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Charles Gates Dawes House Museum


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The Dawes House, a magnificent Chateauesque Mansion overlooking Lake Michigan, was the home of the former United States vice president under Calvin Coolidge and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Charles Gates Dawes.

This faithfully restored national historic landmark (1894), has been restored to the 1920s era and enhanced with exhibits focusing on Evanston history.


Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 1pm - 5pm. Closed Mon,Tues, Weds. and major holidays.
Address: 225 Greenwood St.
Phone: 847-475-3410
Our Website:www.evanstonhistorical.org

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