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Museum Tour

History Highlights Gallery Tour

Monday, October 8

Led by a volunteer gallery interpreter, this 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America explores a specific aspect of Chicago’s history.

From Outpost to Metropolis

Incorporated in 1837, Chicago grew from a frontier town into a world-class city that hosted the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Join volunteer Vera Antoniadis as she walks you through this remarkable transformation.

FREE with admission; no reservations needed.

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8 th

1:30 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

Meet at the entrance to Chicago: Crossroads of America.

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories