War Defines our Region

Lori Osborne is the Archivist at the Evanston History Center. This is the third in a series of articles on very early Evanston history, from millions of years ago to Evanston’s earliest settlers. For more than 100 years our region was contested ground, due to the wars between the French and British empires over control … Read more

EVANSTON1863: GIVING THANKS FOR THE GENTLEMAN PIONEER

Matthew Zellner is an archival intern and a student at Northwestern University studying Radio/Television/Film. In honor of Evanston’s upcoming sesquicentennial, he’ll be publishing a series of articles on life in Evanston during its first incorporated year, 1863, as well as some other topics he thinks are particularly interesting. Ask questions and join the conversation by … Read more