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Virtual Tour | Chicago’s Prohibition Story

12/05 3:00 p.m.

Author and historian Paul Durica leads this virtual visit to Chicago of the 1920s and ’30s when Prohibition changed business, culture, and daily life. More

    December 12th

    Virtual Tour | Union Station

    12/12 3:00 p.m.

    Join guide Brian Boland to find out why Union Station was once called a “city within a city” and learn the hidden stories that go unseen by thousands each day. More

      December 15th

      Virtual Tour | Old Town: Art, Music, and Theater

      12/15 4:00 p.m.

      From postfire recovery to the hub of Chicago bohemianism in the 1960s and 1970s, Old Town reveals diverse stories about the city’s past. More
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      Happy Thanksgiving

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      Happy Thanksgiving from the Chicago History Museum! What’s on your menu today? This Seneca Hotel menu from November 25, 1943, has a patriotic design that is undoubtedly influenced by the United States’ participation in World War II. Despite the food rationing in effect then, it appears that the Seneca Hotel spared no expense in procuring More

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