Tag Archives: North Shore Country Day School

1039 Fisher Lane

House of the Season, 1039 Fisher Lane

by Helen Weaver When Miss Annie Randolph Tate married Mr. John Van Alstyne Weaver in 1892, newspaper accounts described her as “a well known Southern belle, the daughter of the late Thomas Tate, an extensive planter and cotton mill owner.” One writer claimed Miss Annie was “one of the most popular as well as one […]

North Shore Country Day School

Gazette Article by: William Hinchliff Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1998 North Shore Country Day School was founded in 1919 by a group of Winnetka families, including the Boals, Wallings, Clarks, and Mordocks. Intrigued with a school concept that had recently sprung up in the East, they wanted to create such a school in Winnetka. […]

A Tiny Oasis on Hubbard Place

Gazette Article by: Duff Peterson Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 2010 One of Winnetka’s least-known and most charming “pocket parks” is a small tract of native woodland on Hubbard Place just east of the Hubbard Woods train station, Dunbaugh Park. The park was dedicated to the memory of Franklin P. Dunbaugh (1930-1953), who grew up […]