4th of July Memories

Help us gather Fourth of July memories from the 1960s through the 1990s by sharing photographs of the Winnetka parade and ever popular races!  Click Here to see current submissions and images from our collection!

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Watch this precious video clip of the parade and races (c. 1930s) from the Winnetka Story documentary. Watch Here!

Read more about the origins of Winnetka’s Fourth of July parade from a WHS Gazette article by Susan Whitcomb. Read Here!

Winnetka children display their pride for their country during the Fourth of July Children’s Parade through the Village in 1983. Photo taken by Pioneer Press photographer Eva L. Parades.