"Tornado Tavern"
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Notes
Former Henry H. Gage house, located at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Sheridan Road, was built about 1873. The building, converted to a restaurant, was damaged by the tornado that struck Wilmette in 1920. It was razed in 1944.
Inscriptions
In pencil on reverse: "Old Gage home at northwest corner of Chestnut and Sheridan Road, pix April 1944 just before the house was razed. Called "Tornado Tavern."
Date of Publication
Apr 1944
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Houses, old-12
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.0854370468588 Longitude: -87.6988074072266
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Wilmette Public Library
Email:refdesk@wilmettelibrary.info
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
60091-2558
U.S.A. Phone: 847-256-6930
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"Tornado Tavern"