• 19 May The Harry & Stella Massey House

    Article by Don Rizzs, with research assistance from Ken Jellema and Ed McGee (originally published in the Blue Island Sun-Standard in 1978) In 1879, Henry Seyfarth inherited the garden property on Vermont St. between Vermont and Stoney Creek. He later sold it to Henry Biroth,......

  • 16 Apr The Arthur Seyfarth House

    Article by Don Rizzs, with research assistance from Ken Jellema and Ed McGee (Originally published in 1978) The story of a home usually begins with the birth of the builder and follows the families who have lived in the home through the years after the......

  • 04 Apr The Theodore Guenther House

    Since this extensive and interesting series doesn’t exist digitally, we’ve decided there’s no better time than the present to share this joint venture between BIHS and the Sun-Standard newspaper that began in 1978, in search of Blue Island’s oldest standing home. Article by Don Rizzs,......

  • 01 Apr The William Weber House

    Since this extensive and interesting series doesn’t exist digitally, we’ve decided there’s no better time than the present to share this joint venture between BIHS and the Sun-Standard newspaper that began in 1978, in search of Blue Island’s oldest standing home. Article by Don Rizzs,......