Eastland Disaster

101st Anniversary Commemoration

Sunday-Monday, July 24-25, 2016

Please join us this summer as EDHS hosts the 101st anniversary commemoration of Chicago’s greatest loss-of-life tragedy. Individuals and families who are personally connected to the tragedy will be gathering to learn, remember, and build new relationships.


Events marked with a will be paid, ticketed events.
Please purchase these tickets using the link above.


July 24

8:30 -10:30 am  

Families River & Lake Cruise

Attendees will enjoy a chartered 90-minute cruise along the Chicago River and along the Chicago skyline on Lake Michigan.

11 - 11:30 am

Public Ceremony

The riverwalk ceremony is open to the public.

11:45 - 1:30 pm  

Families Luncheon

Enjoy a delicious meal while gathering and socializing with others who have direct family connections to the Eastland Disaster.


July 25

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  

Chicago Businesspersons Lunch Program

Open to the public, attendees will enjoy lunch while hearing an information-packed presentation that will answer all of your questions including what caused the tragedy.

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