The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

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The Columbian Exposition of 1893 announced the arrival of Chicago as a modern city. For six months, tens of millions of visitors viewed the latest technological marvels and global attractions.…

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What’s in a Name?

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Lake County’s rich tapestry of history is woven into the very fibers of its place names. With more than 500 place names associated with the county’s communities, this presentation delves…

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Robberies, Holdups, Shoot-Outs and Crimes of Lake County

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Staff from Lake County’s Dunn Museum will examine the historical evidence to focus on the whos, whats, and wheres of fascinating historic crimes in Lake County, ranging from the Rondout…

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