EDHS News and Updates

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Annual Commemorations

103rd Anniversary Weekend Events

Chicago, Illinois -- In addition to the 103rd Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday, July 22nd, there are two additional events this weekend commemorating the Eastland Disaster.


103rd Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony

Chicago, Illinois -- For the 19th consecutive summer, the Eastland Disaster Historical Society will host the anniversary commemoration for Chicago's greatest loss-of-life tragedy on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. We hope you will join us at the Chicago Riverwalk for this year's commemoration ceremony, and then follow with us over to Barbara's Bookstore to attend Patricia Sutton's book signing event. Whether you have joined us in previous years or are considering attending for your first time, all are welcome to participate.


102nd Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony

Chicago, Illinois -- For the 18th consecutive summer, the Eastland Disaster Historical Society will host the anniversary commemoration for Chicago’s greatest loss-of-life tragedy on Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We hope that you will join us at the Chicago Riverwalk for this year’s commemoration ceremony. Whether you have joined us in previous years or are considering attending for your first time, all are welcome to participate.


EDHS Announces Plans to Commemorate 101st Anniversary

Chicago, Illinois -- For the 17th consecutive summer, the Eastland Disaster Historical Society will be hosting the official anniversary commemoration for Chicago's greatest loss-of-life tragedy. Whether you have joined us in previous years or are considering attending for your first time, all are welcome to participate.


"Streetwise" Lists 100th Anniversary Commemoration in Top 10 Events of 2015

EDHS is excited to announce a second award: The Eastland Disaster 100th Anniversary Commemoration Weekend was named by Streetwise Magazine as one of its Top 10 Events in Chicago during 2015.

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