Grimes Girls Murder Still Solvable after 59 years


On the evening of December 28, 1956, sisters Barbara (15) and Patricia “Petey” (13) Grimes left their home at 3634 S. Damen Avenue to see the Elvis Presley movie “Love Me Tender” at the Brighton Theater in Chicago. They never returned home. Their older sister Theresa and younger brother Joey walked to the bus stop […]

Virtual Tour of Archer Avenue: German Church Road


[] German Church is a nondescript avenue running between Willow Springs Road and County Line Road, just a half-mile north of Healing Waters Park. The area is sparsely populated and two streams, Flag and Devil’s Creek, gently wind their way through the nearby woods. During the 1950s, not very many people had a reason to […]


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