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Virtual Tour | The Haymarket Affair

Saturday, August 29

On May 4, 1886, Chicago and the country changed forever when a bomb went off in Haymarket Square during a rally for the eight-hour workday. While the bomber remains unknown, eight men were tried for what they said rather than what they did. Join author and historian Paul Durica on a tour of places and spaces relevant to this Chicago story focused on labor relations, immigration, social protest, and the right to peaceful assembly in times of uncertainty and terror.

$5; Free for members

Tour runs about 1 hour; Zoom link provided after registration

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29 th

1:00 p.m.



$ 5

Event Location

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories