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The Essential Great Chicago Fire
October 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
October 8, 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire. It started in Mrs. O’Leary’s barn and two days of flaming hell later, nearly destroyed a city. Presenter William Pack weaves together details of the fire with vivid firsthand accounts from those who lived through it, bringing alive all the excitement and terror in a multi-media storytelling event that will not be soon forgotten. Watch all month on YouTube, or join us for a private viewing in-person at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 8. Snacks will be provided.
This program is hybrid (both on- and offline). Please indicate if you want to attend virtually or in person, as there is a 10 person limit for in-person. You can register online at the NRPL Events page or by phone at 708-447-0869.