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Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The Eastland Disaster: 100th Anniversary 2015

12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-3597


Learn about the Eastland disaster that occurred on July 24th 1915 and killed 844 people. It was one of the worst disasters in American history, yet hardly anyone knows about it. -- For Seniors -- Please register in advance. Fee is $17 Member/$19 Guest.

This ship sank before it even left the Chicago River on July 24th 1915 and killed 844 people. It is one of the worst disasters in American history, yet hardly anyone knows about it.

Learn about "America’s Forgotten Tragedy." John Boda has researched this event in great detail with many interesting facts, stories and pictures. Many Chicagoans today have direct connections from family to this event, yet few know anything more than a ship turned over that morning.

Fee is $17 Member/$19 Guest.

Please register in advance.

Contact the Centennial Activity Center at 847-692-3597 for more information.

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