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A group of Winnetkans gathered last month for an annual neighborhood cookie exchange with Carrie Healy (center, holding cookies), the point person for the Arbor Vitae Circle. The group is just one in a 100-plus year history of Winnetkans gathering in neighborhood circles. PHOTOS SUBMITTED
A group of Winnetka Circles from the early 1970s.
An article in a January 1974 issue of The Winnetka Talk shares the history of the Winnetka Circles and tells stories of Winnetkans young and old who enjoyed the neighborly camaraderie of the group.
Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor
12:19 pm CST January 9, 2018

In the early 1900s, the elements that make up Winnetka’s spirit were very much the same as they are today — friendly religious groups, an involved municipality and progressive education in schools.