River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Sunday, 10/3, 2-3:30 PM, The Essential Great Chicago Fire

2021 marks the 150th Anniversary of the fire that nearly destroyed a city. In The Essential Great Chicago Fire, William Pack weaves together technical details of the fire with vivid firsthand accounts from those who lived through the conflagration of 1871, bringing alive all the excitement and terror in a multi-media storytelling event that will not soon be forgotten. Brought to you in partnership with River Forest Township.