Archive for September 2013

Bloodstains on Audio Book – The voice of The Devil

Bloodstains on Audio Book – The voice of The Devil
As many of my readers have gathered over the years in addition to the ghost lore and legends of Chicago, one of my favorite topics is the 1893 Columbian Exposition.  Add to that fact that I am a former criminal investigator, historian and genealogist and you can see why I was so fascinated by the... Read more »

La Rabida Children's Hospital - A gem of the 1893 Columbian Exposition

La Rabida Children's Hospital - A gem of the 1893 Columbian Exposition
In 1893, all the world’s eyes were on the city of Chicago.  A mere 20 years after the devastating fire of 1871 that destroyed a very significant portion of the city, it had won out over New York, Washington D.C. and St. Louis as the host of the World’s Columbian Exposition.  The 1893 World’s Columbian... Read more »

The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition could not escape Friday the 13th

The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition could not escape Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th, it evokes all types of responses.  The less superstitious of us see it as no more consequential than Thursday the 12th or Saturday the 14th.  Those of us more prone to superstition will react in many different ways ranging from merely being more cautious when crossing the street to the extreme of... Read more »
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