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Waukegan History Museum opens photo exhibit

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The Waukegan History Museum, of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan Historical Society, has a new temporary exhibit titled "Waukegan: Then & Now." This photography exhibit analyzes 12 historic sites in Waukegan. The self-guided exhibit showcases historic images from the historical society archives while comparing photographs of what is in the same location today. Highlights include the old Lakefront Park, historic residences, the Lake County Courthouse, and the building that preceded construction of the Genesee Theater. The exhibit will close Sept. 30. Entrance to the museum and "Waukegan: Then & Now" is free. The exhibit is also available in Spanish. The museum is at 1917 N. Sheridan Road in Bowen Park. It is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. For information, call the museum at (847) 336-1859.

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