Chicago History Minute

On July 24, 1915, the Eastland, a steamer loaded with Western Electric employees, capsized into the Chicago River, killing 844 people –the worst loss of life in the city's history.
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Behind-the-Scenes Tours

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Have an insider experience with these unique tours!

From Abraham Lincoln to the Black Sox scandal, there are over 20,000 linear feet of archival material at the Chicago History Museum. Tour archival storage or see key pieces from our costume collection with a Museum archivist.

Group size: 10–15 people.

Duration: 40–60 minutes

Cost: Varies, call 312-799-2162 or e-mail grouptours@chicagohistory.org

Subject to availability.

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