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Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park

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Jackson Park

Chicago, IL

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The Hyde Park Historical Society, Friends of the Parks and Jackson Park Advisory Council present a Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park. As part of the Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks initiative, this program provides a rare opportunity to explore Jackson Park during the nighttime. Expert historians will provide interpretation highlighting the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and the site’s importance as a natural haven. This free program is open to all ages.

Tours will be led by: Julia Bachrach, former Chicago Park District Historian; Tim Samuelson, Chicago’s Cultural Historian; and Ray Johnson, founder of Friends of the White City

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019 Location: Meet at the Statue of the Republic (“Golden Lady”), Hayes and Richards Drives. Time: 8:45-10:30pm Registration is free and will be limited to 150 registrants. Remember to bring your flashlight!

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