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The Old Joliet Prison

Posted on September 23, 2021
The Old Joliet Prison just outside of Chicago was the site of hundreds of executions and held notorious criminals like John Wayne Gacy and Baby Face Nelson. The imposingly dark appearance of the priso...

The Iroquois Theatre Fire

Posted on September 23, 2021
On the morning of December 30th, 1903, a blaze ignited within the Iroquois Theatre that would take the lives of over 600 people. Theatre patrons were burned alive, trampled to death, and trapped in th...

Excalibur Nightclub & The Chicago Historical Society

Posted on September 21, 2021
Lady In White Excalibur Nightclub ChicagoFor over two decades, the Excalibur was one of Chicago’s biggest and most popular nightclubs, attracting patrons with its gothic architecture and late-night ...