Gaslight Magic and Mayhem Tour

Looking for a day trip?

Let the Rec do the driving!

Must Registrar @ Romeoville Rec

Chicago’s original ghost lore and folklore tour operator now
offers a NEW tour of sites associated with the World’s Fair of
1893, its creator Daniel Burnham, and the diabolical serial killer
of the period, H.H. Holmes. Sure to be of interest to Chicago
history buffs, true crime junkies, fans of the best-selling book
or just those curious to explore the half-forgotten byways of
Chicago’s past. Tour and transportation is included in fee.

Age: 21 and up

Fee: $60/R – $90/NR

Supervisor: Jason Buckholtz
Instructor: Chicagoland Ghost Hunters

Min/Max: 10/24

Register by: 11/11
Code Date Time Day
11F460 11/20 12:00pm – 6:00pm Sun

To Registrar:

Monday - Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Drop-off registration will be accepted after 6:00pm
and will be entered in the following day.
Saturday - Sunday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Non Resident - August 24th - 26th
Wednesday - Friday 9:00am to 6:00p

More information for this tour:

GASLIGHT MAGIC AND MAYHEM  

Website:  http://www.ghosttours.com/tour_gaslight.htm

A SPECIAL LUXURY COACH TOUR OF CHICAGO’S “The Devil in the White City” LOCALES !!

Chicago ’s original ghostlore and folklore tour operator now offers a NEW tour of sites associated with the World’s Fair of 1893, it’s creator Daniel Burnham, and the diabolical serial killer of the period, H.H. Holmes.

Sure to be of interest to Chicago history buffs, true crime junkies, fans of the best-selling book or just those curious to explore the half-forgotten  byways of Chicago’s past, this narrated tour (including stops and drive-bys) is only $52.00 per person (retail)**

(including late lunch.)  

PRIVATE TOUR/GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE.

TOUR INCLUDES:

 The Rookery Building (Daniel Burnham’s offices and one of the first skyscrapers)

 Ferris Wheel lore

 Assassination curse on World’s Fair mayors of Chicago

 Secrets of the Field Museum and Museum of Science and Industry

 The replica “Republic” statue

 The Midway as it is today

 Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, “Little Egypt” exotic dancing, Wizard of Oz and Epcot Center/Disney World connections, etc.

 Site of  Holmes’ “Murder Castle”

 Chicago Stockyards’ landmark gate

 Lunch at Schaller’s Pump, 3714 S. Halsted,  a classic restaurant in the same family since  1881. Did serial killer Holmes ever dine here?

 …and more!

 Completely narrated by Chicago folklorist and historian Richard Crowe, who grew up on Garfield Boulevard not far from the home of the infamous “torture doctor”, H.H. Holmes himself!

 Was Holmes the Devil incarnate? You decide!

 Public tour running time : 1PM to 5PM

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