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Coffee Talk: Building the Canal to Save Chicago
Come join us as author, Richard Lanyon, will discuss his book Building the Canal to Save Chicago, which tells the story of the complexity of implementing a massive and innovative public works engineering system to save Chicago from a perilous nuisance and public health crisis.
|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|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Seniors|
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.
Other events here
- New Exhibit Opening at Des Plaines History Center Sun, Jun 2, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
- Tour the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Sat, Jun 8, 9:15 am