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Wheels Around Winnetka

Article by Frank A. Windes, Winnetka Village Engineer Reprinted from the Winnetka Talk, March 8, 1930 Appeared in Gazette: Summer 1994 These warm summer days are perfect for cycling along Village streets and paths.  As we enjoy this season and the freedom our bicycles provide, think about what it must have been like cycling here […]

A Wayside Tavern for the weary: Site for Winnetka’s First Church

Gazette Article by: Linda Corwin Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 1994 A wayside tavern for the weary pioneers on their long trek from New York to Wisconsin became Winnetka’s first church, Christ Church.  When John and Susannah Garland and their eight children reached the Patterson Tavern in 1847, en route from the East to the […]

Winnetka Way: Herb Timm

Gazette Article by: Herb Timm Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1994 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. Cooler by the Lake On one August afternoon […]

Winnetka Way: Mike Leonard

Gazette Article by: Mike Leonard Appeared in the Gazette: Spring 1994 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continue to the present. The smell of burning leaves drifted through the […]