1893-world-s-fair-history-virtual-talk1893 World's fair history virtual talk

Connect with the city's past from your own home.

Let’s travel back in time to the World’s Columbian Exposition. Using historic photos, ephemera, and Google Maps, Chicago Detours Executive Director Amanda Scotese, AM’13 will narrate the history. You’ll learn about the incredible exhibits of foods, machines, and other curiosities. She’ll also show where you can go for yourself to experience buildings and places that connect to World’s Fair History today.

Registration and Event Questions
Chicago Detours tour company takes registration for this event. If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics of the event, please contact Chicago Detours at info@chicagodetours.com or 312.350.1131.

About Chicago Detours
The Chicago Detours tour company has been bringing people to explore stories and places locals don't even know since 2010. Amanda Scotese, AM'13, started the company to offer unique tour experiences of architecture, history and culture.



Date: Thursday, April 30

Time: 6:45-8:00 pm

Cost: $5.00

Location: Online
After registering, you will receive an email with instructions for viewing the online presentation.
6:45 pm CST “check in” (Zoom link opens for login)
7:00-8:00 pm CST Lecture/Tour and Q&A