Visit the Schmidt-Burnham Log House and travel back in time to explore the captivating history of the Log House. Delve into the lives of the Schmidt & Burnham families through engaging exhibits, fascinating artifacts and much more. Use intriguing clues to complete a scavenger hunt!
The Schmidt-Burnham Log House is the oldest log structure in Cook County. Built c. 1837, it was the longest occupied home in northern Illinois until the daughter of Anita Willets-Burnham gifted it to the Winnetka Historical Society in 2001. The Log House first opened to the public in 2006, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn more about the Log House HERE.