Saturday, October 23, 2021



City on Fire: Chicago 1871

Chicago History Museum

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A rapidly growing city built of wood. A summer-long heat wave. An exhausted and misdirected team of firefighters. Racial, social, and economic tensions bubbling just below the surface. All Chicago needed was a spark.

Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Illinois History

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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Please join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as we host the 23rd annual Conference on Illinois History. The conference will offer two full days of panels highlighting research on aspects of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, and archaeology. No need to be an expert to attend, the panels will appeal to academics, teachers, and anyone interested in the past!

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