Posts tagged "World's Columbian Exposition"

Stained Glass Windows from The World's Columbian Exposition at Navy Pier

Stained Glass Windows from The World's Columbian Exposition at Navy Pier
Article 6 in the Series:  Remnants of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago I am always on the hunt for what remains of the 1893 “World’s Fair” and I just happened to be at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier this past month with my wife.  Actually a fan on my... Read more »

Chicago Links to the Titanic - Francis Davis Millet - (Article 2 in a Series)

Chicago Links to the Titanic - Francis Davis Millet - (Article 2 in a Series)
Francis “Frank” Davis Millet was by all accounts an extraordinary man.  During his lifetime he was an avid traveler, journalist, author, war correspondent and painter who spoke and wrote in a half dozen languages.  According to an article in the Chicago Tribune (Nov 27, 1892) Millet’s ancestors had come to America aboard the Mayflower and... Read more »