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Must See Museums In Chicago

Must See Museums In Chicago

For travelers an excellent destination is Illinois which offers a variety of options. The best option is to visit Chicago and enjoy the many museums and cultural scenes it has to offer. The Museum of Science and Industry is one option travelers should always go see along with the Brookfield Zoo. If you travel to the small historic town of Galena you can take an old fashioned Mississippi River cruise on a riverboat. The beautiful Lake Shelbyville can be found in the city of Champaign along with the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Reserve. The Lincoln Home National Historic site for history buffs can be found in the city of Springfield. Visitors can find a multitude of attractions in Chicago and are bound to find something that attracts them since Chicago is a major cultural center. Many choose to visit the Sears Tower while in Chicago, but visiting...

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Chicago’s Historic Water Tower

Chicago’s Historic Water Tower

Chicago is one of the largest and most populated cities in the United States. It has many attractions for visitors and tourists, to travel around and see. One of the oldest and more popular of all the attractions in Chicago is the City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower. The Chicago Office of Tourism is staffed to take care of and protect the gallery. Chicago Public Art Program is curator of the gallery. The Historic Water Tower is Chicago’s most beloved landmark and it has been for over 100 years. It was first designed and built by an architect by the name of William W. Boyington. Today, it stands as a memorial to the lives that were lost in the Tragic Chicago Fire. A little bit of history on the Historic Water Tower would date back to 1869 when it was first built to be the home of a...

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