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Former Chicago Historical Society Building - Chicago IL Real Haunts

   
  • 632 N. Dearborn Street
  • Chicago, IL
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This historic landmark building was built in 1892. It was the home of the Chicago Historical Society following the incident of their original location being burnt down in the Great Chicago Fire. When the Society found a new home in Lincoln Park in 1931, the building housed a magazine publisher and subsequently became the home to several nightclubs.

Many believe the property is haunted by victims of the 1871 fire. There's also reports that indicate bones of some of the city's earliest settlers were housed here. Back in 1915, the SS Eastland rolled over in the Chicago River and as many as 844 passengers and crew were killed. Following the incident, the building was temporarily used to as a morgue for victims.
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