Myra Loris Speaks on Chicago History

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A three-part lecture series featuring popular lecturer Myra Loris. Each lecture will feature a different time period in Chicago’s history.   

Wednesday, Sept. 12:  Chicago, City of Pestiferous Odors! an introduction to and overview of Chicago today and its early history, primarily before 1850.

Wednesday, Oct. 17:  All Roads Lead to Chicago; the Gents Who Made It Happen, a focus on the entrepreneurs and industrial commercial giants (Armour, Field, Ward, McCormick, etc.) who made Chicago the commercial center of the WORLD in the late 1800's.

Wednesday, Nov. 14:  Urban Phoenix:  The Fire and The Fair, a look at the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the re-birth of the city as seen through the Columbian Exposition (World's Fair) of 1893. 

Desert will be served at 7:00 PM and Ms. Loris will begin at 7:30 PM and speak for an hour.  Tickets, $15 per lecture or $35 for the series, will be available at the door or by calling Sandy Bradbury (847-729-9365).  Chapters 3, 8 and 9 of the Glenview Community Church Women’s Association, are sponsors the program.  All proceeds will benefit social service agencies.


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