Share Your Experiences

We are committed to collecting, preserving, and sharing our unique history. Help us fulfill our mission and document this challenging time by sharing your and your family’s experiences, photos, and stories.


    • Photos of a neighborhood sign or sidewalk drawing
    • Acts of kindness
    • Favorite family game, snack, or most watched video
    • Strategies for “Sheltering in Place” 

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Recreate Winnetka’s Historic Paintings Using “Found” Objects! 

1. Select a painting from the Winnetka Historical Society’s collection from the gallery below.

2. Use any objects, materials, people, or pets in or around your home to recreate the work.

3. Click Hereto share your recreations.

Select recreations will appear on our website and social media.
Click Here to view recreations! 


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Oil painting on canvas of Anita Willets Burnham's daughter Carol Lou (1908-1997) with her dog, Rags. Painted by Elizabeth Boldenweck. "Carol Lou + Rags" is written on the back of the canvas. Donated by Marty and Janet Youngberg.