At a glance, it seems to be just another 5,500 sq. ft., two-story Victorian home. The same goes for the other building, not far away; at 3,250 sq. ft., it’s a leased facility in the Oak Park Arts Center. The reality is something altogether…real. At 200 N Oak Park Ave in…well, Oak Park, Illinois, it’s the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway. The other location is the Hemingway Museum and Bookstore. Two hundred volunteers regularly donate at least four hours per month to handle approximately 9000 visitors from around the world each year. Yep: these folks are just a little bit busy, fostering Papa’s legacy. We’re bringing to our readers an in depth feature story on the operation. In the meantime, enjoy these images from our 2013 trip to interview the staff.