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Museum Tour

History Highlights Gallery Tour

Our History Highlights tours of Chicago: Crossroads of America focus on a specific aspect of the city’s history. No RSVPs needed; we look forward to seeing you!

CHM, ICHi-62561

From Pig City to City Beautiful

How did the “Hog Butcher for the World” become an “Urbs in Horto”? Delve into the past with volunteer gallery interpreter Vera Antoniadis and discover how the City Beautiful movement transformed Chicago in the early twentieth century.

The Details



27 th

1:30 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

Meet at the entrance of Chicago: Crossroads of America on the second floor.

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories