The following is an excerpt from the article “Best of Hyde Park & Kenwood 2015″ appearing in the South Side Weekly.
We first encountered the Hyde Park Historical Society while wandering around the back end of the ComEd substation on 56th and Harper. It’s […]
By SUSAN O’CONNOR DAVIS
During the hot summer of 1865 the widow Lincoln did much of nothing. She chose the Hyde Park House as a place of refuge following her husband’s assassination, spending her days contemplating the waves of Lake Michigan and walking through the […]
Hyde Park History
Hyde Park Historical Society is housed in a building which originally was a waiting room for cable car personnel.
The small, neat brick building which houses the Hyde Park Historical Society began life as a waiting […]