Cynthia L. Ogorek
Pen Name: None
Born: in Hammond, IN
I was born and raised in the Calumet Region and for most of my life have been a resident of Calumet City, Illinois. I have also lived in River Forest where I attended Dominican University and the Hegewisch, Hyde Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
I am a public historian, author and speaker. My company is called The Public Historian.
The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago, Arcadia Publishing, 2008
Along the Calumet River, Arcadia Publishing, 2004
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago (Images of America: Illinois)
Release Date: 2008-03-12
Along the Calumet River (Images of America: Illinois)
Release Date: 2004-10-04
- Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2009, The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago
- Mate E. Palmer Communications Prize, Nonfiction Book: History, Illinois Woman's Press Association, 2009, The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago
- Communications Price, National Federation of Press Women, 2009, The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago
- Mate E. Palmer Communications Prize, Nonfiction Book-History, Illlinois Woman's Press Association, 2005, Along the Calumet River
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Please see my website www.centerofknownhistory.com for a complete list of the programs that I offer to historical societies, church groups, women's clubs and any other organizations that would enjoy a program based on a historical event or person.
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