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Chicago Museum of Science and Industry     View
This is the official site of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. It has information about the exhibits at the museum as well as special online exhibits.

The Great Chicago Fire and The Web of Memory     View
Learn about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and how it was remembered over time.

Lincoln Park Zoo     View
This site has photos, videos and lots of information about the animals at the Lincoln Park zoo.

Navy Pier Chicago     View
"Navy Pier [opened in 1916] was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center." The site features a timeline of pier history, and information about attractions and ev ...

Homicide in Chicago, 1870-1930     View
This site features "the Chicago Police Department Homicide Record Index — chronicling 11,000??homicides in the city" from 1870 through 1930. Use the pull-down menus in the interactive database to search the records by factors such as d ...

Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory     View
Images, essays, and interactive panoramas of the city, before and after the fire. The "Web of Memory" pages present eyewitness accounts, media coverage, and the factual evidence behind the charge that Mrs. O'Leary's cow was to blame. From the Chicago ...

Chicago History Files     View
"Get the inside story on some of Chicago's most memorable events." Events and people that are a part of the city's history, such as the fire, the Black Sox, Al Capone, and the 1933 World's Fair are covered with words and pictures in this site from Th ...

Exploring Chicago: Chicago History & Facts     View
Facts and figures, historical highlights, and related material about Chicago. Covers landmarks, war memorials and military monuments, famous films made in Chicago, business and industry, the Chicago River, public art, and more. From the City of Chica ...

The Burnham Plan Centennial     View
The Burnham Plan Centennial in 2009 "celebrates the Bold Plans and Big Dreams that shaped metropolitan Chicago for the past century and challenges [the] region's communities, leaders and institutions to build on the success of the Burnham Plan [ ...

Great Chicago Stories     View
This project features "historical fiction stories that illuminate Chicago's past. Use the Interactive History Map to look closer at artifacts from the collection of the Chicago History Museum and to explore locations throughout the city from ea ...



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