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Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bus Tour | Chicago Blues

Chicago is famous for blues music. During the Great Migration, African Americans moved from southern states to northern states and brought blues music with them. As they settled into their new lives in cities, the music changed to reflect those places. In Chicago, it was electrified. Blues music became popular around the world, and for More

Bus Tour | Exploring Chicago’s Union Stock Yard

After opening on Christmas Day 1865, the Union Stock Yard made Chicago the “Hog Butcher for the World.” In its heyday from the Civil War era through the 1920s, Chicago processed more meat than anywhere else in the world. Fueled by the colonialist expansion of railroads and the country’s rapid population growth spurred by European More

Bus Tour | The Devil in the White City

Inspired by Erik Larson’s best-selling book The Devil in the White City, go back to 1893 to learn more about the World’s Columbian Exposition, the work and legacy of Daniel Burnham, and where America’s first documented serial killer H. H. Holmes stalked his victims. Join public historian and tour guide Paul Durica for a visit to More

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