Rising to prominence with the death of President Abraham Lincoln, the Pullman Company, famous for its luxurious train travel, has always had a shadowy history. Almost from its very beginning, Pullman Town designed by George M. Pullman to address his workers’ every need, also grappled with the grim aspects of life.
From fiery train crashes and primitive surgeries to mysterious deaths, murders, and devastating tragedies, join us as we unearth stories from Pullman’s history. Once headlining local papers now largely forgotten, the stories we share on this tour are the grim side of the American dream.
This tour is intended for mature audiences. Parental Discretion is advised.
This tour begins in the evening and takes place entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather as it is likely to be chilly.
Total walking distance is about one mile.
11141 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
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