Tag Archives: Childhood

Boy Scout Troop 20

Gazette Article by: Rance Barber Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2003 Boy Scout Troop 20: 75 Years in Winnetka Troop 20 was started in November 1927 by 39-year-old Scoutmaster Robert Bowen Brown. Dubbed Troop 4 at the time, Troop 20 began with 22 scouts ages 12-14. Originally chartered by the Lions Club of Winnetka, Troop […]

“S” is for Scouting

Gazette Article by: Susan Shabica Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 Several years ago when the Minnesota Historical Society reopened its exhibit area, a unique approach was taken to interpret its history from “A to Z.” Various objects and topics were depicted by “letters,” and visitors moved through the gallery “alphabetically.” The editorial board of […]

“Y” is for Youth

Gazette Article by: John T. Thomas Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 2003 Several years ago when the Minnesota Historical Society reopened its exhibit area, a unique approach was taken to interpret its history from “A to Z.” Various objects and topics were depicted by “letters,” and visitors moved through the gallery “alphabetically.” The editorial board […]

Pioneer Room

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 Located on the lower level of Crow Island School is a room that is held fast in the memories of many Winnetka residents, young and old. If asked to recall their most memorable experience from their days in the Winnetka Public Schools, almost everyone […]

Winnetka Way: Boyhood Memories

Gazette Article by: Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1997 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. My parents moved to Winnetka 75 […]

Winnetka Way: Barbara Joyce

Gazette Article by: Barbara Joyce Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1994 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. Dancing the Watusi…No Necking In the days when […]

Winnetka Way: Mike Leonard

Gazette Article by: Mike Leonard Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 1994 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. The smell of burning leaves drifted through the […]