Kids’ Guide to Chicago

Kids’ Guide to Chicago

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Should we thank Mrs. O’Leary’s cow?

Legend has it the cow kicked over a lantern, starting the famous Chicago Fire on a windy Sunday in 1871 — though historians aren’t so sure the cow was to blame for the fire that changed Chicago forever. The famous Chicago Water Tower on North Michigan Avenue is one of just five public buildings that survived.

But if not for that fire, Chicago might not be the amazing city it is today or such a great place for families to visit, boasting friendly locals (once including the first family, of course), great museums and music, the free Lincoln Park Zoo (one of the last free zoos in the country), sports teams with some of the most devoted fans anywhere, and lots of fun eats.

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