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REGISTRATION CLOSED- Lunch & Learn – Virtual

Virtual program via Zoom
Noon – 1 pm
Ages 14+
Registration is required to access Zoom link

The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago Before the Fire

When Juliette Kinzie first visited Chicago in 1831, it was anything but a city. An outpost in the shadow of Fort Dearborn, it had no streets, no sidewalks, no schools, no river-spanning bridges. And with two hundred disconnected residents, it lacked any sense of community. In the decades that followed, not only did Juliette witness the city’s transition from Indian country to industrial center, but she was instrumental in its development. Juliette is one of Chicago’s forgotten founders. Early Chicago is often presented as “a man’s city,” but women like Juliette worked to create an urban and urbane world, often within their own parlors. Join us as Dr. Ann Keating shares this fascinating look at Juliette Kenzie’s Chicago.  A Zoom link will be sent out two hours before the program.

**Registration closes two hours before the program.**

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