Our Lady of the Angels School Fire

  • When Sep 21, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM (US/Central / UTC-500)
  • Where Crestwood Public Library
  • Contact Name Katelyn Salem
  • Contact Phone (708) 371-4090
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On December 1, 1958, a fire broke out in the basement of Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago, cutting short the lives of 92 students and three nuns. Historian Jim Gibbons will present the story of this tragedy based on newspaper articles, eyewitness accounts, and a personal connection.

This program is for ages 18 and up due to somewhat disturbing images. Please register.