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Built c1860. This two story irregularly massed frame home is one of the more intact homes in the village. It was built by Hamilton Edwards, grandson of one of Lisle’s founders. Later, home of Richard and Anna Edwards, leaders of the Dry Party 1917-1918. Mr. Edwards was a minister and served as President/Mayor of Lisle for several years. The Edwards’ founded and operated the Happy Valley Home for Boys and Girls, 1919-1935. In 1942 the house was sold to the Lisle Christian Conference Center who owned it until 1974. Currently a private residence.


  • Edwards Homestead