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Wilmette Local Legends Audio Tour

Part 2 now available!
Free audio tour; listen on your phone

About the tour: This two-part, self-guided audio tour will bring you outside the homes of some of Wilmette’s notables, starting with film star Ann-Margret and ending with professional makeup artist and entrepeneur Bobbi Brown. At each stop, you will learn a bit about a local celebrity’s life in Wilmette. Enjoy the tour by car or bicycle or, if you are ambitious, on foot. Each tour is around 4 miles in length. If you are walking and need to return to your car at the starting point, be sure to take this additional distance into account. 

Want to preview the stops? You may find it helpful to download or print a two-page tour overview which includes the map route as well as an address and identifying photo for each stop. This overview can also be picked up at the Museum entrance, 609 Ridge Road. 

Ready to start Part 1? Open this page on your cellphone. If you plan to follow the suggested sequence of stops, click on the map to begin. If you want a playlist so that you can follow a different sequence or just visit some of the stops, we recommend accessing the tour on YouTube here. Once on YouTube, find the tour title below the map and click the down arrow located to the right of the title to open a playlist of the stops.  

 

 

Thank you to the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Professor Rodriguez for permission to use the audio clip from Professor Rodriguez’s 2017 interview with Scott Turow.  Thank you also to Harold Adamson Music and Harry Warren Entertainment for permission to use the audio clip from "The Legend of Wyatt Earp" theme song.   

Ready to start Part 2? Open this page on your cellphone. If you plan to follow the suggested sequence of stops, click on the map to begin. If you want a playlist so that you can follow a different sequence or just visit some of the stops, we recommend accessing the tour on YouTube here. Once on YouTube, find the tour title below the map and click the down arrow located to the right of the title to open a playlist of the stops.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to the Museum of Classic Chicago Television for permission to use an audio clip from the "Garfield Goose and Friends" opening music.