Tag: Iroquois Theater Fire

Was Dr. H. H. Holmes the Origin of the Hippach Curse?

Was Dr. H. H. Holmes the Origin of the Hippach Curse?
I have written about the Hippach family of Chicago before and have referred to them as possibly one of Chicago’s most unlucky families.  If I actually believed in curses I would be tempted to claim that the Hippach family was cursed for some previously unknown reason. I have also done a fair amount of research... Read more »

Anniversary of the Chicago Iroquois Theater Fire and the Unknown Victim

Anniversary of the Chicago Iroquois Theater Fire and the Unknown Victim
UPDATE: DECEMBER 30, 2016: I published this original article two years ago today and wrote about an unknown victim of the Iroquois Theater Fire named Emma Bartlett.  Thanks to a great lover of history who started a web page memorializing the fire and its victims, that is no longer the case!  The website is  http://www.iroquoistheater.com ... Read more »