Tag Archives: Spring/Summer 2000

“S” is for Scouting

Gazette Article by: Susan Shabica Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 Several years ago when the Minnesota Historical Society reopened its exhibit area, a unique approach was taken to interpret its history from “A to Z.” Various objects and topics were depicted by “letters,” and visitors moved through the gallery “alphabetically.” The editorial board of […]

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 […]

Schmidt-Burnham Log House

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 House of the Season: What’s in a Name?   As Winnetka’s oldest building and a reminder of the earliest settlers of our town, this structure deserves to be referred to by the correct title! Long associated with the “pioneer spirit” of American settlement and […]

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 […]

House on Wheels: Yesterday and Today

Gazette Article by: Bill Pierce Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 In 1917, Anita Willets-Burnham of Winnetka was the proud owner of a log house that was already nearly 100 years old. Although pleased with her historic home, she decided to move…the house. To most people, then and today, moving a house would seem an […]