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Edgewater Historical Society Explores How Luxembourgers Shaped Chicago

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you aren’t taking our Gangsters of West Ridge Tour on July 13, stop by the Edgewater Branch Library to hear the story of how immigrants from one of the smallest countries in Europe shaped the early history of Chicago’s Far North Side. Kevin Wester, retired Executive Director of the Luxembourger American Cultural Society will give a wide-ranging overview of how this small group brought their farming skills to our city, creating a network of farms and greenhouses that arced from Edgewater and Rogers Park to as far north as Winnetka,  and left a permanent stamp on the city and the surrounding suburbs.

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Date:
July 13
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Edgewater Public Library
6000 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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