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.

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Save the Dates!

November 12th, 7:00pm Smart, Gutsy Women in Winnetka’s History: Presentation by Holly Marihugh December 10th, 7:00pm Winnetkan, Marion Mahoney Griffin; A Gifted Architect in a Man’s World: Presentation by Jan Pavlovic


Become a Member

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