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Cofee Talk:The Fort Dearborn Massacre and the War of 1812
Our July Coffee Talk brings us author and teacher, Robert Klein Engler as he guides us through the massacre with a visual lecture. Mr. Engler will cover the August 15th event and how it is remembered, especially by the Carl-Rohl Smith statue, and the politics of remembrance, up to today.
If you have any questions, please contact Adam or Lori at the History Center, 847.391.5399.
Supported by the City of Des Plaines, the Des Plaines Park District, the Des Plaines History Center consists of three facilities: the Visitor Center, the Kinder House, and the Fisher-Wright House. Please visit us as www.desplaineshistory.org
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|Where||Des Plaines History Center 781 Pearson St, Des Plaines, IL 60016|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||1:30 pm–2:30 pm|
|Price||$3.00 suggested donation|
More About Des Plaines History Center
Since 1967, Des Plaines History Center has been devoted to preserving all historical material related to Des Plaines and bringing together history buffs in the community. Its collection houses more than 31,000 objects and documents from the 19th and 20th centuries. It hosts lectures, tours, Boy and Girl Scout programs and participates in and helps organize festivals throughout the year. The center also contains a museum and gift shop.