Posts tagged "The Devil in the White City"

FREE Tours of The White City at Jackson Park start June 7th

FREE Tours of The White City at Jackson Park start June 7th
Starting Saturday June 7, 2014 The Jackson Park Advisory Council in cooperation with Friends of The White City will be conducting FREE walking tours of the former grounds of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. The tours will take approximately 90 minutes and will start and end at the west end of the... Read more »

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 »

A bit of The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, among other World’s Fairs, in Elmhurst, IL

A bit of The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, among other World’s Fairs, in Elmhurst, IL
Article 4 in Series:  Remnants of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago ***UPDATED INFO***  1/2/2013- Just received word from the Elmhurst History Museum that while the traveling exhibit on the first floor ends January 7th the “Elmhurst Goes to the Fair” exhibit upstairs has been extended to April 21, 2013! *** In an ongoing... Read more »
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120 year old artifact hand-signed by "The Devil in The White City"

Various images showing a promissory note hand-signed on the reverse by Herman Webster Mudgett (a.k.a. H.H. Holmes) which was part of a lawsuit between Holmes and one of his later confirmed victims, Julia Connor. View the entire article here