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Welcome to the Story Map!
Think like a historian. Explore the sights and sounds of the places described in this story with an interactive map.
See what they looked like at the time of the story. Then compare them to what's there today.
Put Yourself on the Map to Begin
Choose your home or school, and type in the address below. Your address will not be saved, but if you'd rather not enter it, the Chicago History Museum will be your starting point.
When you're ready, click "GO ON" to see where you are in the city!
Great to See You!
Now that you can see where you are, find out where the story took place. See the tabs above the map? Each one shows a part of Chicago found in the story. Click on any tab to continue.
Look at the artifacts, photographs and documents in the bottom tray to better understand the time of the story. The first item in each tray has an audio excerpt from the story.