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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.
Evanston Montessori Children's House
949 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
Evantson Montessori Children's House offers full and half-day early childhood development programs. Children learn basicMore skills and etiquette and develop aptitude in language, mathematics, geography and science. Evantston Montessori Children's House is a non-denominational instititution open to prospective students from diverse background. Full day and half-day schedules are available online.