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Glen Ellyn Historian Bob Chambers Honored by Glen Ellyn Village Board

  On Monday night, February 10, at 7:00 PM, the Glen Ellyn Village Board acted on two important points of business.  They passed Ordinance No. 6213 which designates the Forest Hill Cemetery of Glen Ellyn as a Glen Ellyn Local Landmark and a proclamation was read recognizing Glen Ellyn Historian, Bob Chambers for his commitment and contributions in preserving the history of Glen Ellyn.  He has served on the Forest Hill Cemetery Board for many years and has advocated for the Landmark Designation.  Chambers can be found every Wednesday afternoon between 1:00 pm and 3:30 PM  investigating  different aspects of historic houses in Glen Ellyn for owners who applied to the Glen Ellyn Historical Society Plaquing Program.  He is the co-author of the popular Glen Ellyn history book, “A Village Remembered.”On Monday night, February 10, at 7:00 PM, the Glen Ellyn Village Board acted on two important points of business.  They passed Ordinance No. 6213 which designates the Forest Hill Cemetery of Glen Ellyn as a Glen Ellyn Local Landmark and a proclamation was read recognizing Glen Ellyn Historian, Bob Chambers for his commitment and contributions in preserving the history of Glen Ellyn.  He has served on the Forest Hill Cemetery Board for many years and has advocated for the Landmark Designation.  Chambers can be found every Wednesday afternoon between 1:00 pm and 3:30 PM  investigating  different aspects of historic houses in Glen Ellyn for owners who applied to the Glen Ellyn Historical Society Plaquing Program.  He is the co-author of the popular Glen Ellyn history book, “A Village Remembered.” Left  to right are GEHS President, Suzanne Carty, GEHS Historian, Bob Chambers, Historic Preservation Commission Chairman, Lee Marks, Kristen Slater, liaison between the Village and Preservation Comm. as well as Assistant to Village Manager, and Jane Rio, Glen Ellyn Historical Society's past interim Executive Director and member of the program committee. 


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