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Edgewater Beach Memories

Edgewater Historical Society

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We are looking for photos taken at the Edgewater Beach Hotel that include people in various locations. There are plenty of photos of the building both inside and outside. We are hoping to find more of people enjoying the hotel.

The Gettysburg Address: 272 Words for the Ages (Facebook LIVE! Event)

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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2020 has been a year unlike any other—filled with political divisiveness, social justice protests, and major economic turndowns, all under the cloud of a worldwide pandemic. 157 years ago, during another critical point in our nation’s history, President Lincoln gave a short address at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery that has since become one of the greatest and most influential statements of American national purpose.

Chicago History Book Discussion Group – Columbian Exposition (Via Zoom)

Edgewater Historical Society and the Chicago Public Library

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The 1893 Columbian Exposition was pivotal to Chicago and the nation. Thousands of people traveled through the exhibits, bringing international attention to Chicago. Important inventions like electric lighting, the moving sidewalk and even the zipper were showcased. Join the Edgewater Historical Society on Saturday, December 12, at 10 a.m. for a Zoom discussion of this important part of the city’s history.

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