Chicago History: Fire and Flair
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Myra Loris of Harper College Lifelong Learning Institute will give a presentation on the details, personalities and significance of the 1871 Chicago fire and the re-emergence of a bigger, stronger Chicago exemplified by the amazing 1893 Columbian Exposition World’s Fair. She will discuss the highlights of the fair, the characters involved in creating the White City, and significance of the exposition as a whole.