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New exhibit tells Lisle's story

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  • Museum Curator Brian Failing organized a new exhibit, "Sustaining Lisle's Heritage: The Story of Lisle's Incorporation," which opened Saturday at the Depot Museum at Lisle Station Park. The exhibit is open through Oct. 5.

       Museum Curator Brian Failing organized a new exhibit, "Sustaining Lisle's Heritage: The Story of Lisle's Incorporation," which opened Saturday at the Depot Museum at Lisle Station Park. The exhibit is open through Oct. 5.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Jackie Niemeyer looks over a new exhibit, "Sustaining Lisle's Heritage: The Story of Lisle's Incorporation," which opened Saturday at the Depot Museum at Lisle Station Park. The exhibit is open through Oct. 5.

       Jackie Niemeyer looks over a new exhibit, "Sustaining Lisle's Heritage: The Story of Lisle's Incorporation," which opened Saturday at the Depot Museum at Lisle Station Park. The exhibit is open through Oct. 5.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

 

If it takes a village to raise a child, then what did it take for Lisle's early leaders to raise a village?

"Sustaining Lisle's Heritage: The Story of Lisle's Incorporation" opened Saturday at the Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 School St., Lisle.

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The exhibit, which runs through Oct. 5, tells the story of how Lisle became incorporated in 1956 and details some of the challenges overcome by the village's first leaders. The exhibit takes viewers back to 1832, when the area was first settled, through township and municipal government.

For more information, call (630) 968-0499 or visit lisleparkdistrict.org.

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