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225 Greenwood St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410
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Housed in the gracious historic mansion of former U.S. Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, this stunning chateau overlooks Lake Michigan. Visitors and history buffs enjoy this National Historic Landmark for its original furnishings and artwork. ...
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1730 Chicago Ave.
Evanston , IL 60201
(847) 328-7500
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The historic home of one of the most prominent social reformers in the 19th century America. Willard rallied support for temperance as well as many important reform movements including woman’s suffrage, woman’s economic and religious rights, pri...
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1421 Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 299-6096
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The Grove offers 145 acres of nature preserve with trails to walk through woodland, prairie and natural wetlands. Visitors will enjoy the Interpretive Center filled with exhibits of native animals. Learn about the local history of The Kennicott ...
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1140 Willow Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0001
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The Log House is open once a month on Sundays from May through October. This log house is the oldest log structure in Cook County that is still in use most likely built in 1837 by early settlers in the area. It is also distinguished as the only...
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8031 Floral Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 677-6672
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The Historic Engine House is a beautifully restored building with a reference library for public use. The Fire Department exhibit includes a reconstructed 1800s Ladder Truck, a newly refurbished 1860s Rumsley Hand Pumper, 1800s Hose Cart, 1920s ...
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251 N. Wolf Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 537-3119
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The past is never lost – as long as it is remembered. Towards that goal, the Wheeling Historical Society collects and preserves significant materials related to our past and shares them through educational and recreational activities that ...
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411 Linden St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0001
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Founded in 1932, this organization owns and operates two historic buildings. The museum and headquarters at 411 Linden Street houses exhibit and gallery space and is open for research, including the reference library, photograph collections, mus...