The Evanston History Center
An Under the Buffalo
Presentation by Mimi Peterson
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 7:00 PM225 Greenwood Street, Evanston IL
Mimi Peterson will offer a unique visual essay of Evanston
’s history in this illustrated presentation. She will discuss the research that went into her book, Evanston
(Arcadia 2008), and the nearly 200 vintage postcards of Evanston
that she assembled and researched.
After her presentation, Ms. Peterson will sign copies of her book.
Mimi Peterson is a lifelong Evanston
resident and community activist. She is co-founder of To Rescue Evanston Elms (TREE), the organization that spawned preservation of the city's historic elm population. She is former president and current board member of the Frances Willard Historical Association.
WHERE: 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201
(The Evanston History Center
in the Charles Gates Dawes House)
WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 7pm.
WHO: Open to the Public. Reservations Recommended.
Admission: $5 (EHC Members Free.)
Membership Information and Sign-up available at the event.
Reservations recommended: 847-475-3410 or
LOCATION: The Evanston History Center
is housed in the national landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House at 225 Greenwood
, Evanston, IL 60201
. We are located half an hour north of Chicago
, and we are accessible by public transportation. Free parking is available on the street.
Car: Take either 94 or 294 to Dempster Street
and go east. Greenwood Street
is one block north of Dempster Street
Train: Take CTA to Dempster Street
or Metra to Davis Street
, and go east. (Davis Street
is a few blocks north of Greenwood