I & M Canal
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Dinner & A Little History: Rising UP from Indian Country: The Battle of For Dearborn & The Birth of Chicago
Dates: May. 18, 2017 - May. 18, 2017
Speaker: Anne Durkin-Keating, Ph.D
The illustrated talk will consider Chicago when it was part of a broad Indian Country in the western Great Lakes under the nominal colonial control of first the French, then the British, and finally the United States. It will examine figures such as Jean Baptiste Point de Sable, Archange Ouilmette, and John Kinzie and their role in Chicago's early development.