Includes sites focused on the rich history of the City of Chicago. Sites may include but not limited to:
  • Local historical societies, groups and organizations
  • Famous persona or Chicago (i.e., former mayors, government officials and figures)
  • News and media coverage of distinct events that have occurred in the city's history.
  • Historical foundations
  • Former businesses, markets, and organizations that are covered by educational or media resources.
  • Please include a brief description of the significance of this site and its subject.

    Please include any special ''site features'' it may have (such as, photo gallery, membership information, merchandise, bibliographies, etc.)

    Sites relating to historical crime or criminals in Chicago.
    Jean Baptiste Point du Sable is widely known as the founder of Chicago.
    Sites about the fire of October 8-10, 1871 which destroyed over three square miles of the city of Chicago and started, by legend, by Mr. and Mrs. Patrick and Catherine O'Leary's cow.