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122nd Annual Meeting of the Evanston History Center

We invite all members to attend the Evanston History Center’s 122nd Annual Meeting at the Dawes House on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Agenda 6:30 – 7:00 – Reception 7:00 – 7:30 – EHC Annual Meeting Call to Order – Sharon Ephraim, President Approval of MinutesClick here to view the 121st Annual Meeting Minutes President’s Report…

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Coming this summer to the Evanston History Center

Dry Evanston: The Untold Story The battle over alcohol was formative in the early years of our nation. Dry Evanston: The Untold Story, a new exhibit at the Evanston History Center in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the 18th (Prohibition) Amendment, reveals how Evanston took on the fight, from its founding in the 1850s…

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Evanston on the Go

Saturday, June 15, 20199:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Bus loads at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood Street, EvanstonAdmission: $85 members; $95 non-members, box lunch provided Click here to purchase tickets online Explore the fascinating history of Chicago’s historic Prairie Avenue district with three great tours in one! Our guide and docent will be the Executive…

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New Curator Pick!

Check out our newest Curator pick – the Lincrusta! Click here to learn more.

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View Toward the Future: The Capital Campaign

History is alive at the Dawes House. Each year, thousands come to explore the questions history provokes, feel the excitement of discovery, and experience the thrill of examining artifacts and reading directly from original documents.

All of us who care about preserving Evanston’s history have the opportunity to safeguard one of our most visible and important artifacts, the Dawes House. The Capital Campaign will ensure that, with your help.

Click here to learn why it’s a good idea to give, or click here to donate now.

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