Jim Wright, the director of the Homewood Historical Society, joins Lisa Dent on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about the history of Homewood, IL and how they are dedicated to the preservation of its exhibits and collections.

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The Gottschalk House, built in 1891 by Henry Gottschalk, early mayor of Homewood. and owner of the Gottschalk brickyard.
The “Homewood” stamped bricks in the Gottschalk House are from the Gottschalk brickyard which once stood on 183rd Street.