The Community History Archives: This Week In History July 15th – July 21st

One of the most famous attractions in Chicago, Illinois is Millenium Park. But how many people know the story behind this iconic location? The idea of building a park to replace the Illinois Central Railroad Lines that occupied the area began back in 1977. Nothing came to fruition until Richard Daley became mayor in 1989, […]

This Week in History: April 22- April 28

In honor of Earth Day, this week in history brings you events from the great outdoors! Whether you are a baseball fan, a climate activist, or just looking to learn more about history, this week in history has something for everyone! This week I chose to focus on the events that have impacted our environment […]

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