Founded in 1980, the Homewood Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of Homewood, Illinois, history. Homewood is located 25 miles south of Chicago. The Society is located in the Christian Dorband-Charles Albee Howe House Museum, an 1891 workingman's cottage constructed of "HOMEWOOD" stamped bricks. The museum is staffed by volunteers and features exhibits and collections of local history.
The museum is located at 2035 W. 183rd St. (one block west of Dixie Highway) and is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Call 708-799-1896 for more information.