Tag Archives: Bean Carroll

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 […]

Pioneer Past Still Present in Winnetka Schools

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 […]

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2005 The Early Settlers In the first article of this series (Fall/Winter 2004), we discussed the landscape that existed on the North Shore before the area was settled. As the first pioneers moved in, they brought with them their traditions and possessions. As has been […]

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka

The Changing Landscape of Winnetka Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2006 The Natural Style My last article about the landscape of Winnetka (Autumn/Winter 2005 Gazette) discussed the early settlers in an agrarian society. Animals were kept out of kitchen gardens with fences. Fruit trees were planted around the house and […]