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The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair Presentation

March 14th - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The 1893 Chicago World's Fair Presentation

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The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the World’s Columbian Exposition, later to be
called the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Gibbons will explain how Thomas Edison
brought new inventions and how author L. Frank Baum wrote the book, The
Wonderful Wizard of Oz based on the fair. He will also discuss the book The
Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed
America, based on the H.H. Holmes murders.

Details

Date:
March 14th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Peotone Public Library
515 North First Street
Peotone, IL 60468 United States
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Phone:
708-258-3436

Organizer

Adult Services Department
Phone:
708-258-3436
Email:
information@peotonelibrary.org