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Devil in the White City Motor Coach Tour in Chicago

 

Join us in exploring the compelling true story told by Erik Larson in his best-selling book, The Devil in the White City. The book spotlights two simultaneous events in Chicago history: the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and the emergence of serial murderer Dr. Henry H. Holmes. Our day in Chicago begins with a presentation at the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF). Next, a CAF docent leads a private coach tour to locations and buildings that fairgoers would have experienced, including the Midway, the site of the Ferris Wheel, the fairgrounds in Jackson Park (where we'll take a short walking tour), and much more. Those who have read Erik Larson’s book will learn more about the circumstances surrounding the fair and Dr. Holmes; those who haven’t will find this tour to be a fascinating introduction to the 1893 World's Fair and the evil Dr. Holmes. After the tour, we will stop at the Palmer House in Chicago for lunch.

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Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $79
Email us with your interest, contact:
Kim  Beck, Executive Director, kcb@uwm.edu, 414-227-3321
 

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