Willard, Frances, House

1730 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Illinois. County/parish: Cook.

NRIS 66000318

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

Also known as:

  • Rest Cottage

From Wikipedia:

Frances Willard House (Evanston, Illinois)

The Frances Willard House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark at 1730 Chicago Avenue in Evanston, Illinois. Built in 1865, it was the home of Frances Willard (1839-1898) and her family, and was the longtime headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). Willard called the house Rest Cottage because it became a place for her to rest in between her tours and WCTU activities.

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  • Willard, Josiah

Architectural styles:

  • Mid 19Th Century Revival
  • Other

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Willard, Frances

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000318