2021 VIRTUAL Tour Dates

In-person dates may relaunch this fall. These virtual tours and lectures will run all year via Facebook Live on the Mysterious Chicago Facebook page! There are mini tours Mon-Sat at 10am, and full tours Sunday at 10am and Thurs at 8pm.

Free, with suggested donations.
Venmo: adamchicago
paypal: adam@mysteriouschicago.com
or join the new patreon

Thurs, Feb 25, 8pm CST:
Refugee Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Chicago


Sun, Feb 28, 10am CST
Virtual Tour: Dark History of Taylor Street


Thurs, Mar 4, 8pm CST
Virtual Tour: True Crime Tales in Chicago Cemeteries


Sun, Mar 7, 10am
Virtual Tour: Graceland – Cemetery of Architects


Virtual tours on the Mysterious Chicago facebook page are free with suggested donations via venmo (adamchicago) or paypal (adam@mysteriouschicago.com)

All times CDT.

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Author Adam Selzer presents the most fascinating, entertaining, and historically accurate tours available! Many tours are in partnership with Atlas Obscura. New tours and dates are being added all the time; join the mailing list or Facebook page for regular updates!  

2020 in-person dates are probably all canceled, but as of August we’ve created more than 30 virtual experiences which rotate in and out! Tours typically run Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Full Length Virtual Tours:

HH Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil

Grave Robbing 101

Graceland Cemetery (Adam’s specialty!):

  • Graceland’s Greatest Hits, Women at Graceland, Pride Month, The Underground Railroad, Health Scares in History, Graceland in Autumn, Architects at Graceland, and More!

Architecture of Mysterious Chicago

The Darker Side of Taylor Street

Time Travel Pub Crawl:

  • Bars from Chicago History, Bars from New York History, Tiki History, Literary Hotspots, Halloween, “Drink Like the Dickens,” and more

Refugee Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Chicago

Rosehill Cemetery

Swindlers, Con Artists and Gamblers in Chicago History

Mysterious Chicago After Hours! (The adult stories left off most tours)

HH Holmes: The Devil’s Chicago

Ghosts of Chicago

Antique Serial Killers in Chicago History

Leopold and Loeb’s Crime of the Century

Silent Film in Chicago

Lincoln Park History

Al Capone and the Gangs of Chicago

The Strange Tale of the Cardinella Gang

Shooting Showgirls: From the Front Page to the Stage

Unsolved Mysteries from Chicago History

Architecture on the Chicago River

Bad Boys of Architecture

Chicago’s Spookiest Graves

Virtual Architecture Boat Tour

Architecture Boat Tour: Halloween Edition

Jerks in Chicago Cemeteries

Chicago Cemeteries: The Political Graveyard

Early Chicago Murder Stories

Dark History of Madison Street

Shopping History in Chicago

Treason: Camp Douglas and the Chicago Insurrection Plot of 1864

Swindlers, Con Artists and Gamblers in Chicago History

… and more are being created all the time!

Want a tour for your library, corporate group, etc?  Email adam@mysteriouschicago.com with dates and requests to make arrangements!