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Dawes School
440 Dodge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
Dawes School elementary school. is part of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65. Dawes teaches students fromMore kindergarten to fifth grade. In addition to the basics--math, science and social studies--students learn physical education, music/band and art as well. Extracurricular activities include basketball, flag football and drama. Parents can join the Dawes PTA and attend regular meetings. Dawes School also has its own organic garden, grown by teachers and students, known as The Garden of Eatin'.
Dawes Park
1700 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60201
Dawes Park is a small park just off the lakefront in eastern Evanston. This wedge-shaped park is somewhat empty save forMore a few trees, benches, and a well-worn running trail. This small park serves as a buffer between the busy traffic along the lakefront and the homes nearby.
Evanston History Center
225 Greenwood St, Evanston, IL 60201
The Evanston History Center is housed in the National Historic Landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House. From 1909-1957, theMore house was home to the Vice President of the U.S., Charles Dawes and his family. Built in 1894, the house is located near the lakeshore and incorporates many classic Tudor and Jacobean design elements. At over three stories tall, the house has six bedrooms, a formal dining room, parlors, and library. The ground floor of the house is furnished with the Dawes' family furniture, artwork, and other items. The house is open for docent-led tours. The house also contains a research room, open to the public, and exhibits. Lectures and other events are hosted throughout the year. Please visit www.evantstonhistorycenter.org for more information.
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