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POSTPONED The Palm Sunday Tornado of 1920 with Jerry Turnquist

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

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One hundred years ago this spring, Elgin’s worst natural disaster occurred when a tornado hit the city on Palm Sunday – the week before Easter.

Using photos of the time, historian Jerry Turnquist will tell the story of this tragedy that killed seven people, injured scores of others, and did extensive damage to the city. 

Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

Venue

Elgin History Museum
360 Park St
Elgin, IL United States
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Phone:
847-742-4248