The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O'Leary's Cow
by Dick Bales (350 pages)
For our October 11 meeting we will be discussing the fact and fiction behind the great Chicago fire which occured from October 8-10, 1871. Our meeting falls only one day after the fire ended 140 years ago. Also, our meeting location, the Brehon Pub, was within the burn district.
Burn District Map
For a complete description of the book, check out the Current Book page and consider joining us for our second meeting of the Hornbook Club!
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