Experience the past in downtown Elgin Posted in: News History comes alive at the Depot Museum Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Elgin at Local Lore, Elgin’s History Adventure. Activities are intended for all ages, with a special focus on young people and helping them learn about and experience the history of Elgin. From making a cloth doll, to using a rotary telephone, items that are not part of daily life today will be available for the public to use and experience. Games of the past include hula hoops, checkers, pick-up sticks, marbles and more. Live music throughout the day will feature Patty Finney, Javier ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!