Cheney Mansion director to speak here

The executive director of the Cheney mansion in Oak Park, Poppy Vogel, will give a talk on the history, programming and finances of the mansion at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the community room at the Evanston Public Library.

Her talk is sponsored by the Preservation League of Evanston.

The Elizabeth Cheney mansion provides one model for what might be done with the landmark Harley-Clarke mansion on the Evanston lakefront.

It is a conference, event and educational center owned by the local park district. Children’s and adult’s classes are held there, and it is also a popular place for weddings and graduation celebrations.

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