Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series about the history of Wilmington. It is being written in advance of Old Home Week, scheduled for July 30 to August 2 of this year.
WILMINGTON - Up Lisle Hill Road, there’s a small, quiet park. Some people use it now and then, but it’s rarely busy. Back in time, though, it was bustling. The area now known as Lisle Hill was also known as Town Hill, and was the center of activity for the town.