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Fire in Boomtown

December 18, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Included in general admission

Join musicians and storytellers Amy Lowe and Megan Wells-Shunk for a musical mix of commentary, theater, and history as they recount the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Hear about the resiliency of Chicagoans as they rebuilt and recovered following the losses from the tragic fire. Be sure to visit our exhibition City on Fire: Chicago 1871 while you’re here!

Free with general admission; reservations not required.


December 18, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Included in general admission
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Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
(312) 642-4600

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