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Volunteer Opportunities!

We are searching for volunteers to support our programs and promote an appreciation of Winnetka history. Come and Learn how you can help!

We will meet at the Schmidt-Burnham Log house on Saturday, Feb 22nd from 10 - 11:30am and on Wednesday, Feb 26th 7 - 8:30pm


WHS Online Collection

Browse or Search through select maps, photos and documents in our online database.

Click HERE to find out how.

Become a Member

Support our Mission to educate the public about stories of our past, in an effort to enrich our present, and inspire our future. 

As a Member enjoy benefits such as free admission to the Schmidt-Burnham log house, invitations to preview events and exhibits, and free access to our archives and historic photograph collection. 

Go to Shop to add Membership. 

Visit About to find our Annual Report.


WHS is funded primarily by the generous donations of Winnetka families and local businesses. Support the preservation of and access to your community's history today.

Job Openings

Check here for current job postings.



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Thank you to our community partners

The Village of Winnetka

Winnetka Park District

The Grand Food Center

Villa Graziella Organic

Wines, Olive Oils


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