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Bob Busch, a volunteer for the Orland Park Historical Society, shows items of John Humphrey’s office to guests who stopped by Sept. 7 to take a tour of the Humphrey House, which was rededicated after being closed for renovations. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Diane Grah, president of the Orland Park historical Society (far right), gives a tour to (left to right) Jackie Babcock, and Laura and Len Kolpak, all of Orland Park, on Sept. 7 during a rededication following renovations of the Humphrey House.
Photos of the Humphrey family rest in the parlor in the Humphrey Home in Orland Park.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
12:52 pm CDT September 13, 2019
Taking a tour through Orland Park’s Humphrey House, one can smell history — the black top hat made of silk, and old books made from leather that hold the names of Civil War soldiers, a mix of trinkets the youngest Humphrey son left to the Orland Park Historical Society when he died in 1987.