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Evanston History Center, Evanston

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  • 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 »
  • A first rate patriot who lived at this house. Distinguished career & one of the few Vice Presidents who lives on in history, The Dawes Plan. Make your reservation now  more »
  • This is located right along the lake, on one of the most beautiful tree lined streets, Greenwood and Sheridan Road, and along the lake. This location has got to be my most favorite spot in Evanston. Y...  more »
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  • The house is beautiful and the historical records in the basement are terrific.
  • 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.