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Waubonsee Event to Explore Eola Boxcar Community

In celebration of Aurora’s 175th anniversary, Waubonsee Community College will present “Early Mexican Settlement in the Railroad Boxcar Community of Eola” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, in the multipurpose room of the downtown Aurora Campus, 18 S. River St. 

Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholar Dr. Antonio Delgado will lead this multimedia presentation focusing on the history of the Eola boxcar community and Mexican immigrants’ contributions to Aurora's growth.

For more information on this free event, please call Community Education at (630) 466-7900, ext. 2360.