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Mysterious Chicago Presents: Chicago History Trivia Night!
Sun, Nov 29, 10am
Virtual Tour: Shopping History in Chicago
Thurs, Dec 3, 8pm
Virtual Tour: Architects of Graceland Cemetery
Virtual tours on the Mysterious Chicago facebook page are free with suggested donations via venmo (adamchicago) or paypal (email@example.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’s Greatest Hits, Women at Graceland, Pride Month, The Underground Railroad, Health Scares in History, Graceland in Autumn, or Architects at Graceland
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, or a “grab bag.”
Refugee Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Chicago
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
Jerks in Chicago Cemeteries
Chicago Cemeteries: The Political Graveyard
Early Chicago Murder Stories
Dark History of Madison Street
… and more are being created all the time!
Want a tour for your library, corporate group, etc? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with dates and requests to make arrangements!