The Great Chicago Fire: A Chicago Stories Special brings to life the seismic event that changed the city.
Sandra Cordova Micek provides an introduction to The Great Chicago Fire: A Chicago Stories Special.
The Great Chicago Fire begins in Catherine O’Leary’s barn.
After hours of battling the fire, many Chicagoans see that there is no hope.
After rain helps to extinguish the flames, Chicagoans take in the destruction.
An official inquiry finds that Catherine O’Leary was not at fault for the fire.
Explore some of the buildings that survived the Great Chicago Fire.
Explore some of the objects that survived the Great Chicago Fire.