The WHS Museum & Research Center is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every other Sunday from 1:00PM – 4:00PM & by appointment. (847) 446-0001
The Schmidt-Burnham Log House is now closed for the season.
Become a member for special access to programs & speakers, members only parties & events, & free Log House admission.
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- Winnetka Historical Society Membership Suggested Price: $50.00
- Native American Trail Marker Trees: Marking Paths Through The Wilderness $40.00
- Winnetka Story DVD $21.75
Featured Artifacts & Archives
Valentine’s Day Cards, c.1880. Winnetkan Susan Garland received these cards sometime in the 1880s. While valentines were still sent to romantic ...
Being the first African-American to buy a house in Winnetka was just one of many milestones in the eventful life ...
By Tane Beecham For more than four decades, 410 Sheridan Road was home to the Spiegels, founding family of the ...
By Laurie Petersen In January, 1976 the Winnetka Talk featured the surprising headline, “Doing the Laundry can be fun.” This ...
Christmas tree hat, 1965. Gift of Eleanor Tippens. Velvet and white fur hat and stole, 1897. Gift of Frances Drummer ...