Celebrating Chicago History Month – March 2018!

25 03 2015

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The City of Chicago was incorporated on Saturday, March 4, 1837.
aka: “Chi-town,” “Windy City,” “City of the Big Shoulders,” and “Second City.”
Chicago is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States, with approximately 2.8 million residents.
March has been designated as Chicago History Month.
In recognition and celebration of CHM, all Chicago is invited to participate, in whatever form and fashion chosen. Schools, churches, community and social organizations, senior, youth groups and individuals are urged to have events and/or create displays that highlight some aspect of Chicago’s rich history and people.
Please feel free to comment – To Recognize and Celebrate Chicago History Month!
Chicago History Month needs a professional inter-active website for mass participation. The money raised will be used to build the website and to promote the mission of Chicago History Month.

Support Chicago History Month 2018

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Welcome to the Chicago History Month Blog!!!!

13 03 2014
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March is Chicago History Month


Chicago History Month™ 

March is Chicago History Month!

Support Chicago History Month 2018

For information, email: info@chicagohistorymonth.com





How Chicago’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names

10 03 2014

How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

It’s often said that “Chicago is a city of neighborhoods.” This may seem redundant—isn’t every city a city of neighborhoods?—but Chicago really is a big, wonderful amalgamation of unique enclaves. Where do the names for all these neighborhoods come from? We sought to find out.
Keep in mind that there are at least 200 neighborhoods in Chicago. While this list is extensive, it isn’t absolute. For example, some areas were left off because they were obvious extensions of other neighborhoods (hello, West Rogers Park), while others lacked reliable info (or any information at all).
http://mentalfloss.com/article/55060/how-chicagos-neighborhoods-got-their-names

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Chicago History Month GoFundMe

4 10 2013
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March is Chicago History Month

Chicago History Month GoFundMe

Chicago History Month needs a professional inter-active website for mass participation. The money raised will be used to build the website and to promote the mission of Chicago History Month.





Chicago History Month Video 2

18 03 2013

The City of Chicago was incorporated on Saturday, March 4, 1837.
AKA : “Chi-town,” “Windy City,” “City of the Big Shoulders,” and “Second City.”
Chicago is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States, with approximately 2.8 million residents.
March has been designated as Chicago History Month by Harold Lee Rush, creator of Chicago History Month. In recognition and celebration of CHM, all Chicago is invited to participate, in whatever form and fashion chosen. Schools, churches, community and social organizations, senior, youth groups and individuals are urged to have events and/or create displays that highlight some aspect of Chicago’s rich history and people.
Please feel free to comment and share photographs as members of the cause – To Recognize and Celebrate Chicago History Month!
Join the Cause at Facebook: http://www.causes.com/ChiHistMonth





Chicago History Month Video 1

11 03 2013




March is Chicago History Month

26 02 2013
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March is Chicago History Month

The City of Chicago was incorporated on Saturday, March 4, 1837.
AKA : “Chi-town,” “Windy City,” “City of the Big Shoulders,” and “Second City.”
Chicago is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States, with approximately 2.8 million residents.

March has been designated as Chicago History Month by Harold Lee Rush, creator of Chicago History Month. In recognition and celebration of  CHM, all Chicago is invited to participate, in whatever form and fashion chosen. Schools, churches, community and social organizations, senior, youth groups and individuals are urged to have events and/or create displays that highlight some aspect of Chicago’s rich history and people. 

Please feel free to comment – To Recognize and Celebrate Chicago History Month!

For more information and/or to offer suggestions/resources:

info@CHICAGOHISTORYMONTH.com

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March is Chicago History Month

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