EDHS News and Updates

News and Updates

Honoring the Loss of Eastland Author George W. Hilton

Chicago, Illinois — EDHS shares with great sadness the passing of George W. Hilton, author of "Eastland: Legacy of the Titanic," who died Monday, August 4, 2014 at age 89.

99th Anniversary of the Eastland Disaster Commemorated

Chicago, Illinois — The Eastland Disaster Historical Society commemorated the 99th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster on Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m. in downtown Chicago.

100th Anniversary Commemoration Plans in Full Swing

Chicago, Illinois — EDHS has kicked into high gear planning a powerful weekend from July 24 through 26, 2015 for you, your family and friends. The weekend will focus on commemorating the lives of those who were affected; it will also raise awareness of this historical event.

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