Tag Archives: Schmidt-Burnham Log House

Schmidt-Burnham Log House Brings Curriculum to Life

Gazette Article by Sidney Dechovitz Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2007 Since its grand opening in September 2006, the Schmidt-Burnham Log House has had approximately 650 visitors, including 250 local students. Winnetka teachers have been enthusiastic about incorporating this piece of living history into the fourth grade immigration curriculum. A fourth grade teacher at Crow […]

Contact 411: The Rogers Family

My great-grandmother was Anita Willets-Burnham and I remember visiting the log house years ago. Could you please show our family the house when we visit Winnetka? –Karen Rogers, Texas On a sunny day this summer, the Rogers family arrived from Texas to see their ancestor’s home, our very own Schmidt-Burnham Log House. Karen Rogers is […]