Before the property that became Wilder Park was acquired by the Park District in 1921, it was carefully tended and landscaped by some of Elmhurst’s most prominent families. Wilder Park’s development into a garden spot began in 1868 when Seth Wadhams purchased a treeless farm called “Burnhams Lot” and built a home, calling it “White Birch.” The home also belonged to the King and Wilder families before the Park District purchased the estate in 1921.
In 1922, the Elmhurst Library moved
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