Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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Glen Ellyn is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.wikipedia
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DuPage County, Illinois

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Glen Ellyn is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.
In addition, many of DuPage County's towns have prosperous and quaint downtown areas, especially in Naperville, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Wheaton, Downers Grove and Hinsdale, which are mixed with boutiques, upscale chain stores and restaurants.

Stacy's Tavern

Stacy's Tavern Museum
His inn, Stacy's Tavern, built in 1846 and his second home, was a halfway stop between Chicago and the Fox River Valley and a probable stop for Galena, Illinois stagecoaches on their way to Rockford, Illinois.
Stacy's Tavern is a historic wayside stagecoach inn in the village of Glen Ellyn in DuPage County, Illinois.

Galena and Chicago Union Railroad

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In 1849, construction of the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad through Glen Ellyn was finished.

The Girl Who Owned a City

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Glen Ellyn is the setting for then-local resident O. T. Nelson‘s 1975 novel The Girl Who Owned a City.
In the town of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, outside of Chicago, ten-year-old Lisa Nelson and her younger brother Todd Nelson are surviving, like all the children in the story, by looting abandoned houses and shops.

College of DuPage

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The main campus of College of DuPage is located in Glen Ellyn.
College of DuPage is a public community college with its main campus in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Glen Ellyn station

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The Glen Ellyn station is located at 551 Crescent Blvd, near the heart of the downtown business district.
Glen Ellyn is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Interstate 355

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At the east end of the village, Roosevelt Road provides access onto Interstate 355.
The Corps of Engineers issued a permit for the tollway on October 8, 1986, rejecting last-minute concerns from the Sierra Club to reroute the toll road around sections of Churchill Woods Prairie, between Glen Ellyn and Lombard.

Union Pacific / West Line

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Glen Ellyn is served by the Metra Union Pacific/West Line.

Yearbook (TV series)

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The Fox Network's 1991 documentary/reality show Yearbook was filmed At Glenbard West.
It is one of the earliest examples of a reality series as it chronicled the school and home lives of various students of Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois — a suburb of Chicago.

Lombard, Illinois

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Its high schools are a part of Glenbard Township High School District 87, with the term Glenbard being a portmanteau of Glen Ellyn and Lombard, a village due east of Glen Ellyn.
Lombard shares its early history with Glen Ellyn.

Witless Protection

Glen Ellyn was also used in June 2007 for filming of the movie Witless Protection (2008), featuring Larry the Cable Guy.
Filming also took place in numerous towns in Illinois including Elmhurst, Lombard, Lemont, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn, Vernon Hills, Westmont and Yorkville.

Illinois Prairie Path

The Illinois Prairie Path bicycle trail bisects the village and the Great Western Trail (Illinois) passes through the northern edge.
After eight years of contentious meetings between Watts and her representatives, and those of the towns of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn (who sought the right-of-way as valuable parking space), U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton designated the Illinois Prairie Path as the second of 27 new National Trails.

Village

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Glen Ellyn is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.

Illinois

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Glen Ellyn is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States.

Chicago Loop

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A suburb located 24 miles due west of downtown Chicago, the village had a population of 27,450 as of the 2010 Census.

2010 United States Census

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A suburb located 24 miles due west of downtown Chicago, the village had a population of 27,450 as of the 2010 Census.

Pacific Islands Americans

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War of 1812

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Moses Stacy, a soldier in the War of 1812, arrived here in 1835.