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Join the EHC for a RARE tour of the Indiana Dunes Century of Progress Homes

Join the Evanston History Center on a rare tour of the Century of Progress landmark homes! Once a year the five Century of Progress landmark homes are open for tours. The date for 2019 is Saturday, September 29!

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Spirited Exhibit Party

Celebrate the exhibit, “Spirited,” with the Evanston History Center at the “Spirited” Exhibit Party!

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Special Offer on Tickets to Oslo

Chicago’s award-winning TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of the 2017 Tony Award® winner for Best Play, OSLO. EHC is partnering with Broadway in Chicago to offer $20 OFF A PAIR OF TICKETS to see OSLO! * The play runs Sept. 10-Oct. 20. When the Israeli prime minister and the chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization shook…

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Nationally Touring Exhibition, Spirited: Prohibition in America Opens September 1, 2019

During the era of Prohibition, Americans no longer could manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages from 1920 until 1933. Spirited: Prohibition in America, a new exhibition opening September 1st at the Evanston History Center (EHC), explores this tumultuous time in American history, when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists took sides in the battle against…

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