Tag Archives: Spring/Summer 2007

Once Upon a Time…Growing Up in Winnetka

Gazette Article by: Liz Nesler Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2007 Winnetka has always cherished its young people. And generations of Winnetkans have preserved memories of those fleeting years by saving photographs, clothing, toys, and other mementos. As the fortunate recipient of many such treasures, the Winnetka Historical Society is pleased to celebrate over 100 […]

Martin Luther King Event Spurs Action by Winnetka Eighth Graders

Martin Luther King Event Spurs Action by Winnetka Eighth Graders Gazette Article by: Susan Whitcomb Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2007 Cecilia Gigiolio, a Social Studies teacher at Washburne School, attended the January 15, 2007 Martin Luther King in Winnetka panel discussion with several of her eighth grade students. The next day, the class had […]

Schmidt-Burnham Log House Brings Curriculum to Life

Gazette Article by Sidney Dechovitz Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2007 Since its grand opening in September 2006, the Schmidt-Burnham Log House has had approximately 650 visitors, including 250 local students. Winnetka teachers have been enthusiastic about incorporating this piece of living history into the fourth grade immigration curriculum. A fourth grade teacher at Crow […]

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Charles Haag

Gazette Article by: Stephanie Giordano Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2007 The Historical Society’s recent acquisition of four works by Winnetka sculptor Charles Haag spurred research into his life and art. Haag’s local legacy includes an enigmatic sculpture on Sheridan Road, an unusual grave marker in Christ Church cemetery, and two intriguing houses. Charles Haag […]