The Eastland Disaster: 100th Anniversary 2015
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This ship sank before it even left the Chicago River on July 24, 1915 and killed 844 people. It is one of the worst disasters in American history, yet hardly anyone knows about it. John Boda has researched this event in great detail with many interesting facts, stories and pictures. Register in advance by contacting the Centennial Activity Center.