Programs and Membership

HHS meetings will be held at the Homewood Public Library Meeting Room, 17917 Dixie Highway. HHS will continue to comply with all state and local mask requirements in place at the time of the meeting.
Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month, 7:00 p.m. (except June, July, and August).
Meetings are free and open to the public.


September 14

Bretz 100-Year-Old Sears House, Boulderstrewn

Professor Peter Doran will discuss his Homewood Sears house,
formerly owned by geologist and Penrose Medal winner J Harlan Bretz.

October 12

Author George Godfrey

Godfrey, former research scientist and university administrator, offers an audiovisual presentation on his Potawatomi culture and history.  He is a descendant of Watchekee, after whom Watseka, IL was named.  His books will be available for sale.

November 9

Monee Creamery, Now Monee Heritage Center

Christina Holston, President of Monee Historical Society, will inform us about the efforts to save this last creamery from demolition and to turn it into a heritage center.

December 14

Those Were the Days Radio Players (South)

Christmas-themed radio script performed as in days of yore, complete with sound effects.

Please complete and return the membership form to join our newsletter mailing list and to receive a membership directory.

Homewood Village Hall and Auditorium, ca. 1939. Photograph courtesy Homewood Historical Society.
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