Photo History of Glen Ellyn

A Photo History of Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Established in 1834 by the Churchill family, Glen Ellyn would not receive its current name until 1891 when Lake Ellyn was created. Once a sleepy town known as a weekend getaway for weary Chicagoans, Glen Ellyn now has a population of more than 27,928. Take a look back in time with these images captured by Chicago Tribune photographers:

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