Historical Links

Episode WCT-1207H

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First, Susan Phillips and Tony LoPinto discovered a virtual time warp when they bought their DuLuth, Minn., mansion. The amazing home included a basketball court, Swedish massage shower and billiard room all from the late 1800s. Next, when Dawn and Mark Bussanmas rehabbed their home in Barrington, Ill., they found notes, books and stories that would unearth a family with ties to prohibition and politics. Then Jean and Tom Gaunt of Indianapolis, Indiana share the secrets of the man with a short temper and quick trigger finger that lived in their sprawling home. Finally, Kristen and John McPherson tell the story of how their home and its first owner are linked to their current life as high school teachers with a passion for history.