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Event: 'Evanston In Postcards' Print
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Date: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 7:00 pm
Contact Info:
Contact: Jenny Thompson, Curator of Education, Evanston History Center, 847-475-3410
Email: jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org


The Evanston History Center Presents:
 
Evanston in Postcards”
An Under the Buffalo Presentation by Mimi Peterson

Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 7:00 PM
225 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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's Loop, 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.)