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World's Columbian Exhibition

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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