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Saturday, April 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
1812 Chicago: A Scalping, a Murder, & a Massacre

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An intimate look at Chicago’s genesis story during the five months between April and August of 1812.  Residents of the remote military, French & Indian trading post experience an Indian attack, Chicago's first recorded murder, and the massacre or Battle of Fort Dearborn (depending on how you tell it). The story centers on John Kinzie, the area’s leading fur and Indian trader, who is embroiled in intrigue in the middle ground between the British, Native American tribes, and the land-hungry Americans on the cusp of the War of 1812.

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Patrick McBriarty

Patrick McBriarty delights in explaining to people that he lives under a bridge in Chicago.  Known for presenting to engineers, architects, historians, and children he provides kids STEM/STEAM workshops, school visits, bridge tours, and book talks sharing his knowledge and experiences... Read More →

Saturday April 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
KI Convention Center—Auditorium 333 Main St, Green Bay, WI 54301, USA