Now these are activities you will never forget.
Thanks to the Evanston History Center which I am a member of
The Evanston History Center offers docent-led walking tours, showcasing the work of Evanston’s noted architects including Daniel Burnham, William Holabird, Myron Hunt, Dwight Perkins, and Thomas Tallmadge. The tours provide fascinating insights into the history and development of Evanston.
Tours begin at 11:00am and end at 12:30pm. All tours begin at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston. Admission is $20, $15 for EHC members
Architectural Evanston- Saturday, July 7 @ 11:00am
Walk through the original town of Evanston, with a view to the architectural styles of different eras and how they reflect the growth and change of the city.
Evanston Women’s History – Saturday, July 21 @11:00am
Explore the revolutionary history of Evanston’s women by viewing the houses and buildings where they worked to transform our cultural landscape.
To see the 2012 Walking Tour schedule click:
Special Walking Tour at the Frances Willard House Museum!
Join Kris Hartzell, the EHC’s walking tour guide, on Sunday, July 1 from 11:30am-1pm for the tour, “Frances Willard and Evanston’s Revolutionary Women: A Walking Tour of Their Extraordinary Legacy.”
Discover why Evanston was home to so many vanguards of the women’s rights movement. The tour traces Frances Willard’s path to worldwide leadership through the town she loved. Along the way you will pass the homes of the many other women who changed the course of history and created the world we take for granted today.
After the walking tour, the Frances Willard House Museum (Willard’s home beginning in 1865) will be open for tours at no extra cost. The award-winning exhibit, “Lifting as We Climb,” part of the Evanston Women’s History Project, will be available for viewing.
Walking tour departs at 11:30am at the Frances Willard House Museum, 1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL $10/Frances Willard Hisotircal Association Members FREE.
Click HERE to purchase your tickets today! Cash & checks only on day of tour.