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Online Publications

Now and then the Museum puts out brochures on various subjects. Several of these are now being revised or in preparation. Here are some favorites; click on a thumbnail to download a PDF. Books about the history of Wilmette can be purchased at the Museum Gift Shop or here.

The Civil War in Wilmette




Old Wilmette
What are the oldest houses in town, and where are they?

Indian Hill
The history of one subdivision, told by architectural historian Connie Casey

Historic Ridge Road Walking Tour

Ridge Road Walking Tour
The road that once divided the villages of Old Gross Point and Wilmette



Downtown Wilmette Walking Tour

The buildings and businesses of Wilmette's central business district along Wilmette and Central Avenues

Historic St. Joseph Cemetery Walking Tour

St. Joseph Cemetery Walking Tour
Monuments, markers, and early parish family memories

Historic Lakefront Walking Tour

Lakefront Walking Tour
"Cool" history along the lake