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One volume wasn't enough to contain the vibrant history of such an interesting town. Dan Anderson comes back for a second edition of Stories From Glen Ellyn's Past. Featuring everything from the first shot fired in the Civil War to an infamous local brothel, Glen Ellyn has truly seen it all. 

Price: $17.95 plus $5.00 shipping via media mail

​(includes local sales tax if applicable)

Click here to learn more about becoming a member of the Glen Ellyn Historical Society.

Memberships run the length of the Historical Society's fiscal year, from July 1 thru June 30th  of the following year. 

New members joining after January 1st will have their initial year membership extended until     June 30th of the following year.

A thrilling book filled with intriguing and real stories from Glen Ellyn's dynamic past. This unforgettable book will surprise, entertain, and give readers an unexpectedly fun history lesson all at once.  

Price: $14.95 plus $5.00 shipping via media mail

(includes local sales tax if applicable)

Featuring 528 pages and 340 photos and illustrations of Glen Ellyn's past from the beginning to 1997, this book is a phenomenal resource and an excellent and thorough read for anyone interested in Glen Ellyn's rich history.

Price: $45 plus $8 shipping via media mail

(includes local sales tax if applicable)

These great items available for online purchase!

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Thomas E. Hill Society


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Glen Ellyn

Historical Society

Stories from Glen Ellyn's Past: A Romp Through Glen Ellyn History, Volume II

Edited by Dan Anderson

Glen Ellyn: A Village Remembered

By Helen W. Ward and Robert W. Chambers

These items are also available for local purchase at Stacy's Corners Store at the Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn. Open from 10 - 5 Tuesday thru Saturday. Tel. 630-469-1867

Other local vendors for the three books include The Bookstore at 475 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn and Mail 'n Stuff at 435 Pennsylvania Ave. in Glen Ellyn.

Stories from Glen Ellyn's Past: 24 Tales of Murder, Mayhem, Infidelity, Pranks and Other Intriguing Tidbits of Glen Ellyn History from the Archives of the Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Volume 1

Edited by Anne Balogh and Dan Anderson