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Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park

Event date: 5/18/2019 8:45 PM - 10:30 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park

Hyde Park Historical Society

The Hyde Park Historical Society, Friends of the Parks and Jackson Park Advisory Council will present a Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park. As part of the Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks initiative, this program provides a rare opportunity to explore Jackson Park during the nighttime. Expert historians will provide interpretation highlighting the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and the site’s importance as a natural haven. This free program is open to all ages. 

Tours will be led by: Julia Bachrach, former Chicago Park District Historian; Tim Samuelson, Chicago’s Cultural Historian; and Ray Johnson, founder of Friends of the White City.

Registration is free and will be limited to 150 registrants. Remember to bring your flashlight!
Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flashlight-tour-of-jackson-park-tickets-58995272448

Location: 
Meet at the Statue of the Republic (“Golden Lady”)
Jackson Park
Hayes and Richards Drives
Chicago, IL (Map)

 

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