Evanston History Center, Evanston

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  • July 10, 2017
    It was quite enjoyable to view a modern photography exhibit displayed in such an old place. This home's architecture is breathtaking, both inside and outside. The Dawes Home is a treasure to be experi...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    A great way to spend an afternoon learning the history of Evanston or Heavenston as it was called by the founders.  more »
  • June 7, 2017
    The Evanston History Center is housed in the former home of Charles Gates Dawes, 30th Vice President of USA under President Calvin Coolidge. The house is a wonderful example of the Châteauesque style....  more »
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  • June 16, 2017
    The house is beautiful and the historical records in the basement are terrific.
  • June 18, 2010
    Please note that the correct address of the Evanston History Center is 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201. EHC is located in the landmark status Charles Gates Dawes House. The house is open for docent-led tours Thursday through Sunday at 1, 2, and 3 pm. The Research Room and Archives is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 1 to 4 pm.

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