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Commemorative Day

Family Event | AAPI Heritage Month

Sunday, May 21

Celebrate Chicago’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community with us. AAPI Heritage Month takes place in May to commemorate two dates: May 7, 1843, when the first Japanese immigrant arrived in the US, and May 10, 1869, when the transcontinental railroad, which was built by numerous Chinese immigrant workers, was completed.

Included with general admission.

The Details



21 st

12:00–4:00 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark Street

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