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Historical walk through disaster sites

Historical walk through disaster sites

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a Chicagoan and founder of the dark history site "Dead in Chicago," which features stories of disasters and crime from the city's past. I've lived here for a decade and have always been fascinated with the darker side of the city, how it shapes our present, and the resiliency of Chicagoans.
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What we’ll do

We'll meet at the site of a historic fort and battle, and then set out on an in-depth exploration of how Chicago's brushes with calamity have helped shape this modern metropolis. We'll stroll down the Chicago Riverwalk, see the dock where a cruise ship capsized, and take a look at the origins of the Chicago Flood. We'll stop for tea next to the location of the worst theater fire in US history, and…

What else you should know

Wear walking shoes and bring your camera.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Drink at Argo Tea Featuring teas from all over the world, this local chain is headquartered in an old movie theatre/German restaurant.

What to bring

Camera
Walking Shoes
I.D.
Sunglasses and/or Umbrella

Where you'll be

We'll start at the site of Fort Dearborn—a US fort built in 1803, and then explore the downtown Loop area, concentrating on the river. We'll see where the SS Eastland capsized, and visit the former home of the Iroquois Theatre on Randolph Street.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Wear walking shoes and bring your camera.
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Historical walk through disaster sites
New experience
₹3,322 / person
New experience
₹3,322 / person