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Dark Side of History

tomb-croppedThe nights are getting longer and chillier,
so come spook yourself silly with us! Explore Chicago’s underbelly with these delightfully spine-tingling events.

Bus Tour

Dark Passages: A Tour of Chicago’s Places of Infamy

Saturday, November 15, 1:00–5:00 p.m.

For many years, crime historian Richard Lindberg has conducted exhaustive research into the darkest corners of Chicago history and is back with a new tour. Explore some of Chicago’s most notorious crime scenes, including the two Death Corners, one on the Near North Side where the Black Hand reigned in terror in the early 1900s and another in the stockyards district, where labor violence, devastating fires, and the Ragen’s Colts street gang wreaked havoc.
A tour of the yards would be incomplete without a stop at the infamous cesspool once known as Bubbly Creek. Meet at the Museum.

Cost: $55, $45 members. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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