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Naper Settlement's blog will feature special events, historical happenings and interesting tidbits about Naperville's only history museum.

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Oct 29

1946 Naperville Train Disaster

Posted on October 29, 2015 at 9:24 AM by Cheri Tompkins

Published on Oct 28, 2015
Rena Tamayo-Calabrese, CEO & President of Naper Settlement and Naperville Heritage Society, presented during the public forum of the Oct. 20, 2015 Naperville City Council Meeting. Rena shares the story of the 1946 train disaster and how the community pulled together to help those affected by the tragedy.