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Filmmaker John Newcombe and his son, Jonah, in front of Newcombe’s childhood home on Mt. Pleasant St., in Winnetka. Photo Submitted
Holly Marihugh, Contributing Columnist
6:40 am CST November 27, 2019
When filmmaker John Newcombe was young, his neighbor, Winnetka architect Sam Otis, told him captivating stories about local history, such as when the Lady Elgin steamship sank in Lake Michigan in 1860.