In Maywood, Civil War Soldiers Visit Home For Soldiers Widows

Men portraying Civil War soldiers putting on a bayonet demonstration in front of the Home for Soldiers Widows at the corner of First Avenue and Lake Street last Saturday. | Below: Gerry Bliss, who portrays Capt. Lindsey Carr, shows the crowd a piece of historical ammunition.| Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, May 18, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Those multiple booms that some residents of Maywood may … Continue reading In Maywood, Civil War Soldiers Visit Home For Soldiers Widows

“If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home

(A 2012 photo of the Soldiers’ Widows Home by David Shalliol. Below, a photo of the building’s grand porch taken by Chris Payne. Both photos were pulled from the Landmarks Illinois study presented at the August 13, LLOC meeting). Thursday, August 14, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD — At a Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting last night, the Village Board considered a … Continue reading “If this property were someone else’s, they would be receiving citations,” Says Maywood Trustee About Village-owned Soldiers’ Widows Home