heroes, Super Stars, Black Light Posters, Farrah Fawcett, Donny Osmond, what was on your bedroom walls growing up?

School Safety Patrol
Were you a member of the Safety Patrol?  What corner were you stationed at?  Wearing the Safety Patrol belt was an honor none of us will ever forget.


Tornado Day April 21,1967.
Anyone who lived in Illinois at that time remembers this day.
Weekly Reader
The kids newspaper that’s been around forever. It’s fun to look through some of the old pages and remember what it was like back in the olden days.


What People are Saying

“I love this place !”

Lets me relive some of my childhood every chance I get

Cathy D.

“Fabulous memories came flooding back”

So much to see and so many memories, this is an amazing web site “

Dan K.

“Another amazing experience”

Always something new every time I visit the site

Clyde L.

“Speechless, worth every penny”

Couldn’t believe all there was to see for such a small yearly subscription, and complete Yearbooks too !!”

Bob M.