Address: 1730 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Illinois. County/parish: Cook.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
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.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000318