Welcome to My Chicago, a new
resource developed by the Chicago Historical Society and made possible
by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Discover Chicago and connect the city’s past to life today. My
Chicago is designed for children ages 6–12, and uses the symbols
and design of the Chicago flag to explore the city’s rich and diverse
My Chicago illustrates the themes of Chicago’s past and present
by drawing on the collections of the Chicago Historical Society, including
a variety of photographs, documents, and images of artifacts.
Use the "Downloads" portion of this site to
access ten print lessons for use in the classroom or at home. Click on
the "Games" portion of the site to enjoy online
activities that further explore My Chicago's themes.