Second Lecture Added!
Chicago's Leading Ladies: The Women Who Left a Lasting Legacy to the City of Chicago

Tuesday, June 14; Doors open at 3:30, lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. OR
Tuesday, June 14; Doors open at 5:30, lecture begins at 6:00 p.m.
Members $5; Public $15    Buy tickets

Please note: The 6 p.m. lecture is SOLD OUT.

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Discover the civic-minded entrepreneurial women who led fascinating lives in the prestigious neighborhoods of Prairie Avenue, McCormickville, and the Gold Coast. Chicago historian, Sally Sexton Kalmbach, will highlight the achievements of these remarkable society women who left a lasting imprint on Chicago. Ms. Kalmbach’s insights into the high society neighborhoods of the Gilded Age are sure to whisk you back in time when tenacious and influential women broke the social norms of their time.

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